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Synology Announces Various Updates for DiskStations including AirPlay Support


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Today, Synology have announced a number of updates for their DiskStation boxes, including a VPN Center Package, a Mail Station Package Update and AirPlay Support.


Here is the press release:

Synology® Announces Official Release of VPN Center Package, AirPlay Support, Mail Station Package Update for its NAS servers, and Official DSM 3.1 OS for USB Station 2

Taipei, Taiwan—June 8, 2011—Synology® Inc. today announced the official release of VPN Center Package and AirPlay support, along with the Mail Station 2 package update for its DiskStations and RackStations. The official DiskStation Manager 3.1 (DSM 3.1) for USB Station 2 was also launched.

With the official VPN Center package implemented, a Synology NAS server works as a VPN server to provide cost-effective remote access solutions. Businesses can establish virtual networks to achieve full connectivity between their office locations, and allow their employees to reach resources and data as if they were within the private network.

AirPlay support provides an alternative way to conveniently stream multimedia content stored on Audio Station. Users can switch to the Media Renderer mode on Audio Station, and play music on any AirPlay devices. With DS audio, iOS and Android devices can also be used for streaming music to any AirPlay compatible products.

The operating system of USB Station 2 is now officially upgraded to DSM 3.1. Sharing multimedia content and documents is made more efficient with revamped Audio Station and File Browser which offers searching criteria and document preview. AirPlay and AirPrint support enrich the capabilities of mobile devices. Other enhanced features such as RSS feeds and torrent search on Download Station are also available.


The VPN Center package and AirPlay support apply to the following models: RS2211+, RS2211RP+, DS1511+, RS411, DS411+II, DS411+, DS411j, DS411slim, DS211+, DS211, DS211j, DS111, DS1010+, RS810+, RS810RP+, DS410, DS410j, DS710+, DS210+, DS210j, DS110+, DS110j, DS509+, RS409+, RS409RP+, RS409, DS409+, DS409, DS209+II, DS209+, DS209, DS109+, DS109, DS409slim, RS408, RS408-RP, DS508, DS408

They are available for free download at

The Mail Station 2 package update additionally applies to the following models: DS209j, DS109j, DS108j, RS407, DS207+, DS207, DS107+, DS107, DS107e, CS407, CS407e

It is available for free download at

Synology DSM 3.1 for USB Station 2 is available for free download at Station 2

Synology at a Glance

Founded in 2000, Synology is a young and energetic company dedicated to developing high-performance, reliable, versatile, and environmentally-friendly Network Attached Storage (NAS) server products. Our goal is to deliver user-friendly solutions and solid customer service to satisfy the needs of businesses, home offices, individual users and families.

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