Storage & NASSynology Launches DiskStation DS713+ NAS Unit

Synology Launches DiskStation DS713+ NAS Unit


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Synology has launched a new 2-bay NAS unit aimed at small businesses, the DiskStation DS713+.  Read on for details.


Synology has launched a new 2-bay NAS unit aimed at small businesses, the DiskStation DS713+.  Here is the press release:

Synology® Launches DiskStation DS713+

A Robust and Scalable Foundation for Resilient Future Growth

Taipei, Taiwan—November 6, 2012—Synology® Inc. today introduced DiskStation DS713+, a scalable 2-bay NAS server that provides SMB users with a high-performance data management solution.

“When data grow exponentially, businesses struggle to keep up with their evolving needs in the storage race,” said Darren Lin, product manager of Synology Inc. “The DS713+ addresses the challenge by allowing users to quickly expand its capacity up to 28 TB with Synology expansion unit,” added Lin.

The DS713+ surpasses its predecessor with a substantial platform upgrade to a 2.13 GHz dual core processor. Under RAID 1 configuration in a Windows® environment with Link Aggregation enabled, it delivers average read and write speeds of 202.3MB/s and 135.84MB/s respectively. Moreover, the DS713+ is optimized for high-quality surveillance footage, and supports up to 20 channels of simultaneous high-definition IP camera recording.

The DS713+ is equipped with two USB 3.0 ports that offer 10 times faster file transfer rates than USB 2.0. To ensure high availability to business data, DS713+ features front-mounted hot-swappable drives with dual Gigabit Ethernet ports for failover protection to reduce vulnerabilities resulting from unexpected service downtime.

With complete iSCSI support, DS713+ can be seamlessly integrated with major virtualization solutions, including VMware® vSphere 5 with VAAI support, Citrix® XenServer and Microsoft® Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V. In addition, it fits easily into business environments with LDAP, Windows AD and ACL support.

Synology DS713+ runs DiskStation Manager (DSM) 4.1, the operating system of every Synology DiskStation and RackStation. DSM 4.1 provides rich features to boost productivity and simplify tasks, all on a sleek interface optimized for multitasking. Synology has received numerous media accolades, including “Best Equipment of 2011” for DS712+, granted by CHIP, Poland.。

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Synology DiskStation DS713+ is now shipping globally.

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