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Synology DS214 Diskless 2-Bay SMB & SOHO NAS Server

B&H # SYDS214 Mfr # DS214
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You Pay: $294.99
Product Highlights
  • Two Bay NAS Enclosure
  • Dual-Core 1.066GHz Processor
  • 512MB DDR3 RAM
  • Up to 8TB Storage Capacity
  • 2 x USB 3.0 / 1 x USB 2.0 Ports
  • Gigabit LAN
  • Support for up to 2,048 Users
  • Integrated 92x92 mm Fan
  • Synology DiskStation Manager OS

The DS214 Diskless 2-Bay SMB & SOHO NAS Server from Synology comes equipped with two hot-swappable storage bays capable of holding both 2.5" and 3.5" SATA II and SATA III hard drives and solid state drives. With support for capacities up to 8TB (drives sold separately), you can store a large amount of files including Full HD video, music, photos, documents and more. This enclosure supports enhanced data transfer speeds with average data write speeds of 100 MB/s.

The DS214 NAS Server from Synology comes equipped with a 1.066GHz Dual Core processor and 512MB of DDR3 RAM to maintain efficient data transfer speeds. With two USB 3.0 ports and one USB 2.0 port you can connect this enclosure to your Windows, Mac or Linux based system. This enclosure can also be connected to the Internet via the included Gigabit Ethernet port making your stored data available to users throughout the network. Files can also be made available remotely through the free iOS and Android applications.

Whether using this Synology at home or in the office you can take advantage of a variety of tools including USB printer sharing, a dedicated mail service provider and VPN functionality, and even cloud storage support through Amazon S3 and Glacier cloud services. Along with the various business oriented functions, this Synology enclosure also supports HTTPS, firewall, and IP auto-block features for added security.

Optimal Price/Performance Ratio
The Synology DS214 is a compact, all-purpose NAS server, designed to fulfill a variety of requirements for both small businesses and home users. This two-bay enclosure delivers enhanced read/write performance with an average write speed of 100 MB/s under RAID 1configuration in a Windows environment. The built-in floating-point unit enhances the overall capability of the main CPU, and is particularly advantageous in speeding up thumbnail processing. The Synology DS214 is equipped with an encryption engine which offloads the encryption calculation task away from the main CPU, helping to improve file transfer speeds of the DiskStation.

The DS214 contains tool-less hard drive trays, allowing users to fixate 3.5" hard drives without a screwdriver. Meanwhile, the DS214 also supports hot-swappable hard drive trays, enabling instant and risk-free hard disk replacement. External storage access is made fast and easy, with two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaces in the back, alongside one USB 2.0 interface in the front panel for quick access.
Windows, Mac, and Linux Cross Platform Sharing
Synology DS214 offers comprehensive network protocol support, assuring seamless file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allows Synology DS214 to fit quickly and effortlessly into any existing network environment, with no need to recreate user accounts. Internet file access is simplified by the encrypted FTP server and the web-based file explorer, Synology File Station. HTTPS, firewall and IP auto-block support ensure file sharing over the Internet is protected at a high security level. For users who are always on the move, Synology provides a handy app, DS file, for popular mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android devices and Windows phones. Anything stored on Synology DS214 can now be accessed remotely using DS file.
Effective Backup Solutions
Synology DS214 offers comprehensive network protocol support, assuring seamless file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allows Synology DS214 to fit quickly and effortlessly into any existing network environment, with no need to recreate user accounts. Internet file access is simplified by the encrypted FTP server and the web-based file explorer, Synology File Station. HTTPS, firewall, and IP auto-block support ensure file sharing over the Internet is protected at a high security level. For users who are always on the move, Synology provides an intuitive app, DS file, for popular mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android devices and Windows Phone. Anything stored on Synology DS214 can now be accessed remotely using DS file.
Rich Office Applications
The Mail Server package turns Synology DS214 into a dedicated mail service provider, and the USB printer sharing capability minimizes businesses' cost by sharing printing resources throughout the office. VPN Server package offers an easy VPN solution that turns your DS214 into a VPN server, providing a secure way of connecting to a private LAN at a remote location. As to environment security, Synology Surveillance Station offers a centralized interface to manage IP cameras deployed in your office or home, allowing users traveling miles away to safeguard the environment by watching live views, recording events, and taking snapshots with a computer or iOS/Android device.
Energy Efficient with Cool and Quiet Design
Not only does the Synology DS214 provide a 92x92 mm fan and the smart airflow to keep the system running cool 24/7, its noise dampening design makes it really quiet compared to PC counterparts. The support of Wake on LAN/WAN, multiple scheduled power on/off can further reduce power consumption and operation cost. As with all Synology products this NAS is produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials.
Hardware Specification
CPU Frequency Dual Core 1.066 GHz
Floating Point Yes
Hardware Encryption Engine Yes
Memory
System Memory 512 MB DDR3
Storage
Drive Bays 2
Drive Type 3.5" SATA(III) / SATA(II) HDD
2.5" SATA(III) / SATA(II) HDD
2.5" SATA(III) / SATA(II) SSD
Max Internal Capacity 8 TB (4 TB HDD X 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
External Ports
USB 2.0 Port 1
USB 3.0 Port 2
USB/SD Copy Yes
File System
Internal Drives EXT4
External Drives EXT4, EXT3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+ (Read Only, with max. volume size 2 TB)
Other Specifications
LAN Ports 1 x Gigabit LAN port
Wake on LAN/WAN Yes
System Fan 1 x fan (92 x 92 mm)
Wireless Support Yes (with optional wireless dongle)
Noise Level 19.9 dB(A)
Power Recovery Yes
Power Supply 65 W
AC Input Power Voltage 100 V to 240 V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 HZ, single phase
Power Consumption 22.64 W (Access)
9.12 W (HDD hibernation)
Environmental Conditions
Operating Temperature 40 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Storage Temperature 15 to 155°F / -10 to 70°C
Relative Humidity 5 to 95%
Maximum Operating Altitude 6,500 ft / 1,981 m
RoHS Compliant Yes
Other Specifications
Certifications FCC Class B, CE Class B, BSMI Class B
Storage Management Max File System Size: 16 TB
Max Internal Volume Number: 256
Max iSCSI Target Number: 10
Max iSCSI LUN: 10
Supported RAID Type: Synology Hybrid RAID, Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1
RAID Level Migration Basic to RAID 1
Volume Expansion With Larger HDDs: Synology Hybrid RAID
By Adding a HDD: Synology Hybrid RAID
File Sharing Capacity Max User Accounts: 2,048
Max Groups: 256
Max Shared Folder: 256
Max Shared Folder Sync Tasks: 2
Max Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections: 128
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration
Dimensions (HxWxD) 6.5 x 4.3 x 9.2" / 165 x 108 x 233.2 mm
Weight 2.9 lb / 1.3 kg
Synology DS214 Diskless 2-Bay SMB & SOHO NAS Server
  • Installation Disc
  • Welcome Note
  • Accessory Pack
  • AC Power Adapter
  • AC Power Cord
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable
  • Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty
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