The DS114 Compact Single Bay NAS Server from Synology comes equipped with one storage bay capable of holding both 2.5" and 3.5" SATA II and SATA III hard drives and solid state drives. An optional 2.5" disk holder is needed to place 2.5" drives into the enclosure. With support for capacities up to 4TB, you can store a large number of files including Full HD video, music, photos, documents and more. This enclosure also supports enhanced data transfer speeds with average write speeds of 74.25 MB/s and average read speeds of 108.99 MB/s.
The DS114 NAS Server from Synology comes equipped with a 1.2GHz Single Core processor and 512MB of DDR3 RAM to maintain efficient data transfer speeds. With two USB 3.0 ports 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 DS114 is a compact, all-purpose NAS server, designed to fulfill a variety of requirements for both small businesses and home users. This one-bay model delivers enhanced read/write performance with an average write speed of 74.25 MB/sec in a Windows environment along with an average read speed of 108.99 MB/sec. The built-in floating-point unit enhances the overall capability of the main CPU, and is particularly advantageous in speeding up thumbnail processing. With RAM twice the size of its predecessor, the DS114 exhibits a surprising boost in multi-tasking performance. Additionally, the DS114 comes with two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaces each with up to a 5 Gbps transmission speed, and an eSATA interface to power an external hard drive.
- Effective Backup Solutions
- The Synology DS114 offers a centralized backup target to consolidate fragmented and unstructured data across a network. PC users can back up their data to Synology DS114 using Synology Data Replicator software, and Mac OS X users enjoy native Apple Time Machine integration. A backup wizard is also provided for backing up data from the Synology DS114 to another Synology NAS, to other sync server, or to an external drive. Backing up to Amazon S3 and Glacier cloud service is also supported. The add-on package, Time Backup, keeps DiskStation data in multiple versions, so IT administrators could easily keep track of them and restore to a previous version whenever required.
- Windows, Mac, and Linux Cross Platform Sharing
- Synology DS114 offers comprehensive network protocol support, assuring seamless file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allows Synology DS114 to fit quickly and effortlessly into any existing network environment, with no need to recreate user accounts. Cloud Station allows users to sync files among multiple devices, including Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android tablets or phones, keeping everything up-to-date. 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 DS114 can now be accessed remotely using DS file.
- Easy Setup and Management
- Synology DSM 4.3 operating system offers an intuitive and easy-to-use web experience. For users unfamiliar with complicated router configurations or those who simply want to save time, the Synology EZ-Internet Wizard simplifies the process of setting up access to the Synology DS114 from the Internet. EZ-Internet Wizard walks you through all of network settings including firewall, port-forwarding, PPPoE setup and DDNS registration. The multi-tasking web UI on DSM allows users to run multiple applications simultaneously on one tab browser and switch between them instantly.
- Rich Office Applications
- The Mail Server package turns Synology DS114 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 DS114 into a VPN server, providing a secure way of connecting to a private LAN at a remote location. RADIUS Server strengthens network security by overseeing wireless access authentication via RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service) network protocol.
- Energy Efficient with Cool and Quiet Design
- Not only does the Synology DS114 provide a 60x60 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.