The DiskStation DS112j Budget-Friendly 1-Bay NAS Server For Home Users from Synology provides a simple file backup, storage and sharing solution in your home. Boasting a low power consumption of a mere 12.1W in operation, and running on the DiskStation Manager (DSM) operating system, the DS112j is an intuitive device offering a broad array of personal entertainment features. Get 24/7 personal cloud storage and sharing, support for 2.5" (6.4 cm) and 3.5" (8.9 cm) hard drives, a hardware encryption engine, a cool and quiet design, and much more.
Synology DS112j centralizes all your data and files and lets you share them with family members or roommates within your local network. If you find this way of managing files convenient, you'll be happy to know that the DS112j enables you to have your own personal cloud, so that the sharing coverage can be extended to the web. The EZ-Internet wizard guides you through the process of establishing remote Internet access to your DS112j. You will be allowed to remotely access the server from anywhere in a matter of minutes--it's just that easy. Always on-the-go? Not a problem. Synology offers a handy app called DS file for iPhone, iPad and Android users. Anything stored on your DS112j is accessible remotely by using DS file via the web.
Using the integrated media server on the DS112j, you have the ability to stream digital multimedia content from the DiskStation to a media device like a stereo system, Sony PlayStation 3 or Microsoft XBox 360. Also stream movies and music to a DLNA/UPnP compatible television to enjoy your favorite films or shows stored on the DiskStation. Your living room just became more livable. To get a fully digitized music listening experience from the comfort of your sofa, simply connect the DS112j to a home stereo system and use the DS audio App for iPad, iPhone and Android to control music playback with ease.
The server's Download Station serves as a 24x7 BT, FTP, HTTP, eMule, and NZB download center sans computer. The eMule and BT search engine enables "search-n-download" capability without the installation of any extra desktop apps. Plus, the RSS feed feature brings the most current updates right to you. You have the option of subscribing to multiple RSS feeds listing information about all your favorite downloads. Your entire download experience is automated for your convenience.
With Photo Station, the DS112j simplifies the process of sharing photo, video, and blog content with the public. Features like theme personalization, blog, and user privilege settings enable Photo Station to act as your sophisticated lifestyle sharing center on the web. It syncs albums automatically to Facebook, making it even more closely intertwined with your social life.
The server provides a centralized backup target for all PCs and Mac computers in your home. PC users can back up data to the DS112j via free Synology Data Replicator software, while Mac OS X users will be able to take advantage of native Apple Time Machine integration. An Internet-based backup wizard is provided to back up data in the DS112j to another Synology DiskStation or to an external hard drive through USB.
Finally, the Synology DS112j is engineered for high energy efficiency. Not only does it offer a larger fan and smart airflow to keep the system running cool at all times, its noise dampening design makes for super-quiet operation compared to PC counterparts - 17.1dB. The server supports numerous scheduled power on / off cycles and hard drive hibernation to further minimize power consumption and operation expenses. Like all Synology products, the DS112j is produced with RoHS compliant parts in accordance with the manufacturer's commitment to environmental protection and preservation.