The 6TB Synology DiskStation DS213+ 2-Bay All-in-One NAS Server is a dual bay enclosure that features room for two SATA II 2.5 or 3.5" hard drives or SSDs for a maximum total capacity of 6TB (2x 3TB SATA drives are included in this B&H Kit). It also features the ability to hot swap drives for ease and flexibility in case of data loss or corruption. The transfer speed of data on and off the server is handled with USB 3.0 ports for up to 5Gbps speed. It has a 110.36 MBps read and 84.31 MBps write speed rating, and also includes a Gigabit Ethernet port, USB 2.0 ports and an SD card slot for even faster and more flexible transfer options. The DS213+ also includes a hardware-based Floating Point Unit that speeds up the processing computations.
The Synology Diskstation also makes it possible to configure the included drives in a variety of RAID configurations including Synology Hybrid RAID, Basic, JBOD, RAID 0 and RAID 1. Backup options include network and local backup, desktop backup, shared folder syncing, and Apple Time Machine compatibility. It is also capable of backing up from and to USB flash drives and SD memory cards.
The DS213+ can be used as a multimedia server, streaming music and movies over your Internet connection using DLNA and uPnP standards, or as a mail server with POP3, SMTP and IMAP support. You can also use it as an FTP server with bandwidth control, custom FTP passive port range, anonymous FTP and transfer log support. If you need a dedicated print server, the DS213+ can also handle LPR, CIFS, IPP, Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print for up to 2 separate printers.
Included in this B&H Kit are two 3TB SATA internal hard drives for a total of 6TB of capacity.
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Synology 6TB (2x 3TB) DiskStation DS213+ All-in-One 2-Bay NAS Server Review