The DiskStation DS2415+ 12-Bay NAS Server from Synology is 12-bay NAS that is optimized for storage, file backup, file sharing, and encryption. It comes equipped with twelve drive bays that are capable of natively supporting 3.5" and 2.5" SATA III and SATA II hard drives, as well as 2.5" SATA III and SATA II SSDs. Using its twelve drive bays, this NAS will allow you to store and share a large number of files, including videos, music, photos, and documents with up to 2,048 users. For those who wish to increase the overall capacity of their DX2415+, the DX1215 expansion unit is available.
The DS2415+ runs on Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) OS, which is a browser-based operating system which helps to simplify managing your Synology NAS. Its CPU is an Intel Atom C2538 Quad-Core that runs at 2.4 GHz and its 2GB of DDR3 RAM allows frequently-used files and applications to be quickly accessed. The NAS is capable of achieving read speeds of up to 451 MB/s, write speeds of up to 415 MB/s, and features four USB 3.0 ports which allow it to be connected to your system. Internet connectivity is achieved via the included four Gigabit Ethernet ports, allowing your stored data to be shared with users throughout the network. Data may also be made remotely available through the free iOS and Android applications.
The DS2415+ also serves as a centralized backup target for all the computers in your home or office. The Backup & Replication feature allows users to back up data from one 2415+ to another DiskStation, or rsync-compatible servers. Users can also back up iSCSI LUNs. To help ensure data redundancy and drive efficiency, a variety of RAID modes are supported, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and JBOD. Additional supported RAID modes include Basic and Synology Hybrid RAID.
The DS2415+ operates on 100-240VAC at 50/60 Hz and includes an accessory pack, an AC power cord, and two Ethernet cables. It is certified with Windows Server 2012 and Server 2012 R2, in addition to being WMware and Citrix-ready.