Synology DiskStation DS218

Synology DiskStation DS218 is a versatile, high-performance NAS 2-bay designed for small offices and home users to effectively manage, protect and share data. The 64-bit quad-core processor provides high-speed 10-bit 4K H.265 video transmission and transcoding to empower shared data storage and multimedia entertainment. The Synology DS218 is supported by a 2-year limited warranty from Synology.

Optimal Price-Performance Ratio with DS218

Synology DS218 is an attached 2-bay network storage solution that is equipped with a 64-bit quad-core processor and 2GB of memory, providing high-performance sequential throughput of more than 112MB / s reading and 112MB / s writing1. With hardware encryption accelerated, DS218 provides encrypted encrypted throughput in more than 112 Read MB / s and posts 111 MB / s1.

You can organize libraries in personal digital videos with comprehensive media information, and stream 4K Ultra HD movies and movies into various devices such as computers, smartphones, media players and TVs. If your device is not capable of playing 4K video, the DS218 provides online 4K video transcoding to 1080p or lower resolution for smoother and time-saving video viewing experience.

Cross-Platform File Sharing and DS218 Data Synchronization

DS218 supports comprehensive network protocols, ensuring file sharing experience on all Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allows DS218 to enter quickly and easily into existing networks without the need to repeatedly create user accounts. 

Synchronization Cloud keeps your Dropbox, Google ™ Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Baidu, and Box in sync with your personal DiskStation at home. The Cloud Station Suite allows you to synchronize files easily between many devices - Windows PCs, Macs, Linux, iOS or Android ™ tablets / phones - keeping everything up-to-date. 

DS218 combines seamless file sharing capabilities with tightened security, even through the Internet with HTTPS, default firewall, and several automatic blocking mechanisms for IP and account intrusion.

DS218 Easy Backup Solution

Synology Hyper Backup provides multi-version backup with optimized storage utilization, and enables data backup to various destinations, such as local shared folders, external hard drives, shared network folders, rsync servers, and services public cloud. 

Energy Efficient and Easy Management with DS218

Synology DS218 is designed and developed taking into account energy efficiency. DS218 only consumes 14.99 W in regular operations. With a hibernation HDD, the hard drive can enter energy saving mode automatically when the system has been idle for a certain period of time. The solution for data storage is with Synology DS218.