Synology DiskStation DS418

The Synology DS418 is a versatile, high-performance NAS 4-bay, specifically designed for office and home users to effectively manage, protect and share data. The new quad-core 64-bit processor supports large-capacity storage volume management and 10-bit 4K H.265 video coding to enrich multimedia entertainment. Synology DS418 is supported by a 2-year limited warranty from Synology.

DS418 with an Optimal Price-Performance Ratio

Synology DS418 is a storage solution that is installed with a 4-bay network that is strong with a 64-bit quad-core 1.4GHz processor, 2GB of memory and 1GbE dual ports. With Aggregation Link enabled, DS418 provides great sequential throughput performance over 226 MB / s reading and 170 MB / s1 writing. 

With hardware acceleration encryption, DS418 provides encrypted data throughput at more than 224MB / s reading and 139MB / s write1. DS418 is also optimized for 10-bit 4K H.265 video transcoding through the Video Station. 

You can set up a personal digital video library with comprehensive media information, and stream 4K Ultra HD movies and movies to various devices such as computers, smartphones, media players and TVs. If your device is not capable of playing 4K videos, DS418 provides online 4K video transcoding to 1080p or lower resolution for smoother and time-saving video viewing experience.

Cross-Platform File Sharing and Data Synchronization with DS418

DS418 supports a comprehensive network protocol, ensuring file sharing is seamless experience on all Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allows DS418 to enter quickly and easily into existing networks without the need to repeatedly create user accounts. Synchronization Cloud still has Dropbox, Google ™ Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Baidu, and Box storage in harmony with your personal DiskStation at home. 

The Cloud Station Suite allows you to synchronize files between multiple devices - Windows PCs / tablets PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android ™ easily update everything. DS418 combines unlimited file sharing, tightened security capabilities, even over the Internet with HTTPS, built-in firewalls, and several automatic blocking mechanisms for IP and account intrusion.

Easy Backup Solution with DS418

With additional block level backup and cross-version deduplication, 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, network shared folders, rsync servers, and cloud services public. 

Synology provides a variety of mobile applications that let you enjoy your multimedia library even while traveling. Available on iOS, Android ™, and Windows Phone® platforms, photo DS, audio DS, video DS, and DS files allow access to your Synology NAS via Photo Stations, Audio Stations, Video Stations, and File Stations. 

What's more, you can use DS to manage and monitor tasks downloads remotely download stations. QuickConnect allows you to connect via a simple, customizable address so you can directly access media and work files on Windows / Mac / Linux computers, laptops, or mobile devices.

DS418 Security Solution

Featuring a user-friendly video management tool and an interface like an intuitive desktop, the Synology Surveillance Station is a reliable personal security solution that can support multiple IP cameras connected to the same network as DS418. 

The Surveillance Station direct display features are optimized along with efficient real-time monitoring. Its powerful analytics, such as motion detection and warning notifications, allow you to stay informed about suspicious activity with triggers sent via SMS, email, and DS camera mobile applications.

DS418 Has Easy and Energy Efficient Management

Synology DS418 is designed and developed taking into account energy efficiency. DS418 only consumes 26.49 W in regular operations. Building on a LAN / WAN and scheduled power on / off can further reduce power consumption and operational costs. With the hibernation HDD, the hard drive can enter energy saving mode automatically when the Synology DS418 system has been idle for a certain period of time.