The Optimal DS211 Drive Price / Performance Ratio

Synology DS211 Drive delivers an average reading speed of 104.37 MB / sec under a RAID 1 configuration in the Windows environment, and 53.29 MB / second of writing. Synology DS211 can always provide reliable solutions for the interface that is very easy to use, and comprehensive office applications, including solutions in full backup, making it one of the best values on NAS 2-bay devices currently available.

DS211 Drive Settings and Easy Management

DSM 3.0 Synology operating system offers intuitive and easy to use web experience. For Synology users who are limited in time and not used to configuring complicated routers, Synology EZ-Internet Wizard simplifies the process of setting up access to Synology DS211 from the Internet. 

The EZ-Internet Wizard passes all settings including firewall settings, port forwarding, PPPoE settings and DDNS registration. The DSM 3.0 multi-task web UI allows users to run multiple applications simultaneously on one browser tab and switch between them instantly. 

The Home User feature makes creating a personal shared folder for a large number of users an easy task because it minimizes steps and time for the administrator to create a private shared folder. The privileged sub-folder settings are further expanded by the flexibility to allocate permissions for different work groups. All of these features are done in a web browser, similar to a full desktop experience in DS211 Drive.

DS211 Drive Windows + Mac + Linux Cross Platform File Sharing

Synology DiskStation is designed for storing and sharing data on Windows, Mac, and Linux. The Windows ADS integration allows Synology DS211 to quickly and easily enter networks that have an environment without the need to re-create a user account on Synology DS211. Data protection is an important issue for businesses of all sizes. The Synology DS211 comes with shared-level 256-bit AES encryption to help prevent attempts at unauthorized access to the hard drive.

DS211 Drive with Rich Office Applications

The Synology Mail Station add-on provides a one-step installation and allows Synology DS211 to become an e-mail server that supports Web e-mails such as Outlook, SMTP, POP3 and IMAP. The Synology Web Station with the Virtual Host option allows users to host up to 30 websites on one Synology DS211.

DS211 Drive Backup Files Easily

Synology DS211 offers a centralized backup target to consolidate fragmented and unstructured data across the network. PC users can back up their data to Synology DS211 using the free Synology Data Replicator software, while Mac OS X users enjoy the original Apple® Time Machine integration. 

A web-based backup guide is provided to back up Synology DS211 data to other Synology DiskStation or rsync servers via an encrypted transmission, or to an external hard drive via a USB connection.

DS211 Drive Environmentally Friendly

Synology DiskStation is designed and developed continuously with the concept of saving energy and always giving the best to consumers. Compared to the average PC, Synology DS211 consumes a relatively low amount of power in operation (22W) and has HDD hibernate when not in use (10.8W). 

Not only can this help save energy but also extend the life of the hard disk. The Unique Scheduled Power / Off feature, and intelligent fan design effectively cool the system with minimum power consumption, while still keeping the system quiet while operating. 

Finally, all Synology products are manufactured with components that are RoHS compliant and packaged with recycled packaging materials. Synology recognizes it's responsibility as a global citizen and continues to work to reduce the environmental impact of the Synology DS211 Drive products that we make.


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