We have covered Synology's Surveillance Station in a qualitative manner before, and one of our main complaints was the fact that the interface was reliant on Java. On lower-end PCs, it was so sluggish that it could even be deemed unusable. Synology officially launched the Surveillance Station 6.1 yesterday. This release introduced the Synology Web Object, allowing Windows browsers (Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer) to function without Java. It also integrates with Windows Active Directory and LDAP for improved control over permissions. Availability of on-screen controls within the active windows enables greater control over the live view. Surveillance Station 6.1 also brings about edge recording and center management, a scheme devised to mitigate bandwidth concerns. In this, recordings on remote cameras can be made to...
Synology launched two new 2U RackStations (the RS2414+ amd RS2414RP+) today. These are the first units with a full 12 bays available in the main unit itself (Their current...5 by Ganesh T S on 10/8/2013
Synology is one of the few NAS vendors to successfully pull through multiple units in our labs without any showstopper failures. The quality and breadth of the feature set...12 by Ganesh T S on 5/7/2013
Synology is a well respected brand in the low to mid-range NAS market. However, they missed a high-end flagship in their lineup to compete against products such as the...3 by Ganesh T S on 11/13/2012
Synology's 2-bay NAS units have consistently performed well in our tests. Today, the latest additions to the 2-bay lineup have been launched in the form of the DS213 and...9 by Ganesh T S on 8/28/2012
The NAS market has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years, but the hard drive shortage resulted in a weak Q4 for the NAS industry as...3 by Ganesh T S on 1/12/2012