Optimal Price/Performance Ratio
The Synology DS111 delivers an average 105.59 MB/sec reading speed in
a Windows environment, and 60.71 MB/sec writing. The Synology DS111
provides a reliable solution for data sharing with an easy to use interface,
and comprehensive office-oriented applications, including a complete
backup solution making it one of the best values in 1-bay NAS devices
Easy Setup and Management
Synology DSM 3.0 operating system offers intuitive and easy-to-use
web experience. For users who are limited on time and not familiar with
configuring complicated routers, the Synology EZ-Internet Wizard simplifies
the process of setting up access to the Synology DS111 from the Internet.
The EZ-Internet Wizard steps through all of the settings including firewall
settings, port-forwarding, PPPoE setup and DDNS registration.
The multi-tasking web UI on DSM 3.0 lets users to run multiple applications
simultaneously on one tab browser and switch between them instantly.
User Home feature makes creating private shared folders for a large number
of users an easy task as it minimizes the steps and time for the administrator
to create private shared folders. Sub-folder privilege settings further extend
the flexibility to allocate permissions for different workgroups. All of these
features are performed in a web browser, akin to a full desktop experience.
Windows+Mac+Linux Cross Platform File Sharing
Synology DS111 is designed for data storage and sharing among Windows,
Mac, and Linux. Seamless file sharing across different operation systems is
an effortless process. Windows ADS integration allows the Synology DS111
to quickly and easily fit into an existing network environment with no need
to recreate user accounts on the Synology DS111.
Peace of Mind with Data Encryption
Data protection is an important matter for office of all sizes. Synology
DS111 comes with share-level AES 256-bit encryption to aid in the
prevention of unauthorized access attempts to the hard drives.
Rich Office Applications
Synology Mail Station add-on provides a one step installation and enables
Synology DS111 to be a mail server that supports Outlook-like Web mail,
SMTP, POP3, and IMAP.
Synology Web Station with Virtual Host option allows users to host up to 30
websites on one single Synology DS111. The built-in PHP+MySQL provides
the ability to create interactive websites without complicated settings.
Synology DS111 supports two USB printers simultaneously as a Print Server,
and the Add Printer Wizard simplifies setup process with a wizard.
Effortless File Backup
The Synology DS111 offers a centralized backup target to consolidate
fragmented and unstructured data across a network. PC Users can back up
their data to the Synology DS111 using the free Synology Data Replicator
software, while Mac OS X users enjoy native Apple® Time Machine
integration. A web-based backup wizard is provided for backing up data in
the Synology DS111 to another Synology DiskStation or any rsync server
via an encrypted transmission, or to an external hard drive via USB or eSATA
connection. In addition, backing up to the cloud using Amazon® S3 service
is also supported.
Synology DiskStation is designed and developed perpetually with the
concept of energy saving. Compared with average PC counterparts,
Synology DS111 consumes a relatively low amount of power in operation
(18.7W) and has the HDDs hibernate when not in use (7.7W).This not only
helps to save energy but also extends the lifespan of the hard disk. Unique
Scheduled Power On/Off feature, and the smart fan design effectively cools
down the system with minimum power consumption, yet keeps the system
quiet on operation.
Finally, all Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts
and packed with recyclable packing materials. Synology recognizes its
responsibility as a global citizen and is continually working to reduce the
environmental impact of the products we create .