Optimal Price/Performance Ratio
Synology DS213 delivers an average 108.41 MB/sec reading speed under RAID 1
configuration in a Windows®environment,
and 65.36 MB/sec writing1.
DiskStation DS213 provides a reliable solution for data sharing with an easy to
use interface, and comprehensive office applications, including a complete
backup solution making it one of the best values in 2-bay NAS devices available
Coming with USB 3.0 support which offers transmission speeds of up to 5 Gbps,
namely 10 times faster than USB 2.0, DS213 takes less time for data transfer for
external hard drives and consumes less power. In addition, hot-swappable drives
make it easier for maintenance and hard drive replacement.
Effective Backup Solutions
Synology DS213 offers a centralized backup target to consolidate fragmented and
unstructured data across a network. PC users can back up their data to Synology
DS213 using Synology Data Replicator software, and Mac OS X® users
enjoy native Apple® Time
A backup wizard is provided for backing up data from DS213 to another Synology
DiskStation or any rsync server via an encrypted connection, or to an external
hard drive via USB 3.0 connection. The wizard also makes it easy to back up
DiskStation data to the cloud via Amazon S3® or
STRATO HiDrive. In addition, users can back up and restore DiskStation shared
folders in multiple versions using Synology Time Backup package.
Shared Folder Sync allows users to synchronize a specific folder from Synology
DS213 to another DiskStation ¨C a server-to-client backup mechanism that takes
place whenever something is changed on the server side. Users will be able to
share documents within their local office seamlessly and safely with encrypted
connection. When your DiskStation is down, you will be able to have an immediate
backup running in no time.
Rich Office Applications
Synology DiskStation DS213 runs on renowned multitasking operating system, the
Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM). Offering a comprehensive list of business
applications, the DS213 can be customized to run multiple applications of your
choice to fulfill the requirement of your business environment. The DS213
replaces several pieces of traditional network hardware with rich features
designed specifically for workgroups and offices such as antivirus, video
surveillance, webmail, VPN, and LDAP directory services.
Applications are managed in the Package Center, an application portal that hosts
applications as ready-to-use packages; to ensure high software integration as
well as one-click-installation to eliminate guess work during installation.
Additional approved 3rd party PHP web application such as content management,
customer relationship management & e-commerce system can be hosted on DS213 by
using Web Station with support for PHP/MySQL® web
Hassle-free System Installation
Web Assistant is a web-based utility to makes every DiskStation as easy to
install as possible. Installation is done inside your existing web browser by
setting up all vital system components in few simple steps. Combined with a
quick start widget, users can simultaneously tour the DSM operating system and
set it up to use right away.
Peace of Mind with Data Encryption
The Synology DS213 is equipped with an encryption engine which offloads the
encryption calculation task away from the main CPU, helping to improve file
transfer speeds of the DiskStation.
Data protection is an important matter for businesses of all sizes. High-end
features previously available only on enterprise level hardware are now
accessible via Synology DS213 to small and medium-sized businesses. DS213
provides share-level AES 256-bit encryption to aid in the prevention of
unauthorized access attempts to the hard drives.
Energy Efficient with Cool and Quiet Design
Synology DS213 is designed with energy efficiency in mind. Not only does it
provide a 92x92 mm fan and the smart airflow to keep the system running cool
24/7, its noise dampening design makes it really quiet compared to PC
counterparts. The support of Wake on LAN/WAN, multiple scheduled power on/off
and hard drive hibernation can further reduce power consumption and operation
All Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with
recyclable packing materials. Synology acknowledges the responsibility as a
global citizen to continually work to reduce the environmental impact of every
1. The performance figures could vary on different environments.