Synology Diskstation DS716+ NAS Server Hands On
Synology’s DS716+ is encrypted, scalable 2-bay NAS server, which is powered by a quad-core CPU and using BTRFS file system. DS716+ is aimed at SMB in need of a reliable, high-efficient storage and application server.
Coming with 2GB of RAM, two Gigabit LAN ports, and a quad-core 1.6GHz CPU, able to clock up to 2.08GHz and AES-NI encryption support, DS716+ delivers spectacular performance with encrypted files, with transfer speed up to 223Mb/s reading and 137Mb/s writing. In addition, it allows enthusiast users to perform on the fly H.264 4K to 1080p video transcoding.
Designed with effortless hard drive installation and a focus on system reliability, DS716+ comes with tool-less drive bay design, hot-swappable support, and dual Gigabit LAN ports with failover support to ensure continual service. Moreover, it features three USB 3.0 ports for higher data transmission and one eSATA port as an extensive external backup option.
Users can also enable BTRFS, a modern file system designed to address the needs of a higher fault tolerance, better management, and advanced data protection by enabling point-in-time snapshot and restore, built-in data integrity check, metadata mirroring, or quotas for shared folders.
DS716+ runs DiskStation Manager (DSM), the most advanced and intuitive operating system for NAS devices. Featuring a wide range of applications from backup to network management, DS716+ provides all essential business services and increased productivity at work. Synology was named “PC Mag Business Choice Award winner” for the second consecutive year, and received the highest rating in every element of the survey, including reliability, value, and likelihood to recommend.
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