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Synology Releases Its Synology Disk Station Manager 2.0 Beta

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Synology Inc.
6F-2, No.106,
Taipei, Taiwan

Press release date: February 4, 2008

AJAX-based User Interface, IP Camera support, and many other new features make for an all new NAS experience

Taipei, Taiwan-February 4, 2008-Today, Synology Inc. has released to the public the beta version of the Synology Disk Station Manager 2.0. This is a significant milestone in the evolution of the NAS experience. The beta version of the Synology Disk Station Manager 2.0 is a break-though in NAS capabilities. It offers users free upgrades, drag and drop functionality from the web interface, multiple IP camera support, and a new worry-free office backup utility. It is rich in features, yet simple to use.

"The Synology Disk Station Manager 2.0 is the first NAS software to be truly designed with the user experience in mind", said Philip Wong, president of Synology Inc. "The fresh, exciting new look, the ability to search user names in an instant, the enhanced ability to manage multimedia files, and the optimized way to add security by connecting multiple IP cameras are what customers have asked for. We are glad to make it available today."

The Synology Disk Station Manager 2.0 Experience

The Synology Disk Station Manager 2.0 features seamless integration between Synology Disk Stations and Synology software solutions. It offers a friendly user interface, worry-free office backup, and efficient file operation on small, large, and multimedia files.

The Synology Disk Station Manager 2.0 provides these key features:

AJAX Management UI: The brand new management interface utilizes AJAX technology, which brings you the familiar Windows experience. Surveillance Station: Turn your Synology Disk Station into a network video recorder (NVR) by connecting IP cameras to the network, and recording videos to the Synology Disk Stations. Sony PlayStation 3 Support: Sony PlayStation 3 is now supported as a digital media adapter device. Photo Station 3: Photo Station 3 has a brand new blogging system. Expandable RAID 5 Volume: Now you can add a new hard drive to expand the RAID 5 volume on the fly. No more volume deletions and re-creations are needed. MySQL Update: MySQL is now upgraded to 5.0.51. Ez-Internet Enhancement: More DDNS service providers are supported:,, and Secure SMTP Support: In the email notification settings, you are now able to enter a customized port number and select SSL connection. Quick Switch Display Language: You can switch the display language quickly from the management interface without changing the browser settings. FTP with SSL/TLS for all models: FTP with SSL/TLS is now supported on all models. HTTPS for all models: HTTPS is now supported on all models. Encrypted Network Backup for all models: Encrypted Network Backup is supported on all models. New Audio Station: Audio Station comes with a brand new, sleek look. Availability

The Synology Disk Station Manager 2.0 comes pre-installed on all new Synology NAS products. The downloads are also available for most models that have already been shipped to Synology users. And best of all, it's Free!

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About Synology

Synology Inc, founded in April of 2000, is dedicated to bringing a NEW NAS experience to the public. It aims to provide people with an easy-to-use, feature-rich, energy efficient, and affordable way of storing and sharing digital content. Synology products are designed with resource savings in mind - energy efficient, small footprint, and environmentally friendly. Users' investments are protected with free software upgrades and 24/7 online support. This makes Synology products an ideal choice for users from the Home, Small Workgroup, Small Business, and Corporate settings.

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