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Synology Invites SMB Users to Rethink Storage at VMworld 2014

Press release date: August 25, 2014

BELLEVUE, Wash. - Synology continues to encourage SMB users to Rethink Storage at the 2014 VMworld Expo. With versatile, performance-based NASs, and a focus on ROI, Synology will present a vast product line of network attached storage, that breaks convention from more costly SAN solutions.

Leading the way with the award-winning OS, DiskStation Manager (DSM). DSM 5.0 makes enterprise storage features accessible for SMBs and SMEs. DSM is uniform across Synology's product line, reducing overhead by eliminating the learning curve from one unit to the next. It's a platform that requires minimal maintenance, making it ideal for a growing business.

Synology Disk and RackStations are accessible with costs that match the average SMB budget, while meeting the demanding workloads that SMB/SME's require. In addition they provide a wealth of enterprise features like:

-- The ability to scale to over 1/2 of a petabyte for under $100k
-- Synology's Mini SAN configuration - providing redundancy and high
availability to minimize downtime for businesses of all sizes
-- The supplementation of online storage, provides considerable savings
when compared to annual public cloud costs?
-- Full AD and LDAP integration all without the burden of CALs

Additionally, Synology NASs offer a wide selection of features with efficient administration in mind:

-- Veeam, VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft Hyper-V support
-- Thin provisioning - smart storage allocation for more virtual machines
-- Up to 6x increase in iSCSI performance with the latest DSM
-- Solid State Read and Read/Write Caching
-- MPIO Network Fault Tolerance

"With a mind towards continual advancement and a focus on easy to manage storage we invite small and medium enterprise users to visit Synology at VMworld," said Jason Bonoan, Product Marketing Manager with Synology America. "Synology is the ideal storage solution for any virtual environment. We will be presenting a number of solutions that provide enterprise storage features that increase businesses ROI with powerful and versatile tools. As a VMware Partner, we are also proud to be joined by technology partners Egnyte, ioSafe, and Pernix Data who can be found both at our booth and on the show-floor."

Come Rethink Storage with us at Booth #505, VMworld 2014, San Francisco

About Synology

Founded in April of 2000, Synology Inc. is a leader in next-generation Network Attached Storage (NAS) servers for the home and small to medium sized business markets. Specializing in both hardware and software for network attached storage devices; Synology products are feature-rich, easy-to-use, energy-efficient, reliable and affordable.

All Synology product investments are enhanced with product warranties, free software upgrades and 24/7 online support. Visit for more information

Synology has a global presence with Subsidiaries in the US (Bellevue, Washington), and the UK (Milton Keynes, England), Germany (Dsseldorf), and Taiwan (Taipei).

Press Contact:
Thadd Weil
(425) 818-1587

Synology America Corp.


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