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Press Release Summary:
June 4, 2014 - Using 2.5 in. drives, DS414slim DiskStation offers 6 TB max raw storage and can serve up to 128 active connections. FPU and RAM optimize multitasking and media processing performance, and included DiskStation Manager v5.0 (DSM v5.0) OS contributes features for media streaming, web hosting, timed backups, and photo management. Along with dual gigabit LAN ports with failover support, features include 2 USB 3.0 ports and support for up to 2,048 user accounts and 256 groups.
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Original Press Release
Synology® Unveils Refresh of Its Smallest Form-Factor DiskStation DS414slim
Press release date: May 27, 2014
The slim is an ideal solution for home media enthusiasts and businesses needing versatile yet compact advanced storage.
BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Synology America Corp is pleased to announce the refresh of one of its most eye-catching DiskStations, the DS414slim. The slim is the smallest four-bay NAS to features the award winning DiskStation Manager 5.0 operating system (DSM 5.0). Using 2.5" drives, the DS414slim can max-out at 6TBs of raw storage; making it an ideal solution for home media enthusiasts and small office work groups needing versatile advanced storage, with a small footprint.
Advanced storage, tiny box: The DS414slim is small enough to fit on the palm of a hand, yet powerful enough for workgroups in businesses, with the ability to serve up to 128 active connections. The unit now includes an FPU, and twice as much RAM as its predecessor, improving overall performance in multitasking, and media processing. Most significantly, the DS414slim utilizes DSM 5.0 with its rich and extensible array of features including: media streaming, web hosting, timed backups, and photo management.
Quick and easy access to data: DSM 5.0's integrated QuickConnect feature makes it possible to access assets on the DS414slim without having to contend with router configurations. It provides easy access on Synology's diverse selection of Android, iOS, and Windows Phone applications, as well as any contemporary browser. With QuickConnect, it's always easy to get content locally, or on the move.
Private cloud in the palm of your hand: Included in DSM's Package Center is Cloud Station. At no additional cost, users can access and sync: files, file-type or folder no matter where they are, or what device they are working on.
Other notable features:
Dual gigabit LAN ports with failover support
Two USB 3.0 ports for additional external storage
Up to 2048 user accounts, and 256 groups
"The DS414slim is really an impressive piece of tech," said Thadd Weil, Public Relations Manager at Synology America. "From the offset, you wouldn't believe such a small device was actually a server. With DSM 5.0 to bring its components to life, the slim is a fantastic solution for businesses, creative teams, and home enthusiasts looking for compact network attached storage."
Availability The DS414slim is now available globally, and will be available in the United States mid-June with an MSRP of $299.99.
For more information visit, http://www.synology.com/en-us/products/overview/DS414slim
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 http://www.synology.com for more information
Synology has a global presence with Subsidiaries in the US (Bellevue, Washington), and the UK (London, England), Germany (Düsseldorf), and Taiwan (Taipei).
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