Synology® Presents DiskStation DS413

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Ultra-green, high-performance encryption, and powered by DSM 4.1 wins Computex 2012 Best Choice Award

Synology® Inc. today launched DiskStation DS413, a 4-bay NAS server that incorporates the latest technologies to minimise power consumption. It is well-suited for small and medium-sized businesses to centralize data backups and synchronise files across different platforms with minimum time and effort.

"Synology DS413 has emerged as an emblem of eco-friendly design and innovation, providing businesses with energy efficient data management solutions," said Jones Tsai, Director of Hardware Design at Synology Inc. The DS413’s system hibernation mode is unparalleled within the industry. In this mode, the DS413 consumes merely 3.3 watts, and can be brought back to full operation within seconds via web access using Synology’s state of the art technology. In system hibernation mode, fans and hard drives also come to a halt, creating a completely quiet working environment. A further demonstration of outstanding power-saving design, the DS413 consumes only 13 watts and 35.6 watts respectively during hard drive hibernation and in full operation.

The DS413 is one of the first NAS servers to deploy Freescale Semiconductor’s QorIQ

® Processor platform. With 1 GB of RAM, this combination enables best-in-class performance, deep sleep power management, and improved multitasking performance. "The compelling new DS413 product highlights the performance and energy efficiency leadership Synology is driving within NAS markets," said Bernd Lienhard, vice president and general manager of Freescale’s Networking Processor Division. "Freescale is pleased that QorIQ technology powering the new DS413 NAS server helps to contribute to its impressive capabilities and low power operation."

DS413 features high-performance encryption from a platform upgrade and a hardware encryption engine that achieves read and write speeds of 46.81 MB/sec and 23.46 MB/sec respectively in 256-bit AES. Non-encrypted performance also impressive at read and write speeds of 111.12 MB/sec and 80.86 MB/sec respectively under RAID 5 configuration. To ensure optimal services uptime, DS413 incorporates advanced reliability technologies including passive CPU cooling, two redundant 92 mm system fans, and hot-swappable drives.

Synology DS413 is powered by DiskStation Manager 4.1 (DSM 4.1), the operating system of every Synology DiskStation and RackStation. DSM 4.1 provides rich features to boost user-productivity and simplify their tasks, all on a sleek interface optimised for multitasking. Synology has received numerous media accolades and DS413 is no exception. It received the Computex 2012 Best Choice Award.

Visit http://www.synology.com/products/product.php?product_name=DS413 for more product information.

Availability

Synology DS413 is now shipping globally.

Synology at a Glance

Synology is dedicated to taking full advantage of the latest technologies to bring businesses and home users reliable and affordable ways to centralise data storage, simplify data backup, share and sync files across different platforms, and access data on-the-go. Synology aims to deliver products with forward-thinking features and the best in class customer services.