Product on Review: DiskStation DS1520+
Manufacturer & Sponsor: Synology
Street Price: £731 GBP | $699 USD | $1299 AUD
Synology are a household name in the field of Network Attached Storage (NAS). They’ve steadily built a solid reputation for offering up innovative, reliable and easy-to-use centralised storage.
Sourcing reputable hardware configurations and bringing to market a trustworthy solution is only part of the work, the software aspect is the real proving ground and Synology are highly revered in this department. Their DSM Operating System is well-known for delivering a huge array of NAS-related versatility and the development team are constantly working to provide new additions and improvements.
Under examination today is Synology’s 5-bay performance NAS, the DS1520+. This model is equipped to take on the home and small office environment, it features a quad-core Intel Celeron J4125, 8GB DDR4 and a selection of other attributes such as USB 3.0, eSATA and 4x GBe with fallover/link aggregation.
Synology on their DS1520+
Synology DiskStation DS1520+ is an ideal network-attached storage solution suitable for small office and IT enthusiasts. Two built-in M.2 SSD slots and Synology SSD Cache technology allow you to boost system I/O and application performance. The scalable storage design of DS1520+ lets you start small and expand storage capacity with Synology DX517 as your data grows.