Synology DiskStation DS214 Feature-Rich 2-Bay NAS Server (2 x 3TB HDD) USB 3.0
****NOTE: This item is missing the front cover and has minor scuffing on the casing, but nothing major and does not impair functioning.****
Specific Uses For Product
Hard Disk Form Factor
10lbs. 15 oz
Hard Disk Description
Item Dimensions L x W x H
10 x 9 x 9 inches
About this item
The DS214 DiskStation 2-Bay SMB & SOHO NAS Server (2 x 3TB HDD) from Synology comes equipped with two hot-swappable storage bays capable of holding both 2.5" and 3.5" SATA II and SATA III hard drives and solid state drives. With support for capacities up to 8TB (drives sold separately), you can store a large amount of files including Full HD video, music, photos, documents and more. This enclosure supports enhanced data transfer speeds with average data write speeds of 100 MB/s.
The DS214 NAS Server from Synology comes equipped with a 1.066GHz Dual Core processor and 512MB of DDR3 RAM to maintain efficient data transfer speeds. With two USB 3.0 ports and one USB 2.0 port you can connect this enclosure to your Windows, Mac or Linux based system. This enclosure can also be connected to the Internet via the included Gigabit Ethernet port making your stored data available to users throughout the network. Files can also be made available remotely through the free iOS and Android applications.
Whether using this Synology at home or in the office you can take advantage of a variety of tools including USB printer sharing, a dedicated mail service provider and VPN functionality, and even cloud storage support through Amazon S3 and Glacier cloud services. Along with the various business oriented functions, this Synology enclosure also supports HTTPS, firewall, and IP auto-block features for added security.
Optimal Price/Performance Ratio
The Synology DS214 is a compact, all-purpose NAS server, designed to fulfill a variety of requirements for both small businesses and home users. This two-bay enclosure delivers enhanced read/write performance with an average write speed of 100 MB/s under RAID 1 configuration in a Windows environment. The built-in floating-point unit enhances the overall capability of the main CPU, and is particularly advantageous in speeding up thumbnail processing. The Synology DS214 is equipped with an encryption engine which offloads the encryption calculation task away from the main CPU, helping to improve file transfer speeds of the DiskStation.
The DS214 contains tool-less hard drive trays, allowing users to fixate 3.5" hard drives without a screwdriver. Meanwhile, the DS214 also supports hot-swappable hard drive trays, enabling instant and risk-free hard disk replacement. External storage access is made fast and easy, with two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaces in the back, alongside one USB 2.0 interface in the front panel for quick access.
Windows, Mac, and Linux Cross Platform Sharing
Synology DS214 offers comprehensive network protocol support, assuring seamless file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allows Synology DS214 to fit quickly and effortlessly into any existing network environment, with no need to recreate user accounts. Internet file access is simplified by the encrypted FTP server and the web-based file explorer, Synology File Station. HTTPS, firewall and IP auto-block support ensure file sharing over the Internet is protected at a high security level. For users who are always on the move, Synology provides a handy app, DS file, for popular mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android devices and Windows phones. Anything stored on Synology DS214 can now be accessed remotely using DS file.
Effective Backup Solutions
Synology DS214 offers comprehensive network protocol support, assuring seamless file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allows Synology DS214 to fit quickly and effortlessly into any existing network environment, with no need to recreate user accounts. Internet file access is simplified by the encrypted FTP server and the web-based file explorer, Synology File Station. HTTPS, firewall, and IP auto-block support ensure file sharing over the Internet is protected at a high security level. For users who are always on the move, Synology provides an intuitive app, DS file, for popular mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android devices and Windows Phone. Anything stored on Synology DS214 can now be accessed remotely using DS file.
Rich Office Applications
The Mail Server package turns Synology DS214 into a dedicated mail service provider, and the USB printer sharing capability minimizes businesses' cost by sharing printing resources throughout the office. VPN Server package offers an easy VPN solution that turns your DS214 into a VPN server, providing a secure way of connecting to a private LAN at a remote location. As to environment security, Synology Surveillance Station offers a centralized interface to manage IP cameras deployed in your office or home, allowing users traveling miles away to safeguard the environment by watching live views, recording events, and taking snapshots with a computer or iOS/Android device.
Energy Efficient with Cool and Quiet Design
Not only does the Synology DS214 provide a 92x92 mm fan and the smart airflow to keep the system running cool 24/7, its noise dampening design makes it really quiet compared to PC counterparts. The support of Wake on LAN/WAN, multiple scheduled power on/off can further reduce power consumption and operation cost. As with all Synology products this NAS is produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials.
Seller refurbished: The item has been restored to working order by the seller or a third party. This means the item was inspected, cleaned, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition. May have minor aesthetic imperfection such blemishes or scratches. Nothing that impairs functioning.
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