Synology DS218+, The Best NAS For Home And Small Business Users





The Synology DS218+ is designed for consumers who wants a better performance from their NAS. DS218+ is the latest two-bay desktop NAS & by far the most impressive one with a level of performance that’s undoubtedly unmatched in Synology’s two-bay range for home and office users. For small business users who prefer to control and manage data, rather than passing to third-parties like Google for storage, the DS218+ is a top of the list choice.

Synology DS218+ features a heavy-duty hardware and showcases different high-quality features that every consumer can expect exclusively. The DS218+ comes with a compact selection of ports, including a Gigabit LAN port, which enables transfer speeds of up to 1000Mbps (or 125MB/s), three USB 3.0 ports and an eSATA port to connect additional drives.

Synology indeed produced a revolutionary DiskStation wherein unlike the previous model DS218 that only specifies good multimedia and easy backup functions, DS218+ offers an upgradable and expandable Random-Access Memory (RAM) from 2GB RAM to 6GB RAM.
The NAS also boasts of an all-around operating system, and a support system for streaming 4k videos at a maximum frame-rate of 30FPS. The DS218+ which supports RAM expansion will be able to handle high-resolution videos with ease and is a good option for long-term use.

Installing drives in the DS218+ is easier more than ever with its tool-less bays and front cover. The NAS also has the simplest setup and configuration, offering straightforward steps for home and small business users.
The DS218+ downloads files faster from the Internet and stays responsive during large downloads. With its more powerful processor, there is a noticeable improvement in responsiveness with the model.

Paired with hard drives specifically designed for use in a Network Attached Storage device like Seagate, DS218+ promises continuous operation. Seagate hard drives offers advanced features not found on desktop drives

Specs difference of DS218 and DS218+: