Synology has launched two new RackStations for their existing lineup. The new RS812+ and RS812RP+ are 4-bay rackmount NAS servers meant for small businesses, and add the scalability to already existing Rack Networking equipment. Both models feature a passive CPU cooling technology, a fan redundancy mechanism, and dual LAN network failover support to eliminate a single point of failure.
Specs Include2.13GHz dual-core processor 1 GB RAM 4-bay rack mount write speeds at 202.31 MB/sec and 175.11 MB/sec in RAID 5 DiskStation Manager 4.0 (DSM 4.0 2 LAN with Failover and Link Aggregation Support Fast Motherboard Swapping Design CPU Passive Cooling Technology & System Fan [...]
Only weeks ago Synology had launched their beta version of the DiskStation Manager 4.0 for their NAS equipment. On Tuesday, March 6, 2012 announced the official release of DiskStation Manager 4.0 (DSM 4.0). The new upgraded software manager unleashes better cloud capabilities along with a newer UI which is more intuitive. There is also improved compatibility with mobile applications and the works.
If you are rocking a Synology NAS, go ahead and download their latest version
The download is available at http://www.synology.com/support/download.php
Network Attached Storage, is a term that reminds us of big bulky devices that store large 3.5 inch Hard Drives. These units are usually obnoxious and loud and provide limited access to the storage. That all has changed as Synology introduces the DS411 Slim. This slim palm size ( or actually palm width) NAS uses 4 Sata 2.5 inch hard drives inside a beautiful piano black shell. Not only is this small and good to look at it is very quiet with noise levels at just 21.1 dB(A).
The DS411 Slim gives you the ability to create your own private cloud, with a host of features including iOS and Android Apps to access your data [...]
Apple launched the original Time Capsule with 2TB of storage for your happiness in 2009. This year Apple has upgraded the Device to offer 3TB of wireless backups for your Apple machines and added Wireless – N capabilities.
Time Capsule is also a full-featured 802.11n Wi-Fi base station. It operates in the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands simultaneously.
2TB : US$ 299 : Rs 13500/- approx
3TB : US$ 399 : Rs 18000/- approx
In an interesting FCC filing, The Seagate GoFlex Satellite was Revealed. The Portable harddisk allows you to stream media and content directly from the drive without the need of wires. The network attached storage will also feature an iOS app which will enable users with an iOS device to stream directly to their handheld devices. The hard drive has 802.11 b/g/n WiFi and a 3.7V battery within its body. It will also feature a USB 3.0 port which will charge and allow the device to be docked the old fashioned way – with wires.
Lots of people today are looking for a new computer. Their reasons for doing so are varied but there are many common complaints that people have with old computers. The primary complaint i receive from users is that their computer is ‘too slow’. While the day to day tasks of the end-user remain pretty much the same (using Microsoft Office, surfing the web, watching movies,playing games etc.), the computing power required to perform those tasks has increased significantly. So does this mean that your old desktop/laptop is now useless and obsolete? Should you throw it away or let it collect dust in a corner? NO. There are many uses for an old computer, a few of which i [...]