New DS216j NAS From Synology For Local Media Streaming

New DS216j NAS From Synology For Local Media Streaming

From Press Release

Bellevue, WA — March 10, 2016—Synology® Inc. launched DS216j Wednesday, a NAS perfect for home media streaming, as well as file sharing and backup. Powered by a dual-core CPU with a floating-point unit (FPU), the 2-bay NAS is designed for home and personal users that are in need of a reliable, highly efficient home server requiring less power consumption.

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“With Synology’s intuitive user interface, upgraded platform, and versatile features, we hope to make DS216j the best

The Disk Station is the latest NAS from Synology.
The Disk Station is the latest NAS from Synology.

home server for users who use NAS to stream multimedia content, share and sync files, as well as backup data,” said Jason Fan, Product Manager at Synology Inc.

DS216j’s main CPU is enhanced with a built-in floating-point unit (FPU) that speeds up thumbnail generation. It delivers file transfer speeds of 112.75 Mb/s reading and 97.6 Mb/s writing. Moreover, DS216j is designed with energy efficiency in mind, consuming only 14.85 W during peak usage and 6.95 W when hibernating. Thanks to the above features, users are able to enjoy a fast and efficient experience in an eco-friendly way.

DS216j runs DiskStation Manager (DSM), the most advanced and intuitive operating system for NAS devices. With its wide range of applications from multimedia file sharing to backup, DSM satisfies all essential home entertainment, as well as backup and file sharing needs. Synology has received numerous media accolades, including PC Mag Readers’ Choice for four years in a row.

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