According to Stevens, Synology DS508 is "an impressive storage appliance with performance and capacity plus loads of built-in extras for the small business."
The product review article covered aspects of both Synology DS508's hardware design and its applications in which the small business can greatly benefit from. To begin with, the dual Gigabit ports, the five hot-swap disk bays, and the cross-platform file sharing for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux clients make the DS508 far above the average level of network attached storage appliances. Furthermore, the simple installation process, the delightful web-based Ajax interface, and the richly built-in features astonished Stevens for these options are "normally only found on much more expensive products."
"We are pleased to be recognized by Personal Computer World again," said Edward Lin, Marketing Director of Synology, "Synology started its business with NAS servers smaller in size and moved up both feature and performance wise these years. Today, Synology products are considered more of a professional business storage solution, and this Business Recommended award from Personal Computer World is a solid endorsement for Synology DS508."
First launched in 1978, Personal Computer World has been diligently forwarding the cutting-edge technology news to their readers for 30 years. The business section is compiled to fulfill the particular needs of home office and small business. Synology DS508 scored well in the categories of features, performance rating, value for money, and overall rating, which makes it well suited for the small business users. Stevens' final comments, "Factor in all the other goodies and you've a solution to rival a general-purpose server¬ minus the complexity." brought the review to an end and brought DS508 to the next level in current NAS market.
Synology Inc, founded in April of 2000, is dedicated to bringing a NEW NAS experience to the public. It aims to provide people with an easy-to-use, feature-rich, energy efficient, and affordable way of storing and sharing digital content. Synology products are designed with resource savings in mind - energy efficient, small footprint, and environmentally friendly. Users' investments are protected with free software upgrades and 24/7 online support. This makes Synology products an ideal choice for users from the Home, Small Workgroup, Small Business, and Corporate settings.