A Guide to the Synology DSM 6.2 Beta, Synology Moments and Synology Drive
In DSM 6.2 Beta, Synology aims to provide better IT management flexibility and usability in every aspect. The new Advanced LUN, iSCSI Manager, and Storage Manager take management efficiency to a whole new level. Security update with no service downtime in SHA and abnormal DSM login detection bring you a more powerful but secure DSM.
The Synology Beta can be manually downloaded HERE – https://www.synology.com/en-uk/beta/DSM62Beta/release_note
How to install the Synology DSM 6.2 Beta
Synology Drive unifies multiple file portals on Synology NAS and greatly simplifies data management by synchronizing files across various platforms. To fulfil your need for office collaboration, Drive also provides seamless sharing features to ensure that you do not lose important files.
If you want to try out the Synology DSM Beta without installing it on your Synology NAS, you can try an online demo of DSM 6.2 here – https://www.synology.com/en-uk/dsm/live_demo
What is Synology Moments and what can it do?
Gather all your photos and videos in one private place and organize them in an entirely new way. Synology Moments opens a new era for photo storage, allowing random photos to be automatically sorted by an image-recognizing technique that can identify the people, subjects, and places in the photos. More information on the new and improved Synology applications can be found here on the official Synology Beta website – https://www.synology.com/en-uk/beta
What is Synology Drive and what can it do?
What else is improved in the Synology DSM 6.1 and 6.2 for NAS?
Alongside the big releases from Synology in 2018 for DSM such as Moments and Drive, there are several other improvements to existing applications to help make a fully contained, yet hugely feature rich NAS enviornment. Such as:
Synology Office 3.0 for Diskstation Manager
Office 3.0 provides exactly what you need for office documentation, including Document, Spreadsheet, and Slides. Apart from the diversity of file types, the Office package also guarantees private cloud-based editing tools that mitigate communication barriers and ensure data sovereignty.
Synology Calendar 2.1 for Diskstation Manager
If you wish to build a disciplined work life, Synology Calendar 2.1 is the suitable package for you. Calendar is integrated with MailPlus and Baidu Map, facilitating work productivity and centralizing all your emails, random notes, and files.
Synology Chat 2.0 for Diskstation Manager
Synology Chat aims to reduce the time users spend on composing emails and to optimize companies’ internal communications. Chat 2.0 offers a more satisfactory user experience and introduces native desktop application, streamlining corporate interactions and equipping enterprises’ communication platforms with advanced features.
What is the Best Synology NAS right now?
Right now the best and most popular synology NAS is the DS918+ 4-Bay. For those with a smaller budget, you can look at the DS418play 4-Bay Multimedia server, or the Top NAS of the year from us at NASCompares, the Synology DS218+ 2-Bay NAS. See our Roundup below:
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Best 2-Bay NAS for Home for 2018 – The Synology DS218+
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