How to Install Synology DSM 6.2 Beta, What is Synology Moment and Synology Drive?

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 –

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 –

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 –

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+

Synology DS218+ Retail Box

Synology DiskStation

NAS DS218+

£275+ ex.VAT

Price – 8/10

Hardware – 8/10

Software – 8/10

Synology DS218+ Rear Fan
Although it is not the most powerful Synology NAS they have released in recent months, it is fair to say that the Synology DS218+ is the most popular 2-Bay they have released in a long-time. Although it features hardware that is less than that of the DS718+, what it does arrive with is an excellent Price Vs Hardware point and will give you excellent access to all the most modern software abilities of the Synology DSM Software and Apps. This is further improved with the ability to upgrade the RAM officially to 6GB and that you can connect the DX517 expansion device, though it will be seen as an independent drive. All in all, one of the most pleasing NAS releases of 2017.2GB RAM

Intel® Celeron® J3355

Dual-core 2.0 GHz

2yr Warranty

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