Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 6

The Synology Mobile Apps for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile Explained As Internet access grows popular on mobile devices, Synology provides you with several creative alternatives to communicate with your Synology NAS using iOS/Android, Windows Phone, or other mobile devices. Manage DSM Settings with DSM mobile. The Synology Mobile Applications for Android, iOS and Windows […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 5

Best Ways to Backup over the Network on your Synology NAS Synology offers comprehensive backup solutions for your computer and Synology NAS, allowing you to back up data on your computer to Synology NAS. If you are a user belonging to the administrator’s group, you can also back up the Synology NAS data with local […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 4

All the ways to Access the files on your Synology NAS When you have set up users or groups with proper access privileges to the shared folders, they can share their files with your Synology NAS from anywhere. This chapter explains the ways to access the Synology NAS shared folders within the local network or […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 3

How to Accessing your Synology NAS Anywhere You can connect to your Synology NAS over the Internet, allowing its services to be accessible from anywhere and anytime. This part of the NASCompares Synology guide explains the basics regarding using the Synology EZ-Internet wizard, advanced port forwarding functions, and DDNS hostname registration to connect your Synology […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 2

Perfect Setup for your Storage Space, Volumes and RAID Before taking advantage of the various features of your Synology NAS, you need to set up at least one storage space. This chapter explains how Storage Manager can help you manage different types of RAID and non-RAID storage spaces such as storage pools and volumes, as […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 1

Things you can do with a Synology NAS and DSM 6.2 Congratulations on your purchase of Synology NAS. Synology NAS is a multi-functional Network-Attached Storage server, serving as a file-sharing center within your Intranet. Moreover, it is specially designed for a variety of purposes, allowing you to perform the following tasks with the web-based Synology […]

Synology Drive – Better than Google Drive and DropBox?

Synology Drive – The Alternative to Google Drive and Dropbox Synology Drive unifies multiple file portals on Synology NAS and greatly simplifies data management by synchronizing files across various platforms. To fulfill your need for office collaboration, Drive also provides seamless sharing features to ensure that you do not lose important files. One portal for all files – Much like G Drive and Dropbox Access files via Synology Drive […]

Synology Moments – Better than Google Photos?

Synology Moments, An Alternative to Google Photos 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. Retain your extraordinary moments […]

Synology Active Backup for Server

Synology and the Single Access Tool – Active Backup for Server Active Backup for Server simplifies setup and reduces management cost for organizations, allowing all backup jobs in the network to be monitored from a single entry point, without having to switch between multiple backup software and interface. Simple deployment and transparent management with the agentless […]

Synology DS218+ versus QNAP TS-251B NAS Comparion

Choosing the Right 4K Affordable NAS – DS218+ Vs TS-251B? Back in September 2017, Synology (currently regarded as one the top NAS brands) decided to release almost their entire desktop diskstation NAS series at once. Understandable this caused a great deal of confusion for many NAS buyers as suddenly they were no longer choosing between […]

Synology Chat – Better than Skype?

Synology Chat, An Alternative to Skype Synology Chat reduces the time users spend on composing emails and optimizes companies’ internal communications. Chat is a messaging service that runs on Synology NAS and transforms the way you collaborate with colleagues. Change the way your chat and collaborate with your files, without the need/security concerns of public clouds […]

Synology Calendar – Better than Google Calendar?

Synology Calendar, the Alternative to Google Calendar Calendar, running on Synology NAS, can ensure sensitive corporate information remains safely stored on company premises and allow users to share calendars and schedule meetings easily, letting you stay on track throughout the day. Calendar helps you scan through all the tasks that need to be done for […]

Synology DS719+ 2-Bay NAS

Rumours of a new Synology 2-Bay DS719+ NAS When it comes to Network attached storage (NAS), there are few brands out there that are as popular as Synology. Over the last 10+ years, they have refined the industry, both in hardware and software, setting many trends that other brands have tried to emulate or copy, […]

Synology DS1819+ 8-Bay NAS on it’s way?

Synology DS1819+ 8-Bay NAS on the way for 2018? If you are looking for a NAS for business, editing large files and backing up all that important information you keep generating every day, then chances are that you are one of the many people who are pleased to know that there is talk of a […]

Synology RS819 8-Bay RackStation NAS News

Brand New Value 4-Bay Rackmount RS819 for late 2018 Synology has really been cultivating a reputation for rackmount NAS in the last few years. I remember not so long ago when, if someone asked me to recommend a NAS for business in a rackmount chassis, the choice was clearly a QNAP server. This was because […]

Unboxing the Synology RS3618xs Rackstation NAS 12-Bay

Is the Synology RS3618xs Rackstation NAS the Best Business NAS yet? Over the past two years Synology have really changed the way people perceive their network attached storage devices. Even here at NASCompares, we believed that Synology was fast becoming the NAS provider for the home. However with a growing range of Enterprise and office […]

Synology DS1019+ vs DS918+ NAS Comparison

How does the newly announced Synology DS1019+ NAS compare with the DS918+ NAS? If you were one of the many people watching the Synology Solution Exhibition in Taipei this week, then you would have no doubt noticed a brand new flagship 5-Bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) server was announced, the rather interesting DS1019+ NAS. Mere […]

Specifications Update on the Synology DS619Slim – VERY Surprising Indeed

Hardware Update on the Synology DS619slim NAS for Synology 2019 As previously discussed, Synology NAS is a brand that has always been a brand that is rather secretive about their releases, as they like to give their older technology a fair run and not spook the NAS market too much with releases way, way in […]

New Synology DS1019+ 5-Bay NAS Finally Unveiled at Taipai

Exciting Update on the DS1019+ NAS for the Synology 2019 series With so much happening right now at Computex 2018, as well as so many new pieces of tech being announced by the big brands, it is easy to miss some of the more interesting NAS devices that would normally get a lot more attention […]

DS218play NAS versus DS418play NAS – Which 4K NAS?

Choosing the Right 4K Transcoding NAS – DS218play Vs DS418play? A network attached storage device, or NAS, is the perfect device for your multimedia storage and playback needs in 2018. With the ability to store and stream hundreds of different kinds of Media formats, you would be hard pushed to find a better solution to […]