Synology DiskStation DS712+
Network attached storage facility is manufactured as a computer appliance which provide features with specialized computer version which is specifically built for ground up storing and serving files. Network attached storage devices now these are getting widely used and gaining popularity rather than its simple and general purpose computer being used for the role as a convenient method of sharing files among multiple computers. While there are other potential benefits had been dedicated for network storage facility but as compared to general-purpose servers this facility also serving files with faster data access, easier administration, and with simple configuration. A full-featured operating system is not needed on a NAS device, so often a stripped-down operating system is used. For example, FreeNAS, an open source NAS solution designed for commodity PC hardware, is implemented as a stripped-down version of FreeBSD.
The new four bay network attached storage (NAS) server DS410 who had won the award, now is on a way to follow up to next released with an excellent upgrade DS712+. DS712+ now offers a drive bay design which is much faster, speedy and provide support for USB 3.0, not only this but also there are disk management facility which they are called as Disk Station Manager (DSM) 4.0 operating system with an upcoming DSM 4.1 version
Design and setup
DS712+ makes data storage services much easier with a front-facing drive bay design. Where DS410 was to have its chassis open for installation hard drive, DS712+ is comparatively easy to use and for installation as well. DS412+ was followed the basic design of the DS1511+. The DS412+’s Web interface is used to control its Linux-based DiskStation Manager operating system or firmware. Whose server is run at newer version 4.0 of operating system , provided with same graphical user interface as that of a native operating system, such as Windows. You can open multiple windows, resize them, move them around, and so on, from within the Web page. A facility control panel which also came with to customize server setting each has its own icon. Taskbar also available to display a button for each window being open a package centre which utilized to provide add and romove packge . All in all, everything is very well-organized and intuitive and is a delight for savvy users.