Introducing RackStation RS214: Synology® Debuts Their Latest 2-Bay, 1U Rackmount NAS for Small Creative Organizations and Businesses

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synology is pleased to announce the release of the RackStation RS214; their latest 2-bay,1U rackmount NAS. Featuring easy data management, and sharing, the RS214 is designed to serve creative business users with modest storage needs.

Powered by a 1.2 GHz processor, and utilizing link aggregation, the RS214 delivers an average of 70 MB/sec writing speed, and over 160 MB/sec reading under RAID1 configuration in a Windows® environment.

The built-in floating-point unit enhances multimedia processing, while the 512MB DDR3 RAM, boost multi-tasking performance. Featuring a compacting design in 12-inch depth, the RS214 fits into 2-post rack and wall mount rack without additional rail kit.

The RS214 is designed for reliability. Dual LAN failover support ensures continual network uptime, and its hot-swappable drive-bays make for easy disk replacement. The bays are also equipped with locking mechanisms, to prevent unintentional access.

"The RS214 is a great value when it comes to 2-bay rackmount NAS devices," said Thadd Weil, Public Relations Manager for Synology America Corp. "With two gigabit NICs, and two USB 3.0 interfaces, the RS214 offers a multitude of connectivity options for creative professionals."

As with all Synology NASs, the RS214 runs on DiskStation Manager (DSM). Now in version 4.3, DSM provides an intuitive web-based operating system that comes with a host of applications to augment Synology NASs.

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About Synology

Founded in April of 2000, Synology Inc. is a leader in next-generation Network Attached Storage (NAS) servers for the home and small to medium sized business markets. Specializing in both hardware and software for network attached storage devices; Synology products are feature-rich, easy-to-use, energy-efficient, reliable and affordable. All Synology product investments are enhanced with product warranties, free software upgrades and 24/7 online support. Visit for more information

Synology has a global presence with regional offices in the US (Bellevue, Washington), and the UK (London, England), Germany (Dusseldorf), and Taiwan (Taipei).

Press Contact:

Thadd Weil


Synology America Corp.

(425) 818-1587

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