Synology Unveils DiskStation Manager 4.3 Beta

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom – July 9, 2013 – Synology UK Ltd today announced the beta availability of DiskStation Manager (DSM) 4.3. Powered by a multitude of features in DSM 4.3, users are entitled to:

  • Efficient, flexible and unified storage platform.
  • Business productivity powerhouse.
  • Intelligent private cloud that streamlines files sync and sharing.
  • User-centric multimedia experience.
  • Handy and intuitive mobile apps.

We are excited to introduce DSM 4.3, which paves the way for businesses to build a smarter IT infrastructure and offers the multimedia experience that caters to every users needs,” said Vic Hsu, CEO of Synology Inc.

In the era of Big Data, businesses need a robust and reliable storage platform to stay responsive. DSM 4.3 supports Windows® Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) to offload the resource consumption required on the host server to Synology NAS, reduce client-server network traffic and CPU usage, as well as enhance large-size data transfer speed in virtual and physical environments. Together with Synology’s unique cloning technology, DSM 4.3 can deliver up to 10 times performance gain and saves up to 99.9% of storage space. In addition, SSD TRIM technology enhances data re-write efficiency and prolongs SSD lifetime. Synology High Availability (SHA) evolves with a new management wizard for hardware and cluster management, plus Link Aggregation and VLAN support. DSM 4.3 equips IT admins and users with higher levels of operational efficiency. It supports HFS+, NSFv4, Windows DFS links and Symbolic Link to advance file-sharing capability. Speed Limit Scheduler lets IT admins schedule file transfer cap by user, group or service for optimal bandwidth utilisation. Furthermore, Synology takes the lead to let users sign in Google Apps using their existing LDAP credentials managed on DiskStation.

DSM 4.3 weaves intelligence into users’ private cloud. Cloud Station supports selective sync feature as well as Linux and trust domain accounts, offers 30% faster data transfers, and saves only the changed block in historical versions. File Station streamlines sharing process by allowing users to create folder share links and download files by dragging and dropping them to the desktop. Mail server strengthens its security level by incorporating ClamAV® (Antivirus Essential), new anti-spam tools, and an auto-Bcc feature. VPN connection is also made secure and reliable via L2TP over IPSec and unlimited reconnection capability.

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