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Synology gets a new UK MD

Synology has announced that it’s shuffling around the upstairs management, with the news that a new managing director for the UK, Ireland and Nordic region has been appointed: Mr Yi-Lin Huang. He replaces previous MD Mike Chen, who has held the position for the past three years. Yi-Lin has been …

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Synology and Warner Bros team up for Jupiter Ascending

We’ve got another competition to tell you all about today, courtesy of Warner Bros and NAS specialists, Synology. In preparation for the upcoming Sci-fi flick, Jupiter Ascending, Synology and Warner will be giving away a new home theatre system. Entrants will be in for a chance to win a 48″ …

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Synology launches new USB 3.0 DS215J

Although the home NAS isn’t something that everyone finds a use for, the most popular for those that do, is the two bay version, as it’s cheaper, more compact and more in-line with the type of storage space most people need from a network backup drive. Synology’s offerings in that …

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Thecus N2310 2-bay NAS Review

Today we are going to look at one of the latest products in Thecus’ range of NAS servers – the N2310.  This comes in at the bottom of their range, designed for home and small business users on a budget.  We are interested to see where they have compromised on …

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Synology announces DSM and product launch event

Synology has announced its next event which will see the launch of the next stage of the company’s famous Diskstation Manager (DSM) operating system along with some new products that are due to hit the market in the fourth quarter of 2014. The event will take place at the Millbank Media …

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Synology launches World Cup competition

Networked storage maker Synology has today announced the beginning of a World Cup themed competition on its Twitter, giving fans the chance to win one of five Hauppage picoStick Golds, just by tweeting a World Cup themed picture with their NAS in it. It can be as simple as you …

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Synology announces two new NAS devices

Synology, a company dedicated to creating high performance, reliable and cost effective NAS solutions has announced two new devices- the DS414j and EDS14. The former is a 4 bay NAS device aimed at home users who require up to 20TB of storage, while the latter is an all new device aimed …

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Win Gadget Show Live tickets with Synology

If you’ve always wanted to go to the Gadget Show Live, meet the team, see the latest releases of games, hardware and assorted tech but never made it before, now’s your chance to make it there for a lot less, as Synology is giving away tickets. But you’ll have to …

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Synology hoping to reinvent NAS with DSM 5.0

Maker of network attached storage devices and their accompanying software, Synology, has launched the latest version of its DiskStation Manager software, V5.0 and it hopes that with its release, it will create a whole new method of NAS interaction, through more streamlined interfaces and added features. The most obvious change …

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Synology update fixes DSM vulnerabilities

Synology’s NAS devices have usually reviewed quite well here at Kitguru, which is why it was a real shame that a few days ago to learn that its Diskstation Manager software had some major security vulnerabilities that had yet to be fixed. Fortunately now a patch has been released and …

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Synology wants you to check out its new software

Networked Attached Storage (NAS) maker, Synology, has announced that the official unveiling of its DiskStation Manager software, version 5.0, will take place in January and it wants you to be there when it does it. Set to take place on the 16th January at the Millbank Cinema and Media Centre in …

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Synology launches two brand new NAS products

There is a definite step-up feel in the air around Synology’s UK offices in Milton Keynes this October. Hot on the heals of the DS214, we now have the DS414 and DS114 about to land. KitGuru fingers a pair of 4TB drives and wonders on the best place to stick …

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Synology DiskStation DS214 NAS Review

Synology have been one of the key players in the Network Attached Storage Devices for some time now, and each new DiskStation model is eagerly anticipated. The DS214 is no exception with it first being teased at Computex in June of this year, along side its more powerful DS214+. This …

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Synology introduces high performance DiskStation DS214

Arguably the go-to brand for NAS among the KitGuru faithful, this company never seems to stop innovating and developing its already popular product line-up. Today, we’re hearing word of a brand new, high-performance product at a sensible price. KitGuru stands by with a pair of drives. You know. For back …

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Synology launches DS213j with Turbo Performance

Without doubt, Synology seems to be almost every geek’s NAS storage favourite. Whether you look at KitGuru or the mainstream print media, time after time it’s Synology that tops the charts. If you have to pick a ‘negative’, then it’s pure performance. That’s not just for Synology – but for …

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Synology Diskstation DS213 Air NAS Review

Synology are one of the leading NAS manufacturers, and their software – DiskManager, has earned high acclaim worldwide. Today we are looking at the DS213 Air, a unique NAS device as it features built-in wireless support allowing it to connect to your network wirelessly. It can even be your wireless …

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Exclusive interview with Synology’s Joanne Taylor

While the final result from KitGuru’s latest poll has yet to be confirmed, the majority of NAS users who expressed a preference – choose Synology as their ‘Best NAS device manufacturer’. Following on from that, it seemed like a great idea to put an expert in the KitGuru hot chair …

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Synology announce new MD in UK – Mike Chen

Synology are announcing a new Managing Director in the United Kingdom – Mike Chen. Mike joins the UK office from Taiwan where he has been working for Synology since 2007 as European Sales Manager. The UK team manage the UK, Ireland and Scandinavian business. Chen joins the team following the …

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Synology and Y-Cam Grasshopper Bundle Review

We have reviewed many Synology products on Kitguru over the last year, but today we are looking at a bundle deal in conjunction with leading camera manufacturer Y-CAM. The ‘Grasshopper’ Basic package can be picked up for £549.99 – it includes a Synology DS211J with 2 Y CAM Knight S …

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Synology Rackstation RS2211+ Review

Today we are looking at another RackStation from Synology – the RS2211+, targeting a demanding business oriented demographic. We reviewed the RS3411xs last month and were extremely impressed. Can the less expensive family sibling maintain the high standards we expect from Synology? When compared directly against the flagship RS3411xs, the …

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