Choice NAS for Everyone
Centering on the core features of NAS devices, Synology DS216se provides handy and effective network storage under budget. Not only does DS216se centralize and back up your digital contents, it makes cross-platform and cross-device sharing effortless. DS216se delivers an average 102 MB/s reading speed under RAID 1 configuration in a Windows® environment, and over 59 MB/s writing.1 The built-in floating-point unit enhances the overall capability of the main CPU, and is particularly advantageous in speeding up thumbnail processing, making photo viewing a refreshingly new experience. Equipped with Synology's full multimedia applications, DS216se is also an ideal solution for users looking for entertainment and download center, providing easy and energy-efficient download service as well as multimedia streaming capabilities. With Synology's rich cloud applications, DS216se serves as your personal cloud whose content is available anywhere on demand.
Easy Setup and Management
Web Assistant is a web-based utility to make every DiskStation as easy to install as possible. Installation is done inside your existing web browser by setting up all vital system components in few simple steps. Combined with a quick start widget, users can simultaneously tour the DSM operating system and set it up to use right away. For users unfamiliar with complicated router configurations or those who simply want to save time, Synology EZ-Internet Wizard simplifies the process of setting up access to DS216se from the Internet by walking through all of network settings including firewall, port-forwarding, PPPoE setup and DDNS registration. The multi-tasking web UI on DSM allows users to run multiple applications simultaneously on one tab browser and switch between them instantly. Synology Hybrid RAID allows you to reach maximum use of your hard drive while keeping your storage safe with data redundancy.
Certified DLNA Media Server
As a fully certified DLNA DMS (Digital Media Server), DS216se serves also as a ready media server with the capability to host digital multimedia contents for remote playback. Once connected to a wireless router, DS216se is set to stream music, photos and videos to DLNA-compliant devices without any pre-configuration, thus enabling users to enjoy their collection on larger screens or with quality speakers. Synology even makes it possible for users to browse and select DiskStation contents using DS audio - a handy mobile app - to designate a DLNA player within the same local network to play it.