Synology DS412+

86
Global
Score
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Summary

The DS412+ may seem expensive, but if you're looking for a robust, fast network-storage device for a home office or small business, it could be well worth its price. Its four drive bays can support up to 16TB of storage, adding drives is easy, and if you need even more storage, eSATA and USB 3.0 ports are available for external drives. Synology 's software lets you easily configure the DS412+ as a media server, a cloud-based data server, for RAID backups, or just about anything else that requires a massive amount of network and internet-accessible storage.

from $850+

Scores

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Breakdown

Speed
9.2
Media support
8.0
Design and form factor
7.6
Expandability
8.7
Noise
8.0
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Specs

DS412+

Addressable storage
16 (max) TB
Embedded OS
Linux
Installable apps
no
WiFi
no
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit]
Media services
DLNA, UPnP, SqueezeCenter
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Specs

DS412+

Addressable storage
16 (max) TB
Embedded OS
Linux
Installable apps
no
WiFi
no
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit]
Media services
DLNA, UPnP, SqueezeCenter
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