Synology Announces a New Network Storage DiskStation, The DS1019+

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If you need a back up of your backup’s backup and you need to stream your files, this new network storage DiskStation may be for you.


Being able to store and backup all of your RAW and processed image files is incredibly important. We all know that if anything happens to those precious files we would be totally lost. Being able to access those files from anywhere on any device is also important; it means we can work on the road without having to carry external hard drives, and we can share images with clients with ease. Synology have been making network storage solutions for a long time now, and they have just announced a new member of their family, the DiskStation DS1019+. 

The DiskStation 1019+ is a 5 bay desktop NAS (Network Attached Storage) that features an Intel Celeron Quad-Core processor, 8GB of RAM, AES-NI encryption so all of your files are kept safe and secure, the ability to stream 4K videos flawlessly which makes it a great media hub too.

Along with the 5 storage bays you’ll also find 2 M.2 NVMe SSD slots which means you can add two ultra fast storage devices without taking up any of the regular bays. For photographers and media streamers, you’ll find built in software that can transcode 4K video, and help you manage all of your files easily. The DS1019+ can handle up to 140TB of data in total, and can even be expanded to 10 bays with add-ons.

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If you’re in the market for a monster network attached storage solution that will allow you to view your images from any device via a web browser, and need a solution for media streaming, you should check out the Synology DiskStation DS1019+. The Synology DS1019+ is available for purchase immediately from retailers nationwide. See below for the full Synology press release.


Official Press Release


Synology® Introduces DiskStation DS1019+

A Network Attached Storage Device for Homes or Small Businesses

BELLEVUE, Wash—February 14, 2018—Today, Synology Inc. launched DiskStation DS1019+, a 5-bay desktop NAS that provides excellent performance with great expandability, making it a versatile choice for both small businesses or home users.

“For home or small businesses, it’s always a struggle to find a NAS server providing outstanding performance, scalability, and applicability at the same time. DS1019+ eliminates all of those concerns with a compact chassis design,” said Kevin Meng, product manager of Synology Inc. “Featuring a quad-core processor, upgradable memory to 8GB, and dual M.2 NVMe SSD slots, which allow users to create a SSD cache without occupying any drive trays.”

DS1019+ can also expand to a total of 10 drive bays with expansion units, and has a full storage capacity of 140TB, giving users ample room for their media library or backing up important files.

File Server Offering Anywhere Access

Anyone can build their own private cloud with DS1019+, so they won’t have to worry about third parties snooping in on important data. Businesses and home users alike can also share files for collaboration across multiple platforms, and anywhere access allows them to be able to reach their data through a web browser, or they can sync it across different devices for mobile access while they’re on-the-go.

A Centralized Backup Destination with Active Backup

DS1019+ is also an ideal backup destination because it can hold significant amounts of data and expand as businesses grow. With Synology’s Active Backup Suite, DS1019+ can back up Windows computers and servers, VMware virtual machines, and Office 365 and G Suite to a centralized location. Flexible restoration options, including a full image restore or a single file recovery, create a cohesive disaster recovery plan that can help safeguard data. With the Active Backup Suite, businesses can configure and monitor all backup tasks from a single place, and can rest assured that all of their important information is backed up in a unified solution, without any additional licensing fees.

An Ideal Multimedia Server

For media enthusiasts, DS1019+ allows users to play their media on streaming devices and organize their photos and music with several packages included on DiskStation Manager. Video Station, for example, helps users manage all of their movies, TV shows, and home videos, and lets them stream to various devices. It supports a wide selection of file formats, making it easy for anyone to enjoy their favorite movies via Apple TV, DLNA devices, mobile devices, and computers.

Moments is Synology’s photo organization software, and can help make sifting through countless numbers of photos a breeze. It has image recognition technology that automatically identifies people, subjects, and places, and groups them accordingly. Searching by keywords allows users to find the right photo without having to scroll endlessly through all of their images.


This release is available worldwide immediately

Synology at a Glance

Synology creates network attached storage, IP surveillance solutions, and network equipment that transform the way users manage data, conduct surveillance, and manage network in the cloud era. By taking full advantage of the latest technologies, Synology aims to help users centralize data storage and backup, share files on-the-go, implement professional surveillance solutions, and manage network in reliable and affordable ways. Synology is committed to delivering products with forward-thinking features and the best in class customer services.