TheDiskStation DS423 is the latest addition to Synology’s NAS portfolio. It falls under the ‘Value’ series and is designed as a multi-purpose storage device for homes and small businesses .
NAS are ideal devices for storage, data backup and file management, but also for other uses such as media server, P2P client, collaboration or setting up a surveillance system to protect physical assets. Always under the control of the client as a local device, it also allows you to set up your own private cloud, which can also be connected to other cloud storage services.
In addition, the sum of storage technologies and network connectivity allows access to stored content from any type of device (or simultaneously from several of them) and from anywhere in the world via the Internet.
Synology is one of the largest manufacturers of NAS and has a vast catalog to meet any need, from a consumer with tower equipment of various sizes to a large enterprise with rackmount servers that can scale where needed.
The latest model falls under its “essential storage” offering. It has four bays to install 3.5″ hard drives or 2.5″ SSDs, to reach up to 72 Tbytes of raw storage. Its processor is a 64-bit Realtek RTD1619B with four cores, accompanied by 2 Gbytes of DDR4 memory.
It has two RJ-45 1GbE LAN ports for network connection and a USB 3.2 Gen 1 port for connecting external devices. Its performance in data transfers is high and can be increased by using solid state drives.
Like all Synology NAS, it comes with free DiskStation Manager (DSM), one of the best NAS operating systems on the market, designed to meet your needs for storage, backup, data protection, file sharing, and file management. passwords of any type of user or company. Synology has built an entire ecosystem of native applications around this DSM to take advantage of the hardware and additionally offers the features of the Synology C2 cloud service.
The DiskStation DS423 will soon be available on the international channel for homes and small businesses, to reinforce an increasingly complete ‘Plus’ series.