Synology DiskStation DS216se is a budget-friendly two-bay NAS device with the capability to host, share and protect data. Sharing the variety of packages in DSM Package Center, DS216se helps beginners explore the infinite possibilities of Synology NAS. Synology DS216se is backed with Synology’s 2-year limited warranty.
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, portforwarding, PPPoE setup and DDNS registration. 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 DLNAcompliant 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.
QuickConnect and EZ-Internet configure your DS216se for accessing over the Internet with minimal effort. Cloud Station allows users to sync files among multiple devices, including Windows PC, Mac®, Linux®, iOS and Android tablets or phones, effortlessly keeping everything up-to-date. Combined with Synology’s mobile apps for every popular feature, including DS photo, DS audio, and DS video for anywhere multimedia access, DS download, DS file, and DS cloud for seamless file download/access/synchronization, you can enjoy your NAS anywhere, any time.
24/7 Security Solution
Synology Surveillance Station offers a centralized interface to manage IP cameras deployed in your home, allowing users traveling miles away to safeguard the environment by watching live views, recording events, and taking snapshots with a computer or mobile device. DS216se is an ideal entry-level surveillance solution as it is capable of hosting up to 5 IP cameras (50 FPS at 720p). In addition to its intuitive setup and hassle-free interface, Surveillance Station features an optimized live view experience with on-screen operations, smart analytics tools like motion detection, and an alert system that sends instant notification through DS cam, SMS, and e-mail.
Running on Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM)
Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a web-based OS that provides private cloud service. It is designed to make your everyday living easier. The multi-tasking web UI allows you to run multiple applications simultaneously on one browser tab and switch between them instantly.
The simple interface allows you to obtain and configure storage capacity with minimal friction. It provides you with complete control of your personal cloud and lets you access it anywhere. The built-in Package Center allows you to download and install the packages designed specifically for your unique needs, whether it’s sharing files on the cloud, sharing photos on an online album, or setting up a VPN environment. All will happen with just a few clicks.
Energy Efficient Design
Synology DS216se is designed with energy efficiency in mind. Compared with its average PC counterpart, Synology DS216se consumes relatively little power at 13.73 watts while accessing and 5.12 watts when hard drive hibernation is enabled. The scheduled power on/off feature further reduces power consumption and operation cost.
All Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials. Synology acknowledges the responsibility as a global citizen to continually work to reduce the environmental impact of every product produced.