Reviews and Problems with Synology Diskstation DS207+
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Value for money 9
Synology Disk Station DS-207+ SATA Gigabit NAS
16 November 2007
Conclusion: Synology has done a fine job with product presentation. There is plenty of pertinent information on the retail box, which improves the chances that the Synology Disk Station DS-207+ SATA Gigabit NAS will satisfy the consumer needs. Appearance is attractive for the home user.
Pros: Extremely easy setup, Good performance, Compact size, Attractive finish, Nice cooling, Support for 2 TB of storage possible more., eSATA support, Ability to add USB Hard drives, USB print server, Rubber feet for side mounting, Inexpensive compared to PC Servers
Cons: Expensive compared to other NAS devices, Still not as fast as a full blown server, May be out of place in a company rack server, Going to be hard to justify the high install bill for clients.
Summary: Synology has hit the nail on the head once again with this outstanding product. They have taken the DS106 and all of its success, packed in some more features and added support for another drive. What more could a person want?
Pros: Easy setup, Nice interface, Fast transfers, USB print server support, External drive support, Daisy chain support
Cons: Extra features that are not needed (iTunes server), Loud startup beep, Instructions are a little lacking, Transfers interrupted when unit resyncs it's file system