Synology DiskStation DS1813+ Network Storage Server
6 March 2015
Excerpt: This NAS server provides you with an impressive 8 bays in a great piece of hardware that offers solid overall performance. Each bay can hold a hard drive with up to 5TB of storage on it, for 40TB in total storage on this NAS.
Summary: Synology takes an incremental approach to updating its storage hardware and software platforms. The DS1813+ represents a solid step forward for the DiskStation family of desktop form-factor storage devices.
Pros: Four network interfaces which can be aggregated, DiskStation operating system with high configurability, Easy to configure for both home and business users
Cons: Lack of 10Gb network connectivity, Write speeds limited compared to other NAS models