Summary: Synology has a very attractive website and some great graphics that lead you to believe it's a very user friendly product, but try finding simple instructions on setting up your diskstation and you're not going to find it. The instructions you do find only explain the ideal scenario.
Summary: It does not work as advertized on the hibernation. It is constantly waking up, wich consumes energy and adds a lot of wear and tear to (very expensive) hard disks. Plus, even in hibernation the fans are always on.
Summary: So far, this unit has been nothing but trouble. We are still working to resolve the problems, but in a nut shell, the unit is not properly recognizing hard drives. I had expected much more from Synology, and maybe this is a dud unit. Time will tell.
Summary: Others have complained of the cheap feeling build quality of this unit. I wouldn't mind the lightweight plastic feel if the unit worked as advertised, but, alas, it doesn't.
Pros: Good looking specs
Cons: This was my second Synology NAS. I'm very happy with the DS211j that has run without incident for 2 years now. It took about 2 hours to get this unit unpacked, drives installed and software configured with (4) 3 TB (approved) drives in RAID 6. After it was fully configured, and as the unit was co...