Synology DiskStation DS1520+

The Synology DS1520+ is a powerful 5-bay NAS that is mainly aimed at small and medium businesses but is also most suitable for the demanding home user. The DS1520+ features a secure Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI), the hardware configuration is perfectly scalable and features the user-friendly Synology DSM 6.2.

User friendly

The Disk Station Manager software can be easily expanded with various free downloadable Synology apps that allow this NAS to be set up for any use. Use this NAS as a secure file server, as a powerful ROON or DLNA media server and at the same time as a network video recorder (NVR) with almost any brand and type of surveillance camera. This NAS features the Btrfs file system which gives you the assurance of data security, data recovery and, among other things, file self-healing functionality. Moreover, this NAS offers a Synology Backup Suite with various backup functions to maximize the security of your valuable data.

Versatile and richly featured

The NAS has four 1GbE RJ-45 LAN ports, two USB3.0 ports and two eSATA ports. The mainboard is equipped with a powerful Quad-Core 64-bit Intel Celeron J4125 processor with a clock speed of 2GHz (2.7GHz Burst). This NAS supports different RAID configurations (Hybrid, 1, 5, 6 and 10) for the safest possible data storage. The drives are hot-swappable and can be easily changed from the front of the NAS.

User scalable

At the factory, the NAS comes with a maximum of 8GB DDR4 RAM (4GB + 4GB). The maximum internal storage capacity is 80TB. Here you can use both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch SATA HDD’s and/or SSD’s. The NAS also features two internal M.2 expansion slots to install an M.2 2280 NVMe SSD for ultra-fast caching. This makes the I/O response time up to 20x faster. Need more storage capacity? Simply hook this Synology DS1520+ up with an external DX517 expansion unit for a storage capacity up to 240TB!