Synology DiskStation DS423+, new 4-bay NAS

The Synology DiskStation DS423+ is the new NAS with which the company reinforces an already extensive product catalogue. It is preferably intended for home offices and small businessesalthough any consumer or professional will appreciate the advantages of this type of storage and network solutions.

He Synology DiskStation DS423+ is included in the manufacturer’s “Plus” series and offers a capacity of up to 72 Tbytes with its four bays. Like other NAS from the manufacturer, it can also be used as an edge node in distributed deployments. It supports hot swappable 3.5″ or 2.5″ SATA hard drives and features two free slots for installing M.2 2280 solid-state drives which will usually be used as a cache to speed up access to the most used data.

This model mounts a processor Intel Celeron J4125 with four 2.7 GHz cores and hardware encryption engine (AES-NI). It includes 2 Gbytes of DDR4 RAM memory expandable with an additional 4 GB module and has two 1GbE Ethernet ports and two other USB 3.2 ports to connect external storage devices.

Its high performance, with sequential data transfers in read/write up to 226/224MB/s. This level of performance can be increased by using solid-state drives in M.2 2280 slots to create volumes of SSD storage without occupying standard drive bays.

Like all Synology NAS, it includes the free DiskStationManager (DSM), one of the best operating systems for NAS on the market, designed to meet the storage, backup, data protection, file sharing and password management needs of any type of user or company.

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To highlight the large number of applicationsthat includes this system, such as Synology Drive, which combines cross-platform file access with the privacy offered by local storage; hybrid cloud capabilities provided by Synology Hybrid Share; the Active Backup Suite that enables backup of IT infrastructure such as Windows and Linux systems or Hyper-V/VMware virtual machines; the Surveillance Station for video management in surveillance cameras; and many others that we have been seeing in the analysis of other NAS devices from this manufacturer.

Synology DiskStation DS423+

The Synology DiskStation DS423+ is already available through the company’s partners and distributors worldwide and comes to reinforce an increasingly complete ‘Plus’ series.

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