Synology DiskStation DS718+ features a quad-core processor with AES-NI hardware encryption engine, providing outstanding performance and data encryption acceleration along with real-time transcoding of 4K content. DS718+ is ideal for protecting critical assets, and sharing files across different platforms. Synology DS718+ is backed with Synology’s 3-year limited warranty.
Compact yet Powerful Storage Solution
DS718+ is designed for small or growing businesses pursuing a compact and powerful shared storage solution, offering the flexibility to expand the 2 GB RAM to up to 6 GB RAM to process intensive workloads. Featuring a quad-core 1.5 GHz processor with a burst frequency of 2.3 GHz, DS718+ delivers up to 226 MB/s reading and 188 MB/s writing under RAID 1 configuration, and delivers up to 226 MB/s reading and 184 MB/s writing even under encrypted data transmission1. DS718+ comes with three USB 3.0 ports and dual Gigabit LAN ports supporting failover and Link Aggregation modes. The 2-bay DS718+ can support up to 7 drives with Synology DX5172 expansion unit.
226 MB/s encrypted reading, 184 MB/s encrypted writing
DDR3L 2GB, up to 6GB
2-channel 4K H.264/H.265 video transcoding
4K Multimedia Server, accessible for all
Access and stream your 4K media content anytime and anywhere. DS718+ supports 4K H.264/H.265 online transcoding via Video Station and DS video, allowing 4K videos to be converted and played on the fly on other computers, smartphones, and media players that originally do not support Ultra HD formats
Next-generation file system for better data protection
The Btrfs file system introduces advanced storage technologies and optimised snapshots to prevent data corruption and reduce maintenance overhead. While ensuring high-level data integrity, it also offers flexible, efficient data protection and recovery tools.
Flexible Shared Folder / User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on user accounts and shared folders
Snapshot Replication provides schedulable and storage capacity-saving data protection with 1,024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots
File- or folder-level data restoration accelerates data recovery, providing more flexibility for businesses
Automatic file self-healing detects and recovers corrupted files without user intervention
Comprehensive Business Applications
Powered by the innovative Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), DS718+ comes fully-equipped with applications and features designed specifically for small or growing businesses:
Windows® AD and LDAP support allow easy integration with existing business directory services without recreating user accounts.
Windows ACL support provides fine-grained access control and efficient privilege settings, allowing DS718+ to fit seamlessly into current infrastructure.
Internet file access is simplified by the encrypted FTP server and Synology File Station, a web-based file explorer. HTTPS, firewall, and IP auto-block support ensure file sharing over the Internet is protected with a high level of security.
Application Privileges controls access to applications and packages based on each individual account, user group, or IP address.
MailPlus allows your business to set up a secure, reliable, and private mail server while giving your employees a modern mail client for receiving and sending messages.
The powerful Collaboration Suite integrates Synology Office, Calendar and Chat, ensuring secure and high-performance private communications and allowing your organisations to easily manage and control the relevant content.
Award winning OS - DiskStation Manager
Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a sleek, browser-based operating system running on every DiskStation and RackStation, which makes managing your Synology NAS a breeze. Featuring an intuitive user interface, DSM makes accessing and sharing your data smarter and simpler. Synology's Package Center lets you download and install useful add-on packages designed specifically for individual or business needs, meaning you can enjoy more entertainment in your life or better productivity at work
Real-time collaboration on your private cloud
Office is a collaboration package combining the convenience and usability of public clouds with the data privacy and security guaranteed by private clouds. It allows you to work seamlessly together on documents and spreadsheets in a protected environment.
Cross-Platform File Sharing and Data Synchronisation
DS718+ supports comprehensive network protocols, ensuring a seamless file sharing experience across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms. Windows AD and LDAP integration allows DS718+ to fit quickly and effortlessly into any existing network environment without the need to repeatedly create user accounts. Cloud Sync keeps your Dropbox, Google™ Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Baidu and Box storages in sync with your personal DiskStation at home. The Cloud Station Suite allows you to sync files among multiple devices — Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android™ tablets/phones — effortlessly keeping everything up-to-date. DS718+ combines seamless file sharing capability with hardened security, even over the Internet with HTTPS, built-in firewall, and multiple auto-blocking mechanisms against IP and account intrusion..
Enjoy multimedia library
DS718+ provides you a central platform to organise, backup, and share photos, music, and video collections. Featuring a streamlined and sleek interface, Synology packages — Photo Station, Audio Station and Video Station — let you build a seamless entertainment hub effortlessly. Since everything is saved on DS718+, you can enjoy more customisable content arrangement, and no worries about extra monthly fees for storage capacity. Better yet, your digital collections can be shared with others via a simple link.
Easy file access with QuickConnect
Access files on your Synology NAS over the Internet without the hassle of setting up port forwarding rules, DDNS, or other complicated network settings. QuickConnect allows you to connect via a simple customisable address (e.g. https://customID.quickconnect.to), so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Windows/Mac/Linux computer, laptop, or mobile device without additional charge.