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Synology DiskStation DS1517

Quad-core 5-bay NAS

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Manufacturer No:DS1517
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    Synology DiskStation DS1517
    Quad-core 5-bay NAS

    Synology DiskStation DS1517 comes with a quad-core CPU, hardware encryption engine, four built-in Gigabit LAN ports, and is scalable up to 15 drives, providing a cost-effective storage solution for growing businesses. DS1517 is ideal for centralising data backups, protecting critical assets, and sharing files across different platforms. Synology DS1517 is backed by Synology’s 3-year limited warranty. .


    • Scalable quad-core 5-bay storage solution
    • Outstanding reading throughput over 436 MB/s and writing throughput over 449 MB/s1
    • Encrypted throughput over 334 MB/s in reading and 269 MB/s in writing1
    • Four Gigabit (RJ-45) ports with failover
    • Scalable up to 15 drives with two DX517 expansion units2
    • Synology High Availability (SHA) allows for uninterrupted services with seamless transitioning between clustered servers

    Optimal Performance & Affordable Price

    Synology DS1517 is a 5-bay network attached storage solution equipped with a quad-core 1.7 GHz processor, 2GB RAM, and four Gigabit LAN ports, delivering sequential reading throughput over 436 MB/s and writing throughput over 449 MB/s with RAID 5 and all LAN ports link-aggregated1 . DS1517 is capable of encrypted data throughput up to 334 MB/s in reading and 269 MB/s in writing1 . DS1517 delivers a reliable and cost-effective storage solution suitable for homes and businesses.

    Comprehensive Business Applications

    Powered by the innovative Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), DS1517 comes fully equipped with applications and features designed specifically for 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 DS1817 to fit seamlessly into current infrastructure.
    • Internet file access is simplified by the encrypted FTP server and Synology File Station, which is 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.

    Seamless storage solution for virtualization environments

    Fully certified storage virtualisation solutions

    Synology iSCSI storage fully supports most virtualisation solutions to enhance work efficiency with easy management interface. VMware vSphere 6 and VAAI integration helps offload storage operations and optimises computation efficiency. Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) speeds up data transfer and migration rate. OpenStack Cinder support turns your Synology NAS into a block-based storage component.

    Ultimate file management and sharing

    File Station is a web-based, fast and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operations without requiring any complex setup on Mac or PC. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organisation and file sharing. For complete compatibility, DS1517 supports the following protocols: AFP, FTP, iSCSI, NFS, SMB, and WebDAV.

    Ultimate file management

    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.

    Real-time collaboration

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