218 Features

  • Fire Protection

    Purpose-built to keep on-premises data safe during building fires. The 218 NAS protects data from temperatures up to 1550F for 30 minutes per ASTM E119.

  • Water Protection

    Designed to protect data from floods, sprinklers and fire department’ hoses. The 218 keeps data safe during periods of complete submersion in fresh or salt water up to a 10’ depth for 72 hours.

  • Theft Protection. Tamper Protection.

    With an optional floor mount kit, the 218 can be bolted down to protect against theft. Additionally, the kit enables access to the ports and drive bays to be blocked to prevent tampering.

  • Industry-Leading Security

    Keep data safe and secure with military-grade hardware encryption, built-in vulnerability scanning and remediation, secure data transmission, login protection and more.

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  • Backup and Replication

    Use the 218 NAS as an ultra-secure backup target or as primary storage with data backed up to another ioSafe or Synology device, an rsync server, Microsoft Azure, S3-compatible storage or other cloud services.

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  • File Synchronization

    Easily and securely synchronize data across PCs, Macs, iOS and Android devices and other NAS with either one-way or two-way syncing that supports file versioning, point-in-time recovery, compression and encryption.

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  • File Sharing

    Share files easily, quickly and securely across multiple platforms with optionally password-protected or time-limited download links and built-in support for FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, and CardDAV services.

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  • Video Surveillance

    Protect your home or business. Create an easily managed, reliable and intuitive monitoring system that delivers ultra-secure storage for recordings. With Synology Surveillance Station you can monitor streams from multiple cameras in real-time and manage and analyze recordings. Mobile support enables you to take proactive camera control on the go using iOS or Android devices. With support for more than 6,000 IP camera model and integration with with I/O modules and door controllers, the 218 can be used to build a complete security system for your premises.

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  • Photo Management

    Optimize photo management. Designed to meet the needs of professional photographers, Synology’s feature-rich Photo Station enables you manage photo storage, easily share your images and much more. And with apps for iOS and Android, you can do it all while on the go.

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  • Multimedia

    Enjoy your media everywhere. Synology DiskStation Manager makes it easy to access and manage your media. Stream to your Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Android Fire, USB or Bluetooth speakers or, when on the go, to your iOS or Android devices.

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  • Synology Office

    Boost productivity. Synology Office enables you to create documents and spreadsheets, work collaboratively, chat with colleagues and is compatible with Microsoft Word and Excel.

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  • Warranty and Data Recovery Service

    Includes standard 1-year hardware warranty extendable to 5-years and optional ioSafe Data Recovery Service that covers the cost of third-party forensic data recovery up to $5,000 per TB.

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