Examining Synology's Surveillance Station 5.0 NVR

Author: John Honovich, Published on Oct 29, 2010

In this update we examine Synology, a NAS manufacturer targeting the SMB market. Synology offers an NVR application add-on to their NAS appliances named the Surveillance Station. We compare and contrast Synology to QNAP.

In October 2010, the company announced the release of the updated Surveillance Station 5.0 (previously 4.0), which adds new features and functionality. Pricing comparisons with competitor QNAP reveal Synology products are approximately 30% to 50% lower in price throughout the low (4-channel) to high (20-channel) capacity models.

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