We’ve covered a considerable amount of hardware since our site’s launching in 2005, with me having spent the last couple of years focusing on networking gear – namely, network storage. One company we end up going back to on a regular basis is Synology, as both its software and hardware is what we’d consider to be top-notch. Using this week’s CES in Las Vegas to showcase its latest hardware (two pieces of which I’m currently wrapping up reviews for), the company also dropped a substantial bit of news – a brand-new beta of its DSM (DiskStation Manager) is here.
Those wanting to grab the bleeding-edge software can expect to enjoy the following features:
Those interested can browse to the beta page. I have installed the updated software on my personal NAS at home, and while those familiar with the current GA offering from Synology will feel right at home, the improvements on attached apps and features are worth the upgrade for those not deterred by beta software.