InfoWorld Bestows Synology® Cube Station CS407 with Its "2009 Technology of the Year Award"

Synology Edges Out Serious Competition to Become the Only NAS Server Manufacturer Given the 2009 Technology of the Year Award.

Taipei, Taiwan, January 25, 2009 --( Synology® America Corporation today announced that InfoWorld, a leading publisher of technology information and reviews, has awarded Synology's Cube Station CS407 the coveted "2009 Technology of the Year" award. Only 12 products were given this prestigious award in the System and Storage category, and Synology was the only NAS server manufacturer to win, sharing the stage with Apple, Dell, HP, and other top tier brands. InfoWorld Senior Contributing Editor Paul Venezia calls the CS407 a "Sweet Low-End NAS" and a "really hip little box," and was impressed by the rich feature set, economical price point, and openness of the Synology design, saying it was "as open as if you built it yourself – but you didn't have to."

"We at Synology are thrilled to be recipient of InfoWorld's 2009 Technology of the Year Award" said Cheen Liao, President of Synology America Corporation. "Synology's dedicated and talented engineering team constantly churns out new technologies that allow our NAS servers to meet and exceed our customer's expectations," Mr. Liao added.

The Cube Station CS407 is a compact, low cost 4 drive SATA NAS server that offers up to 4TB of storage capacity (utilizing 1TB drives) and is capable of RAID levels 0/1/5/6. Synology's famous AJAX-based embedded Disk Station Manager (DSM) 2.0 NAS management software allow the CS407 to overtake tasks that traditionally require a PC based server; including website hosting, stand-alone file downloading with remote file management, surveillance video recording/viewing from IP cameras installed on the network, and much more. The CS407 is at home on Windows®, Macintosh®, and Linux based networks. The CS407 supports Windows ADS authentication, encrypted network backup, encrypted FTP with hack-prevention, and many other features including cool & quiet design.

Synology offers a full range of NAS servers, including the new Business Class lineup offering unparalleled performance and features for small & medium business and corporate workgroups at price points that even the CFO can smile about.

Synology at a Glance
Synology Inc., founded in April 2000 by a duo experienced in system designing and marketing, is a dedicated Network Attached Storage (NAS) products provider located in the Taipei city, Taiwan. With a staunch and united team organization, Synology creates and brings forth NAS servers of originality for the global market. Under the breezy yet conscientious team work, Synology embodies the spirit of vitality, creativity, specialty, and versatility, implanting a new breath into the staid NAS business. With our sustained and substantial investment in research and development, Synology is pursing the laurels of contemporary NAS industry on an international scale.

Synology NAS Servers are designed to fulfill its customers' need of security, performance, energy saving, and functionality on a broad range around the globe from prosumers to corporations. Moreover, to practice commitment made to its widespread customers and to provide every possible means of satisfactory services, Synology is using its best endeavors to the establishment a fully developed customer support and service team. Having a vision beyond the visible, Synology NAS Servers signify –Value.

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