Today, Synology announced the imminent release of Disk Station Manager (DSM) 7.0 and an expansion of the Synology C2 platform with four new cloud services at an online private media event. The DSM 7.0 comes with enhanced security, advanced system management capabilities, & improving data collaboration. The new update is available for both NAS as well as SAN product lines.
Coming to the Synology C2 platform, Synology is rolling out both hybrid and cloud-only products, including a new password manager, directory as a service, cloud backup, and secure file transferring solutions. Synology C2 Password is a free digital safe service that provides unlimited cross-device synchronization and also supports end-to-end encryption.
Synology has also confirmed that it has heavily invested in expanding the availability of its cloud platform by starting work on opening a new data center location to expand its services to the Asia Pacific region. It will be Synology’s third data center after Frankfurt, Germany, and Seatell USA. It is expected to be available in Q3 2021.
Disk Station Manager (DSM) 7.0 will be released globally on June 29th June 2021 and the update includes brand new hybrid-cloud services such as Active Insight, Hybrid Share, etc. The DSM 7.0 also introduces security improvements in the form of Secure SignIn, a brand-new authentication system that makes two-factor effortless and straightforward to use.
For select Plus, value, and J series products. XS, SA, and FS series devices will receive updates later in Q4 2021. New C2 services will gradually roll out starting from 13th July 2021.
“Four years of rolling out and operating our cloud service has allowed us to integrate our expertise in data management with new technologies, enabling innovative optimizations that allow us to deliver a reliable but extremely cost-competitive solution. DSM 7.0 and the new C2 expansion bring forward Synology’s new outlook on data management. We will continue pushing the boundaries even further with closer integration, bringing out the best of both on-premises and cloud architectures together”, said Philip Wong, Synology CEO, and Founder.