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Synology 2021: DSM 7.0 Beta unveiled

Synology says it’s introduced an entirely redesigned unified operating system powering Synology data management solutions, DiskStation Manager (DSM) 7.0, during the online 2021 AND BEYOND event.

“Unprecedented quantities of data have undergone processing, whether for data analytics, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, telemedicine, or for countless more innovations. All of this is making a huge impact on our lifestyle and the way we do business, forming a ‘data economy’ where owning more data gives you a competitive edge against others,” says Philip Wong, Synology founder and CEO. “Synology is dedicated to building upon DSM, our core platform to solve security, reliability and management challenges. We design our solutions for individuals, all the way up to large enterprises, for even massive datasets. All of this so that
our customers can focus on utilizing the data to create more value. I am excited to announce that DSM 7.0 will reach general availability in 2021, bringing you a brand-new experience in data management.”

He adds that DSM 7.0 improves all aspects of the operating system, from storage management and the user interface, to cloud-supported functionality such as large-scale device monitoring and on-demand storage. Wong says that features include:

• Redesigned storage management functionality for higher performance, reliability, along with more maintenance options to empower IT administrators;

• A host of usability and functionality improvements matched with improved security features such as a more secure and convenient authentication process;

• Added support for the Fiber Channel protocol to achieve the lowest-latency and overhead deployments;
• An all-new photo management experience with Synology Photos, that combining the AI powered features of Synology Moments with the organizational flexibility of Synology.

Along with the new features stated above, key DSM 7.0 features and brand-new solutions being introduced in 2021 are available in the event sessions.

Dennis Sellers
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