Synology will officially release DiskStation Manager 7.0 next Tuesday, June 29. The company is also expanding the C2 platform with four new cloud services. The DSM update was supposed to be released in the first half of 2019, but has been delayed several times.
Synology reports that on June 29, DSM 7.0 will be officially released. there Since the beginning of this month A release filter is already available, but a full release will follow on June 29, which is essentially the same as the release.
DSM 7.0 is an improvement over its predecessor 6.2. According to Synology, it offers “better security” with secure login, two-factor authentication, the ability to block USB and console ports, more system management capabilities by running different tasks simultaneously on different storage clusters, and “improved data collaboration capabilities.” “
Moreover, the disk management interface has been improved. Synology also promises 70 percent higher raid 6 performance and extended support for the SSD cache. For example, it can be added and removed while the system is running. In addition, DSM 7.0 supports larger volumes of up to 1 petabyte. The full list of improvements is here On the Synology website.
Synology’s C2 cloud platform is being expanded with a number of new cloud services and products, and Active Insight gives users insight into device monitoring and diagnosis. Hybrid sharing makes it possible to combine C2 cloud storage with on-premises functionality and C2 Identity is a directory domain management service as a service in different locations. In addition, C2 gets a new password manager C2 Password, cloud backup with C2 Backup and file sharing capabilities with C2 Transfer. The new services will be available from now until July 13th.