The Managed Synology Service is to support Departments and Projects to purchase Synology NAS devices and connect them to the University network. iSolutions must approve all NAS device purchases. We will advise as to suitable devices and provide remote monitoring and security patching by adding them to the iSolutions Synology CMS (Central Management Service).
Synology NAS devices must only be used as a data storage solution in the following circumstances:
The Managed Synology Service provides the following:
It’s worth bearing in mind that for data not suitable for a Synology NAS device the University Research Filestore service provides high performance, highly resilient and backed up data storage to host and protect valuable research data. This would be a more appropriate solution when the data you wish to store is:
To request a Synology NAS device raise a ticket to ServiceLine.
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