Scalable NAS with SSD cache acceleration capability
Synology DiskStation DS1520+ is an ideal network-attached storage solution suitable for small office and IT enthusiasts. Two built-in M.2 SSD slots and Synology SSD Cache technology allow you to boost system I/O and application performance. The scalable storage design of DS1520+ lets you start small and expand storage capacity with Synology DX517 as your data grows.
4-core 2.0 GHz, burst up to 2.7 GHz
2 x built-in M.2 2280 NVMe SSD slots
Average 19.8% boost to computing-intensive applications1
Expand up to 15 drives with a DX517 expansion unit
Optimize performance and capacity
DS1520+ provides two built-in M.2 SSD slots so that you can take full advantage of Synology SSD Cache functionality. Add SSD cache for up to 20 times faster I/O response without using front drive bays. You can add 10 more drives with two Synology DX517 to expand storage capacity.
Accelerate demanding applications
A more powerful CPU speeds up computing-intensive applications. The new 4-core processor boosts photo indexing, database response times, and web PHP response efficiency. Easily categorize your photo memories, smoothly manage files across computers and mobile devices, and enjoy blazing fast web applications.
Synology Drive Moments Web server
faster in file indexing
faster in photo indexing
faster PHP response
Access and sync your files seamlessly
Synology Drive provides a built-in universal portal to access your data anytime and anywhere, and synchronize all your files across platforms, including Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS. Learn more
Sync files on demand: Save the storage space and network bandwidth of your PC.
Go back in time: Easily retrieve previous versions of your shared files.
Back up your data: Protect your files with scheduled backups or in real-time.
Real-time collaboration on your private cloud
Synology Office is a collaboration package combining the convenience and usability of the public cloud with private cloud privacy and security. It enables seamless collaboration on documents and spreadsheets in a protected environment. Learn more
- Real-time collaboration on the same online documents to boost productivity,
- Instant communication on Synology Chat during the editing of documents or spreadsheets
- Version control for you to navigate all the changes and retrieve previous versions with just a click
Virtual Machine Manager
Sandbox new software , manage resources using a single interface, and increase deployment flexibility with Synology Virtual Machine Manager. Run Windows, Linux, and Virtual DSM instances on your Synology NAS in just a few steps. Learn more
Snapshots for virtual machines
Clone and restore complete virtual machines within seconds.
Seamlessly migrate virtual machines from one Synology NAS to another.
Create multiple isolated virtual machines for business units or departments.
Engineered for reliability, backed by Synology
DS1520+ is designed to reliably store your data and is backed by Synology's three-year hardware warranty. An optional two-year extended warranty is available in select regions for up to five years of coverage. Learn more
Powered by Synology DiskStation Manager
Complete multimedia solution for management, streaming, and playback.
Store multiple backup versions with block-level incremental data backup and cross-version deduplication.
Simplified backup solution for your Mac, PC, and mobile devices.
Schedulable and instantaneous data protection of shared folders and iSCSI LUNs for quick disaster recovery.
Complete surveillance solution for recording, monitoring, and management.
Virtual Machine Manager
Run various operating systems in isolated sandboxes. Seamlessly clone, store, and migrate virtual machines.
- 1Status indicator
- 2Drive status indicator
- 3Drive tray lock
- 4USB 3.0 port
- 5Power button and indicator
- 6Drive tray
- 7eSATA port
- 8Power port
- 91GbE RJ-45 port
- 10Reset button
- 11System fan
- 12Kensington Security Slot