SYNOLOGY CASE STUDY 1

PopcornSynology


CASE STUDY


Before Implementation

Hardware:

1 x Windows Server 2003 (since 2005)
1 x 3rd Party Manage Accounting solution on Windows Server 2008

Business Trade :

Chemical Import & Export

 Company Size:

< 10 users

Business Challenge

  • Management frequently on the move and requires remote access to office folders.
  • Due to daily important emails, users require daily backup for all emails and documents.
  • Requires solutions to expand the limited server file storage.
  • Requires experienced I.T personnel to manage existing infrastructure and applications.

IT Weakness

  • Single hard disk without RAID protection.
  • No Daily backup for Windows Server.
  • Users complaint unrecoverable files when deleted in a network shared folders.
  • The 3rd party accounting system only provides bare minimum USB storage backup.
  • Having problem backing up live Corporate Gmail in outlook  2013 (.OST file)
  • Requires new I.T skills to adopt new server OS, existing version already obsolete.

Completed Solution


Solution Implementation

New Hardware:

  • 2 x Synology 1815+ , 6 GB Ram, 8 x 4TB NAS HDD on RAID 5
  • 1 installed in the main office,  the other installed off-site for total real-time backup.
  • Uninterrupted Power Supply unit (UPS ) for both Synology hardware.

Maintenance :

  • Our company provides 1st & 2nd level Support to Synology NAS solution
  • Provides remote status monitoring and email alert to customers.
  • Provides on-site support if require.

Business Challenge Fulfilled

  • With VPN secure remote access, users can manage their server files and folders and via desktop machines or Synology mobile apps.
  • A FREE backup software with shadow copy technology, installed in each PC / Notebook schedule to backup users’ email on a daily basis.
  • Synology DS 1815+ allows to add on 2 x storage expansion unit of DX 513, total 10 drive bays.
  • I.T Maintenance manage by of Node System.

Out of the Box solutions

  • Build in RAID storage configuration
  • Deploy VPN  – easily allow users remotely access into office shared folders with security.
  • Backup program allows folder sync to another Synology NAS remotely.
  • Synology Cloud station deploys to each user’s PC to backup selected folders to in real-time.
  • Activates recycle bin for all shared folders, easy for users to recover deleted files or folders.

Strengthen IT

  • RAID 5 data protection
  • Replaces old server with 2 Synology NAS, duplicate data to off-site in real-time.
  • Part of Synology solution, to enable recycle bin for shared folders.
  • Build a share folder links to duplicate backup from the 3rd party accounting system.
  • IT manage by Node System