SYNOLOGY CASE STUDY 3

PopcornSynology


CASE STUDY


Before Implementation

Hardware:

1 x Linux Server (since 2009)

Business Trade :

Household Products Sales and Support

Company Size:

less than 5 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.
  • Able to expand server storage in near future.
  • Requires experienced I.T personnel to manage existing infrastructure and applications.
  • Too many users public cloud services, require longer time to manage and track.
  • Mini warehouse human movement tracking issues.

IT Weakness

  • Single hard disk without RAID protection.
  • No Daily backup for Server.
  • Users’ complaint unrecoverable files when deleted in a network shared folders.
  • No applications for Linux  to sync all public cloud storage.
  • Requires new I.T skills to adopt new server OS
  • Lack tracking mechanism on human traffic movement in & out of the warehouse
  • WPA2 security prone to wireless hackers.

Completed Solution


Solution Implementation

New Hardware:

  • 1 x Synology 1815+ , 6 GB Ram, 8 x 4TB NAS HDD on RAID 5
  • 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 required.

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 expand another 10 bays with 2 add-on unit DX 513.
  • Synology Cloud Sync takes care messy management of multi public cloud storage services
  • Built-in Surveillance Station to keeps records of CCTV videos

Out of the Box solutions

  • Build in RAID storage configuration
  • Deploy VPN – easily allow users remotely access into office shared folders with security.
  • Synology Cloud station deploys to each user’s PC to backup selected folders to file server in real-time and added file versioning.
  • Activates recycle bin for all shared folders, easy for users to recover deleted files or folders.
  • With Synology Cloud Sync, each users’ can have all public cloud storage services synchronized to their own account.
  • Enables Radius Server to enhance wireless security to enterprise level.
  • With Synology Surveillance Station, CCTV video info is well manage and track.

Strengthen IT

  • RAID 5 data protection
  • Replaces old server with Synology NAS with 8 x 4TB NAS HDD
  • Part of Synology solution, to enable recycle bin for shared folders.
  • Video tracking takes care by CCTV and Synology Surveillance software
  • WiFi security upgraded to the highest level with WPA2 enterprise