This is my Synology gear:
At the moment I own two synologies, but I am planing to buy a third very soon.
and the 4GB RAM upgrade I did:
*Memory upgrade will most likely void the warranty.
and my backup unit is a Synology DS216+:
Synology DS216+II NAS DiskStation, Diskless (affiliate link)
And the upgraded RAM:
*Memory upgrade will most likely void the warranty
For Hard drives, I use Western Digital 3TB Red NAS and I have 5, 2 for each NAS and a spare in case a hard drive goes down.
Love this disks, In my 713+ NAS I have had them for 10+ years and no failures yet.
It is important that you choose the RED CAVIAR NAS as the disks will be running 24/7 if you are powering a website from your NAS.
You can also buy the NAS as a bundle (NAS and disks). In this case, make sure you buy it with the red caviar drives on it. You wont regret it!
And my latest acquisition: A synology DS918+:
Synology 4 bay NAS DiskStation DS918+ (Diskless) (affiliate link)
Equipped with 4x10TB WD Red Drives:
WD Red 10TB NAS Hard Drive – 5400 RPM Class, SATA 6 Gb/s, 256 MB Cache, 3.5″ – WD100EFAX (affiliate link)
Which I upgraded the RAM to:
(affiliate link) you need two 2x8GB:
I also have the Synology router which makes managing your network and configuring your VPN painless and easy:
Synology RT2600AC Wi-Fi AC 2600 Gigabit Router (affiliate link)
If you decide to buy from one of these links, so will be supporting me and this blog and I thank you for that!