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A complete
virtualization platform

Build a secure and easily managed virtualization environment. Back up, store, and protect your virtual machines with Synology NAS.

Agentless backup for VMware and Hyper-V

Easily connect to and back up VMware® vSphere™ and Microsoft® Hyper-V® virtual machines without installing an agent, using Synology Active Backup for Business.

In the event of disaster, quickly restore a virtual machine to its original location or Synology Virtual Machine Manager, minimizing service downtime.

Agentless backup for VMware and Hyper-V

Incremental backup

Boost the speed of backup processes through native integration with VMware Changed Block Tracking or Hyper-V Resilient Change Tracking to only transfer the changed data during every new backup task.

Application-aware image backup

Ensure data consistency in VSS-aware applications, including Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, SQL, and SharePoint running on VMware or Hyper-V.

Built-in global deduplication

Greatly reduce the space needed across devices and platforms by saving duplicate files only once.

Verify backup reliability

Ensure backup reliability through an on-screen simulation of VMs on Synology Virtual Machine Manager.

Unlimited backups, license-free

Unlimited backups, license-free

Back up unlimited virtual machines, so long as your storage allows it. No more worries about additional license or subscription costs.

Secure and scalable storage solutions

Certified for VMware® vSphere™, Microsoft® Hyper-V®, Citrix® XenServer™, and OpenStack Cinder, Synology systems seamlessly integrate with common virtualization platforms.

Servers can be expanded up to 180 drive bays without interrupting services by attaching compatible expansion units.

All Synology systems come with built-in data protection packages available on DiskStation Manager to secure your VMs, files, folders, LUNs, and the NAS itself.

Secure and scalable storage solutions

Synology High Availability

Minimize hardware failures by mirroring the entire system. This ensures data and services remain online despite potential disruption.

Synology High Availability

Maximize storage capacity and performance

Synology's lightning fast FlashStations are designed to handle demanding virtual machine applications, delivering high IOPS and low latency for databases, analytics, and financial transactions.

Combine HDD arrays with SSD cache to provide an optimal balance between performance, cost, and storage capacity.

See what our customers worldwide are saying


"After tests, we found Active Backup for Business has astonishing backup speeds and works wonders on deleting duplicate data — it only took up 28 TB out of the total 58 TB on the server. We are quite satisfied with the overall performance."


"Thanks to Synology's reliable and powerful solutions, UNESCO benefits from a unique infrastructure that spans across 70 countries worldwide, where virtual machines storage runs efficiently on iSCSI LUNs and can easily be backed up."


"The storage array has proven to be more than capable of going toe-to-toe with what would be classed as an enterprise-class all flash array for a fraction of the cost."

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