Mumbai – 9th May 2024 – Synology, a prominent leader in offering extensive IT solutions spanning edge, core, and cloud environments, presented its complete lineup of data management and protection solutions designed for the Visual effect(VFX), media, and entertainment sector in India at the VFX and More Summit (VAM Summit) from May 2nd to 3rd, 2024, held at the NESCO Exhibition Centre in Goregaon.


Targeted at directors, VFX supervisors, cinematographers, and professionals in visual effects, Synology storage solutions envision a boundless realm for content creators, merging human creativity with technological innovation.

Russell Chen, Synology Country Manager for the SAARC region, said, “As the media and entertainment industries continue to flourish and evolve, the escalating demands for large-volume data management, secure storage, and comprehensive solutions enabling seamless sharing with external partners are becoming more pronounced. Additionally, there is a growing need for multi-site collaboration, with multiple Synology NAS systems being deployed to streamline the creative process between different branches or departments.” He added, “Over the past three years in India, Synology has witnessed a remarkable increase in revenue share from the media and entertainment sector, rising from 10% to an impressive 15%-20% of our regional revenue. This substantial growth underscores our success in meeting the evolving needs of the VFX, media, and entertainment industries.”

Synology, a trusted choice for esteemed media companies such as BBC Media Action in the UK and RUN Studio in the US, delivers precise, tailored, global-scale solutions to bolster the creative workflows within the media and entertainment industry. Moreover, the company has cultivated strong partnerships with its media and entertainment clients, including those in India.

In India, Synology collaborates with acclaimed photography professionals and the prestigious Pixel Village Academy in Pune. This academy harnesses Synology storage solutions for content creation, collaboration, and future-proofing data protection. Furthermore, it imparts essential knowledge to its photography students regarding the significance of data ownership and the necessity of asset backups. Conversely, an esteemed Bangalore-based animation studio that played a pivotal role in the beloved LEGO movie production uses Synology as its primary storage solution provider. Synology ensures the on-demand provision of reliable and scalable data to fuel the studio’s creative animation endeavors.

To serve these illustrious customers effectively, Synology offers tailor-made storage management solutions, addressing their unique requirements and empowering them to transcend data limitations, ultimately unleashing their boundless creativity.

Graph II. Synology demonstrates comprehensive data protection solutions – Active Backup Suite and Snapshot Replication – including prevention, data backup, and recovery processes.

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  • Comprehensive Media File Storage Ownership

In the flourishing media industry, there is an increasingly urgent demand for efficient large-volume data storage management. In response to this need, Synology presents petabyte-scale solutions that redefine storage. The solutions offer high density, exceptional scalability, and unmatched high availability, all accessible through an intuitive and license-free portal-DiskStation Manager. Comprehensive data integrity and protection capabilities, seamlessly integrated, ensure peace of mind for customers.

  • Revolutionize Editing Efficiency and Facilitate Seamless Collaboration

Online editing plays a pivotal role in the fast-evolving media and entertainment business. Synology introduces a new era of editing efficiency with high-speed online editing and all-flash storage solutions. Supporting network capacities of 10GbE, 25GbE, and more, Synology empowers professionals in this dynamic industry with seamless, lightning-fast capabilities, propelling their workflows to new heights of productivity.

  • Unlock Media File Sharing at Unprecedented Speeds

In an era where global collaboration is vital, companies, especially those in post-production and design studios, require seamless connectivity. Synology unveils the Presto File Server, offering an unparalleled leap in file transfer speeds. Leveraging Synology’s exclusive SITA technology, users can effortlessly share media files across borders, experiencing a remarkable 68-fold speed increase compared to traditional FTP and HTTP methods. This innovative solution revolutionizes cross-border collaboration, making it faster and more efficient.

  • Robust Backup and Archiving: Guarding Against Threats

Ransomware threats are of utmost concern, particularly within the data-centric media and entertainment industry, where data is a paramount asset. Synology’s security solutions, including Secure SignIn and Security Advisor, play a vital role in enabling customers to protect their invaluable data. Synology consolidated backup and instant recovery solutions running on Synology NAS safeguard digital assets through comprehensive file and block-level backups, near-instant data protection with snapshots, and optimized storage efficiency with Synology’s advanced deduplication technology.

In response to the surging demand for data storage and protection, Synology has recently introduced its flagship model – the High-density HD6500 in India. With the capacity to deliver up to 4.8 Petabytes of storage, this model serves as both a central repository for files and a backup solution for large enterprise organizations with extensive data needs. Particularly well-suited for data volume-intensive industries such as media, entertainment, and VFX, the HD6500 offers unparalleled storage capabilities.

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Graph III. The 4U, 60-bay HD6500 streamlines petabyte-level storage with support for up to 960 TB per chassis and can be easily paired with up to 4 additional RX6022sas 60-bay expansion units for over 4 PB of storage in 20U.

Synology® at a glance

Staying at the forefront of data management, Synology innovates and adapts to ever-evolving technologies and continues bringing new possibilities to the table, including but not limited to solutions for data storage and backup, file collaboration, video management, and network infrastructure – all designed with one goal in mind – presenting a centralized platform to simplify IT administration while driving digital transformation for businesses worldwide.