What are the backup options for Synology NAS to the cloud?

Synology NAS backup options to the cloud

The backup options available for Synology NAS to the cloud are:

1. Cloud Station Backup

Cloud Station Backup is a built-in backup application provided by Synology. It allows you to back up your data from the Synology NAS to various cloud storage providers, such as Amazon Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox, and more. Cloud Station Backup offers continuous, scheduled, and versioned backup options to ensure data protection.

2. Hyper Backup

Hyper Backup is another backup solution offered by Synology NAS. It provides a comprehensive backup strategy by supporting local backups, remote backups, and the ability to backup to various public cloud storage providers. Hyper Backup offers advanced features like deduplication, encryption, and data compression to optimize storage utilization and enhance data security.

3. Third-Party Cloud Backup Services

Synology NAS also supports integration with several third-party cloud backup services, such as Acronis True Image, ElephantDrive, and IDrive. These services offer additional backup options and features, including continuous backup, file syncing, and hybrid backup solutions.

4. Cloud Sync

Cloud Sync is a Synology-built application that allows you to synchronize your data between Synology NAS and various cloud storage providers. Although it is primarily a synchronization tool, you can also leverage Cloud Sync to perform one-way or two-way backups to the cloud, ensuring the availability and accessibility of your data.

It is important to note that the availability of specific backup options may vary depending on the Synology NAS model and the version of DSM (DiskStation Manager) installed.

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