Following the introduction of its Disk Station DS-409+ NAS, which earned an “Outstanding Product” mark in Synology has added even more features with its Disk Station Manager 2.1 software, which supports cross-platform data sharing, scheduled power settings, several backup alternatives, and even lets you turn the DS409slim into a 24/7 BitTorrent, FTP, or HTTP download center. Unfortunately its price will probably deter a good number of home users from adopting this neat storage solution, which should be available immediately for about $400 without hard drives.