Synology, Inc. is a Taiwanese company that designs and develops network attached storage or NAS systems and appliances for various applications. Synology, Inc. was founded by Cheen Liao and Philip Wong in 2000 when they left Microsoft to start an independent project. The company is currently headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan and has subsidiaries in other location around the world including North America, France, Germany, the UK, and others. Their product range includes storage virtualization, computer software, computer electronics, wireless routers, IP cameras, and others. Synology also produces specialized storage solutions for desktops, flash models, and rackmount models that are available across the world in various languages.