Category: Recommended

Products that have received our Recommended Award.

Editors Choice Qnap TS-453BU-RP-8G Review

Qnap TS-453BU-RP-8G Review


The TS-453BU-RP has a lot to offer for the price making it a great network storage choice for SMBs on a tight budget. General performance over 10GbE is average but it packs a lot ...

Editors Choice Netgear ReadyNAS RN426 Review

Netgear ReadyNAS RN426 Review


The RN426 may not be as app-rich as similar appliances from Qnap and Synology but it makes up for this with an excellent range of user-friendly snapshot, backup, replication and ...

Editors Choice Drobo B810n Review

Drobo B810n Review


However, as we’ve found with both Synology and Qnap, you have to think carefully about storage configurations as they present you with more RAID array options than you can shake a ...

Best Performance Qnap TS-431X2-8G Review

Qnap TS-431X2-8G Review


Small businesses looking for an affordable entry-level NAS appliance with plenty of features for the price will like Qnap’s TS-431X2. Performance over 10GbE is a mixed bag with ...

Editors Choice Buffalo Technology TeraStation TS5810DN Review

Buffalo Technology TeraStation TS5810DN Review


SMBs that want a solidly built, 10GbE-enabled desktop NAS appliance with a sharp focus on data security will find the TeraStation TS5810DN a good choice. It can’t match the likes ...

Editors Choice Qnap TS-431XeU-8G Review

Qnap TS-431XeU-8G Review


Its 32-bit CPU does restrict the number of QTS apps the TS-431XeU can run but all the important ones are present and correct. Linking it with the VJBOD feature on existing Qnap ...

Editors Choice Thecus W16850 Review

Thecus W16850 Review


The W16850 has a lot to offer storage hungry businesses with a high potential capacity and room to expand outside the box using the SAS3 controller’s external port. Microsoft’s ...

Editors Choice Synology FlashStation FS2017 Review

Synology FlashStation FS2017 Review


With prices for a diskless model at around $6,299, the FlashStation FS2017 looks an affordable all-flash option for budget-conscious SMBs. The more modest hardware specification ...

Editors Choice Qnap TS-653B Review

Qnap TS-653B Review


The appliance scores well for its multimedia capabilities and with its dual cooling fans emitting only 36.2dB, it’s quiet enough for small office and home environments. Qnap’s QTS ...

Editors Choice Synology FlashStation FS3017 Review

Synology FlashStation FS3017 Review


A starting price of $9,995 for an all-flash appliance without dual controller redundancy is comparatively high but this is outweighed by the option to use low-cost SATA SSDs. SMBs ...