Category: Top Ten

Products that have received our Top Ten Award.

Editor choice 0 Qnap TS-328 Review
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Qnap TS-328 Review

The TS-328 is perfect for home users and small offices that want the benefits of RAID5 protection but without having to pay extra for a 4-bay appliance. Along with a superb performance, it’s packed to the gills with data backup, file sharing, cloud services plus multimedia features and all at a very affordable price.

Editor choice 1 Qnap TS-877-1700-16G Review
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Qnap TS-877-1700-16G Review

With AMD’s latest Ryzen CPU at the helm, Qnap’s TS-877 has the power to handle just about anything you can throw at it. The latest QTS software is rich in data protection and virtualization features, NAS and IP SAN performance over 10GbE is impeccable and it offers a versatile range of storage options.

Editor choice 1 Lenovo ThinkSystem DS6200 Review
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Lenovo ThinkSystem DS6200 Review

Mid-sized businesses looking for an affordable high-performance SAN array should seriously consider Lenovo’s ThinkSystem DS6200. It delivers an impressive range of data management features, its versatile and powerful controllers provide a good range of port choices and it won’t be beaten for speed and expansion ...

Editor choice 0 HPE MSA 2050/2052 Storage Review
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HPE MSA 2050/2052 Storage Review

HPE’s Gen5 MSA 2050 and 2052 appliances deliver enterprise storage virtualization at SMB prices. The updated hardware boosts performance significantly, they come with a versatile range of features and HPE’s real-time data tiering sets them apart from the competition.

Editor choice 0 HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage Review
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HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage Review

SMBs that want a software defined storage solution with five 9’s availability will find HPE’s StoreVirtual 3200 Storage a very affordable option. We found it surprisingly easy to deploy, capable of providing end-to-end storage availability and easily scalable to keep in step with demand.

Editor choice 1 Synology DiskStation DS918+ and DS718+ Review
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Synology DiskStation DS918+ and DS718+ Review

Both the DS918+ and DS718+ are excellent value and deliver great performance across the board. Synology’s DSM software offers an unbeatable range of features with even more on the way making both appliances great choices for home and SMB use – all you have to do is pick the one that meets your budget and capacity ...

Editor choice 0 Qnap TS-453B Review
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Qnap TS-453B Review

If you want a 4-bay desktop NAS appliance with every conceivable feature then look no further than Qnap’s TS-453B. It combines great storage capabilities with plenty of multimedia apps, Qnap offers a fine range of PCI-Express upgrade cards and the 8GB model we have on review is good value.

Editor choice 3 Seagate IronWolf NAS and NAS Pro 10TB Review
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Seagate IronWolf NAS and NAS Pro 10TB Review

The IronWolfs performed exceedingly well in our 10GbE NAS environment delivering good write speeds along with a high I/O throughput. Teaming these up with their high capacity and reliability make Seagate’s 10TB IronWolf and IronWolf Pro drives the perfect partners for your business NAS appliance.

Editor choice 5 QNAP TS-1685 Review
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QNAP TS-1685 Review

The TS-1685 typifies QNAP’s stronghold in this arena and clearly has blown away the competition with this NAS. The quality build, the performance and features top out for any other NAS we have tested before, with the features and specification on offer the price becomes a no brainer as should be the choice to buy one. ...

Editor choice 3 QNAP TVS-882ST3 Review
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QNAP TVS-882ST3 Review

Innovations added to the TVS-882ST3 NAS have been a breadth of fresh air for years but restrictions for compatibility had been nothing short of an irritation. The Thunderbolt 3 connectivity is superb, along with USB 3.1 and the Thunderbolt to Ethernet (T2E) Convertor is just awesome. Don’t expect the optimum ...