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Editor choice Synology RackStation RS1619xs+ Review
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Synology RackStation RS1619xs+ Review

If you want the fastest 1U rack NAS on the planet, Synology’s RS1619xs+ is the perfect choice. You do pay a premium but it delivers a very high 10GbE performance and has a generous five year warranty while Synology’s slick DSM software offers a heady blend of business backup, virtualization and surveillance features.

Qnap TS-863XU Review
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Qnap TS-863XU Review

Stepping in to Qnap’s mid-range NAS appliance family, the TS-863XU offers SMBs a high storage density at a tempting price. Value looks even better as along with 8 hot-swap drive bays currently certified for 12TB SATA hard disks, this 2U rack appliance is 10GbE ready out of the box. The TS-863XU strengthens Qnap’s ...

Thecus N8910 Review
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Thecus N8910 Review

Designed for businesses that want more storage power for their money, Thecus’ N8910 delivers a well-specified 8-bay rack NAS appliance with sharp focus on affordability. At the helm is a speedy 3.7GHz Intel Core i3-6100 CPU partnered by 4GB of fast DDR4 memory which can be boosted to a very usable 64GB. The port ...

Editor choice Qnap TVS-951X Review
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Qnap TVS-951X Review

Continuing Qnap’s fascination with hybrid NAS appliances, the latest TVS-951X delivers an interesting mix of LFF and SFF drive bays in a very compact desktop box. It also goes one step beyond its other 9-bay brethren - the TS-963X and TS-932X – as the ‘V’ in its model name indicates it sports an HDMI port for ...

Editor choice Qnap TS-877XU-RP-8G Review
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Qnap TS-877XU-RP-8G Review

Qnap’s latest TS-x77XU family brings the might of AMD’s Ryzen CPUs to its rack mount appliances. There’s plenty of choice as this big portfolio comprises 8, 12 and 16 bay versions and on review, we have the 8-bay TS-877XU-RP-8G. As the name indicates, this model has dual redundant power supplies and is also offered ...

Editor choice Qnap TS-332X-4G Review
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Qnap TS-332X-4G Review

Qnap’s TS-332X is a NAS with a difference as it’s the first 3-bay appliance on the market to feature a built-in 10GbE port. Aimed at home offices and SMBs, it’s designed to team up high-speed networking with RAID5 data protection at a very affordable price point. Two base models are available with the 2GB version ...

Editor choice Qnap HS-453DX
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Qnap HS-453DX

Qnap’s HS-453DX is designed for home users that want the best multimedia features, 10GbE performance, silent running and looks good enough to grace their living room. This sleek slab of storage goodness may only be 43mm high but it’s packing a lot of hardware. It puts its 404mm width and 220mm depth to good use as ...

Editor choice Synology DiskStation DS1819+ Review
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Synology DiskStation DS1819+ Review

When Synology launched its 8-bay DS1817+ around 18 months ago it was a big disappointment as it failed to update the CPU leaving it with the same elderly and troublesome Atom C2538 as its predecessor. The latest DS1819+ aims to rectify this oversight as it’s powered by a more modern 2.1GHz quad-core Atom C3538. An ...

Editor choice Qnap TVS-1282T3 Review
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Qnap TVS-1282T3 Review

QNAP’s TVS-1282T3 really is the NAS host with the most as the wealth of hardware features makes it extremely versatile. The quartet of Thunderbolt 3 ports bring Mac users firmly into the storage equation and the new Network & Virtual Switch app allows you to easily provision them with 10GbE network speeds.

Editor choice Seagate IronWolf Pro and IronWolf NAS 14TB Review

Seagate IronWolf Pro and IronWolf NAS 14TB Review

All in all the IronWolf and IronWolf Pro 14TB drives have impressed us to the extent we have been pleasantly surprised with what they had to offer, and Seagate tends to work diligently towards improving the user experience, features and reliability. Overall the IronWolf series of 14TB drives deservedly get our TOP 10 ...

Editor choice Dell EMC SC5020F Review
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Dell EMC SC5020F Review

Even more compelling is Dell EMC’s future-proof storage loyalty program. Along with the all-inclusive software offer, this includes a 4:1 storage efficiency guarantee and a three-year satisfaction guarantee allowing mid-sized business to maximise their all-Flash storage investment.

Best value Qnap TS-832X Review
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Qnap TS-832X Review

Costing around $100 less than Synology’s 8-bay DS1817+, Qnap’s TS-832X looks good value and it’s a lot faster over 10GbE as well. The ARM-based CPU does mean you’ll have to compromise on app availability but this 8-bay desktop appliance is well suited to SMEs that want a high capacity backup and file sharing vault ...

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