Category: Awards
Editor choice Seagate IronWolf 110 SSD Review

Seagate IronWolf 110 SSD Review

Seagate’s AgileArray and DuraWrite technologies deliver smart NAS-specific features that make them stand out from the SSD crowd. It’s generous 5-year warranty plus inclusive two-year Rescue Data Recovery Services plan add extra value making the IronWolf 110 SSDs the ideal choice for SMEs that want the best performance ...

Editor choice Synology DiskStation DS2419+
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Synology DiskStation DS2419+

Synology’s DS2419+ offers SMBs a great data protection solution at a very competitive price. Performance over 10GbE is a mixed bag, but this big 12-bay appliance offers a massive capacity plus essential upgrade potential and is much faster than the DS2415+

Editor choice Qnap TS-983XU-E2124-8G Review
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Qnap TS-983XU-E2124-8G Review

Big on performance and features, Qnap’s TS-983XU scores over the competition for its innovative design which squeezes 4 LFF HDD and 5 SFF SSD bays into a 1U chassis. You are paying a premium for the privilege of owning one of the first Xeon E-equipped NAS appliances but it delivers on all counts with Qnap’s QTS ...

Lenovo ThinkSystem DE4000F Review
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Lenovo ThinkSystem DE4000F Review

This partnership with NetApp now allows Lenovo to provide enterprises with a one-stop shop for servers and storage and as one of the first of the new ThinkSystems to emerge, the DE4000F clearly has a lot to offer. Along with an easy deployment, this all-Flash solution delivers a great performance, combines this with ...

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.

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 ...