Category: Top Ten

Products that have received our Top Ten Award.

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 ...

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 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 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.

Editor choice -6% QNAP TS-1677X Review
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QNAP TS-1677X Review

The TS-1677X is a supremely versatile NAS appliance with a big storage capacity that’s well-suited to business backup demands. The powerful AMD Ryzen CPU delivers impeccable 10GbE performance, the appliance has good expansion potential and QNAP’s feature-rich QTS software just keeps on getting better.

Editor choice Qnap QTS 4.3.4 Review

Qnap QTS 4.3.4 Review

It will be introducing a new Network & Virtual Switch app that’s designed to optimize 10GbE links and provide end-to-end high-speed connections for appliances, hosted VMs and containers plus client systems. Other features to look forward to our support for faster wireless networks with Qnap’s new QWA-AC2600 adapter ...