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Best Value Qsan XCubeNAS XN3004R Review
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Qsan XCubeNAS XN3004R Review

Small businesses looking for an affordable entry-level NAS appliance will find a lot to like about Qsan’s XCubeNAS XN3004R. Its basic dual-core Atom CPU and small memory capacity limit it to light storage duties but the QSM software delivers plenty of data protection and backup features at a low price.

Recommended Qnap QGD-1600P Review
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Qnap QGD-1600P Review

The QGD-1600P has versatility as its middle name as this smart NAS/PoE switch combo delivers a remarkable range of features. Only having two SFF drive bays and a maximum power budget of 370W may present some limitations its price tag of $699 makes it far more cost-effective than buying a NAS and managed PoE switch ...

Performance Qnap TS-883XU Reivew
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Qnap TS-883XU Reivew

The TS-883XU is a powerful rack NAS appliance capable of delivering excellent performance for NAS, IP SAN and FC SAN applications while the new QTS 4.4.1 software adds extra levels of storage versatility. This is clearly a very capable NAS with plenty of room to expand but even with the inclusion of the dual 10GbE ...

Recommended Synology DVA3219 Review
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Synology DVA3219 Review

SMBs looking for a sophisticated in-house video surveillance solution that’s easy to deploy will find the DVA3219 a great choice. Synology’s Surveillance Station 8.2 app delivers an unbeatable range of IP camera monitoring and recording features while the integral DVA apps add extra levels of versatility. The DVA3219 ...

Top 10 Qnap TVS-872XT Review
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Qnap TVS-872XT Review

Qnap’s TVS-872XT could be the perfect choice for businesses that want a NAS with every possible connection option. Along with dual Gigabit, this 8-bay desktop box has an embedded 10GBase-T port that supports all five NBase-T speeds and comes with two 40Gbits/sec Thunderbolt 3 ports for those that want super-fast ...

Recommended Synology FlashStation FS6400
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Synology FlashStation FS6400

The FS6400 may initially look pricey but it is good value as Synology’s DSM software comes with nearly everything included so you don’t need to factor the cost of additional options such as enhanced snapshots and replication. Its classy Xeon Scalable hardware package delivers great performance while support for ...

Top 10 Fujitsu Server Primergy TX1320 M4 Review
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Fujitsu Server Primergy TX1320 M4 Review

Don’t be deceived by the Server Primergy TX1320 M4 as this pint-sized server is bursting with features and delivers plenty of power for running a wide range of demanding business applications. It’s the perfect first server for small businesses with limited office space, it’s very affordable and its impressive ...

Qnap TVS-872N Review
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Qnap TVS-872N Review

The TVS-872N is clearly a very capable NAS appliance but although the 5GBase-T port adds a lot of versatility, it isn’t the best value. Qnap’s TVS-872XT, for example, comes with a faster Core i5 CPU, twice the memory, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, dual M.2 NVMe SSD slots and a multi-Gigabit 10GBase-T port but only costs ...

Seagate 16TB IronWolf Pro and IronWolf

Seagate 16TB IronWolf Pro and IronWolf

Consistently at the forefront of hard disk development, Seagate beats the competition by delivering the first 16TB drives to market. Aimed at NAS applications across a wide range of SME use case scenarios, its latest IronWolfs offer an impressive range of features teamed up with good value and in this review we test ...