Category: Storage
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
NAS

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 ...

Recommended Synology DiskStation DS620slim Review
NAS

Synology DiskStation DS620slim Review

We were impressed with the DS620slim as it delivers all the features you’ve been waiting for in an SFF NAS appliance but do check Synology’s compatibility list to make sure your choice of HDD or SSD is supported. Only costing $100 more than the DS419slim, it delivers a vastly superior performance, has a much higher ...

Top 10 Synology SA3400 Review
NAS

Synology SA3400 Review

The SA3400 delivers a powerful storage package which returned impressive 10GbE performance results in our lab tests. Add in its high expansion potential and feature-packed DSM software and you have an enterprise-class storage solution at an SME price.

Performance HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen10
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HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen10

The ProLiant ML30 Gen10 is a great choice for SMEs with an eye on the future and its low starting price makes it good value. It may be small but its versatile design offers plenty of upgrade space to keep in step with demand and it’s endowed with the best remote management tools in town.

Best Value Qsan XCubeNAS XN5012RE Review
NAS

Qsan XCubeNAS XN5012RE Review

Qsan has been busy expanding its range of SME NAS appliances and the latest XCubeNAS XN5012RE has a sharp focus on value. It certainly looks to have achieved this as prices for this 2U 12-bay appliance start at a reasonable $2,499. To get the price down, Qsan has taken its standard XN5012R model and stripped out ...

Performance Seagate Exos X16 Review

Seagate Exos X16 Review

Seagate has aimed the Exos X16 firmly at mid-range businesses, enterprises and data centers running mission-critical apps that want the best combination of performance and reliability. With a price tag that’s only a few dollars more than the IronWolf Pro, the Exos X16 represents excellent value and it offers a range ...