Category: NAS
Editor choice StorageCraft OneXafe 4417 Converged Review
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StorageCraft OneXafe 4417 Converged Review

StorageCraft’s OneXafe and OneSystem solutions are well suited to businesses that can’t afford any downtime and want all their data protection services under one roof. The 4417 appliance is very easy to deploy and effortlessly scalable while the Private OneSystem and ShadowXafe partnership provide a single, unified ...

Qnap TVS-972XU Review
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Qnap TVS-972XU Review

Of all Qnap’s 9-bay 1U rack appliances, the TVS-972XU is the cheapest and offers the same USB, Gigabit and 10GbE port combo as the high-end TS-983XU. The combination of LFF and SFF drive bays makes it very versatile, 10GbE performance is reasonable and the combination of Qnap’s QVR Pro app and the appliance’s HDMI ...

Synology RackStation RS819 Review
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Synology RackStation RS819 Review

Costing only $599 for a diskless model, the RS819 is an affordable 1U rack NAS appliance and its short-depth chassis makes it ideal for space constrained offices. The main drawbacks are its ARM-based CPU doesn’t support Synology’s classy Active Backup suite of apps, memory can’t be expanded and no expansion slot is ...

Synology DiskStation DS1019+ Review
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Synology DiskStation DS1019+ Review

The DS1019+ is good value NAS appliance although apart from the extra drive bay and memory, there’s little on offer that’ll tempt existing DS918+ users to upgrade. However, home users and small businesses new to NAS and looking for an affordable 5-bay appliance with a good turn of Gigabit speed plus the best backups ...

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.

Best value Asustor AS4004T Review
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Asustor AS4004T Review

Asustor has always had a keen focus on value as its extensive range of NAS appliances are some of the most affordable around. Its latest AS4004T exemplifies this strategy as this little 4-bay appliance sports an embedded 10GbaseT port and yet costs a mere $365. The AS4004T is in a class of its own as Qnap has ...

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 ...