Category: NAS
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.

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 ...

Thecus N8910 Review
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Thecus N8910 Review

Designed for businesses that want more storage power for their money, Thecus’ N8910 delivers a well-specified 8-bay rack NAS appliance with sharp focus on affordability. At the helm is a speedy 3.7GHz Intel Core i3-6100 CPU partnered by 4GB of fast DDR4 memory which can be boosted to a very usable 64GB. The port ...

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 ...