Category: NAS
Recommended Qnap TDS-16489U Double Server Review
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Qnap TDS-16489U Double Server Review

Qnap is reaching for the enterprise with its latest Double Server series of storage appliances as they are the first on the market to employ server-grade CPUs. They focus firmly on virtualization by providing a complete solution that can run multiple VMs and provision fast local storage rather than rely on ...

Top 10 Synology DiskStation DS916+ Review
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Synology DiskStation DS916+ Review

  Aimed at professionals and growing businesses, Synology’s new DS916+ delivers a fine blend of network storage features and teams them up with top value. This compact 4-bay desktop appliance also has speed as a priority as it’s endowed with a quad-core 1.6GHz Intel Pentium N3710 CPU which can step up to ...

Synology DiskStation DS716+ Review
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Synology DiskStation DS716+ Review

Synology’s DS716+ is the latest to join its burgeoning family of ‘Plus’ performance NAS appliances and offers small businesses a compact 2-bay desktop storage solution. There’s plenty of power under the hood as it’s one of an increasing number of appliances to use Intel’s new ‘Braswell’ quad-core 1.6GHz Celeron ...

Best Value Synology DiskStation DS416 Review
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Synology DiskStation DS416 Review

The DS416 is the latest to join Synology’s Value series of NAS appliances and aims to offer home users, professionals and small businesses a high capacity storage solution at an affordable price. Synology looks to have hit the bullseye for value as the DS416 is around $140 cheaper than the Plus Series DS415+. ...

Top 10 Qnap TS-853A Review
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Qnap TS-853A Review

The TS-853A delivers a remarkable range of storage features with some of the best cloud backup provider support around. Its very versatile and the new Linux Station adds yet another dimension to its capabilities.

Best Value Thecus N5810 Review
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Thecus N5810 Review

Thecus loses points for features as it isn’t as well-endowed as similar appliances from Qnap and Synology. The ThecusOS 7 beta firmware shows a lot of promise but it’s not ready for production environments and Thecus need to get serious about app development as its current selection is too amateurish. However, as a ...

Best Value Qnap TS-1263U-RP Review
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Qnap TS-1263U-RP Review

The TS-1263U-RP offers SMBs a low cost entry into 10GbE storage networking. You’ll need to factor in the cost of a 10GbE transceiver but this 12-bay appliance still represents comparatively good value for money.

Best Value Qsan Technology TrioNAS U120 Review
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Qsan Technology TrioNAS U120 Review

The TrioNAS U120 is a good choice for small businesses that want an affordable and well featured NAS/IP SAN appliance. Performance does suffer under heavy load but it packs in plenty of data protection features and delivers dual hot-plug PSUs at a price that simply won’t be beaten.

Overland Storage Snap Server XSR 40 Review
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Overland Storage Snap Server XSR 40 Review

The longevity of the Snap Servers can be attributed to their sharp focus on business use and the excellent Snap EDR features. Our main concerns are the modest hardware specification doesn’t justify the price and it will struggle to cope with demanding workloads.

Qnap TVS-471U-RP-i3-4G Review
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Qnap TVS-471U-RP-i3-4G Review

The main complaints levelled at the TVS-471U-RP are the excessively noisy cooling fans and the fact that, for some arcane reason, Qnap is not currently making this product available in the U.S. Nevertheless, those that can get their hands on one will find this appliance is a powerhouse 1U rack NAS that’s packed with ...