Who are SPAN.COM and Why are they the best for NAS?

Who are SPAN.COM?  Originally started in 1994, SPAN was created with one goal in mind – to become the premium provider of data storage solutions to business and home users alike. Over 20 years later, SPAN is now a thriving company with a team of dedicated employees and a driving commitment to achieving that original […]

What is SHR? And what is the difference between Synology Hybrid RAID and Ordinary RAID?

What is the difference between SHR and RAID? Synology Hybrid RAID or SHR, has been around for quite a while now, and though it has not make the big impact that Synology NAS’ Btrfs file system has, it is still an increasing popular choice for many when it comes to protecting their hardware and their […]

The 5 Things you should know about Long-term Data Archiving and Cold Storage

Important things to consider when investing in a good long term storage solution  Data is important and the only thing more important than that is YOUR data! Whether you are a home or business it is almost certain that your data is valuable and therefore a long term storage array to archive and protect this […]

NAS News – Synology release the DS716+II NAS – An Update to the Synology DS716+

New NAS news  News has just arrived here at NASCompares.com that one of the best NAS units of the year, the Synology DS716+ network attached storage device is getting anew revision. Say hello to the Synology DS716+II NAS server.  But is the 716+II a big leap or just a tiny stumble? What is the difference […]

Understanding USB 3.1 Gen 2 and USB Type C – Why is it so confusing?

What is USB and how did it arrive?  We see them in almost every technological device we see these days from our PCs, Laptops and phones all the way through to our TV’s, our cars and modern wall sockets. Universal Series Bus, or USB, was first commercially introduced in 1998 as a means of unifying […]