Choosing the right Buffalo NAS for 2017 – The TeraStation 3010 Series 2-Bay and 4-Bay NAS Servers

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The Buffalo TeraStation Series Featuring the 3210DN and 3410DN NAS The TeraStation™ line of network-attached storage (NAS) devices represents Buffalo’s premier NAS and iSCSI unified storage solutions. TeraStations are designed to meet exacting standards and demands of today’s businesses. With robust storage technologies such as RAID, hot spare, and real-time replication, TeraStations offer cost-effective network storage solutions […]

Choosing the Right NAS – Frequently Asked Questions about Data Storage

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Helping you solve your Problems with Choosing the Right NAS  Here at SPAN.COM, SPANTV and NASCompares, we get all manner of questions from users trying to make the most of their data storage environment. We truly believe there is no such thing as a small or silly question and encourage users to get in touch with […]

Choosing the right Buffalo NAS for 2017 – The TeraStation 5010 Series 2-Bay and 4-Bay NAS

Choosing the right Buffalo NAS for 2017 - The TeraStation 5010 Series 2-Bay and 4-Bay NAS

The Buffalo TeraStation Series Featuring the 3210DN and 3410DN NAS The TeraStation™ line of network-attached storage (NAS) devices represents Buffalo’s premier NAS and iSCSI unified storage solutions. TeraStations are designed to meet exacting standards and demands of today’s businesses. With robust storage technologies such as RAID, hot spare, and real-time replication, TeraStations offer cost-effective network storage solutions […]

The QNAP TVS-473 Gold NAS 4-Bay Unboxing Video – Is this the best NAS I have seen yet?

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We unbox possibly one of my favourite QNAP NAS devices of the last 12 months  QNAP® Systems, Inc. have partnered with Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), and announced the release of the high-performance TVS-x73 NAS series. With an AMD Embedded R-Series quad-core APU, up to 64GB RAM, AES-NI hardware encryption engine, two M.2 SATA 6Gb/s […]

A History of Synology 2-Bay NAS – DS207, DS209, DS210, DS211, DS212, DS213, DS214, DS215, DS216 and DS217

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2004 to 2017- A Guide to the popular 2-Bay Synology NAS Server Range and how it has Evolved   Before we get to grips with the Synology 2-Bay NAS series over the years, it is important to take a look a little further back at the first 1 Bay NAS units they ever produced. back in […]

Choosing the right Asustor NAS for your Home or Business for 2017

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What is the best ASUSTOR NAS for Home, SMB and Business?  Choosing your first NAS device can be hard. Network Attached Server devices are now becoming a popular choice for those with large amount of data they want to access via a network or internet connection, but with the safe guards and protection for added […]

The Synology DS716+II vs WD My Cloud Pro PR2100 – The Synology V WD Plex NAS Comparison

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Does the Synology DS716+ or the WD My Cloud PR2100 NAS deserve your data? Both these two Quad-Core Intel NAS devices from the giants of Western Digital and Synology are really peeking your interest for you next Plex NAS or ideal NAS server. However which one deserves your data? Both the Synology DS716+II NAS Server […]

The Top 20 Recommended Apple Mac Compatible Thunderbolt 3 devices for 2017

The Top 20 Recommended Apple Mac Compatible Thunderbolt 3 devices for 2017

Daisy-Chaining Thunderbolt 2 and Thunderbolt 3 Devices with your Mac in 2017  Thunderbolt technology is not a new thing! Heavily utilized by the Mac and Apple community, Thunderbolt 1, 2 and the recently released Thunderbolt 3 for MacBook Pro are fast becoming the connection of choice for the most popular of Photo and Video editing […]

The Recommended IP Cameras for Synology and QNAP NAS for 2017

The Recommended IP Cameras for Synology and QNAP NAS for 2017

Choosing the right IP Camera for your QNAP OR Synology NAS  Buying a NAS server to house, share and protect you most important data is fast becoming the system of choice for home and business users alike. The days of a draw filled with 4 or 5 USB keys or indeterminate size and quality are […]

The WD My Cloud Pro PR2100 Power Plex NAS Unboxing and Walkthrough

The WD My Cloud Pro PR2100 Power Plex and 4K Multimedia NAS Unboxing and Walthrough

WD Release their Plex Specialized NAS with the WD My Cloud Pro PR2100 NAS The core of team collaboration, with space to keep virtually everything, the My Cloud Pro Series offers your creative team the network storage to edit, save and share production files from anywhere with an internet connection. Compatible with both Mac and […]

The Synology DS916+ vs The Synology DS716+II – The Synology Plus Series NAS Comparison

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DS716+II or DS916+ ? Choosing the right Synology NAS to buy  Deciding which NAS to buy can be quite a daunting task. Whether it is your first NAS, an upgrade to an existing Network Attached Storage setup or even as a gift for a family member (an occurrence that is strangely more common than you […]

The Synology RS217 versus The Synology RS214 Rackstation NAS – How do they Compare

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The latest Synology 2017 Series arrives with the RS217 NAS Rackstation – But how does it compare with the RS214  Synology RackStation RS217 is a compact and cost effective 2-bay rackmount NAS with outstanding performance, providing a smart entry into rack-level storage for small, growing businesses to effectively manage, share and sync data. Synology® RackStation […]

Which Hard Drive do I need for Surveillance?

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Hard drives dedicated to Surveillance and CCTV – Make sure you storage your Digital Surveillance and CCTV on the right drives  The Desktop drives vs. surveillance-class storage. You wouldn’t use a bicycle to transport cargo across the country because it’s not the right tool for the job. You also shouldn’t use a desktop hard drive in your surveillance […]

The Synology RS217 2-Bay Rackstation NAS 2017 Series Unboxing, Walkthrough and Talkthrough

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The latest Synology 2017 Series arrives with the RS217 NAS Rackstation  It’s that time of year again! Like all technology companies, Synology have begun to unveil and gradually release their devices for 2016/17 and I (like many of you sitting on the fence trying to decide whether to buy what is currently available or holding […]

The QNAP TS-451+ vs The QNAP TS-453A – The QNAP Quad-Core NAS faceoff

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Which QNAP 4-Bay deserves your Plex, 4K and NAS data? Which NAS should you Buy? Second only to the QNAP TS-453A, the QNAP TS-451+ is one of the best 4-bay NAS units from QNAP in the market this 2016. The design is the result of years of chassis design in previous unit and is very […]

The QNAP TS-453A versus The QNAP TVS-463 – 4 Bay Power NAS Faceoff

The QNAP TS-453A versus The QNAP TVS-463 - 4 Bay Power NAS Faceoff

  Which QNAP 4-bay NAS deserves your money? Network Attached Storage has been around a fair while now and I think it is fair to say that it is popular! But how to these popular NAS devices compare? Both are 4-Bay NAS from QNAP, but with a different target audience. The QNAP TS-453A is aimed […]

The Synology 2017 London – We find out what is New in Synology NAS

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Synology 2017 arrives in London – Did the NAS giants deliver? I would be lying if I said that for all my talk at NASCompares about Hard Drives, PCIe Expansions, Thunderbolt 3 and more, that in my heart it hasn’t always been about Network Attached Storage. We are in the sunset of 2016 and normally […]

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

Who are SPAN.COM and why are they the best for NAS DAS and can help with your Data Storage Solution

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 […]

The QNAP TS-453Bmini Micro Power NAS for HDD and SSD Walkthrough and Talkthrough

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BIG NAS power in a compact case with the QNAP TS-453Bmini  The guys at QNAP NAS have certainly know how to appease the NAS community. Over the last few years they have been the first to release some quite remarkable NAS server improvements and yet they still have the odd trick up their sleeve. The […]

The QNAP TVS-882ST 2.5” SSD and HDD Thunderbolt 2 NAS with USB 3.1, TB2, 10GBe and more

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QNAP unleash the micro beast with the QNAP TVS-882ST 2.5” NAS  It really is becoming a busy month for those that follow the wonderfully developing world of Network Attached Storage and at the moment the front runners in terms of innovation and sheer technical audacity are QNAP NAS. This month alone we have seen the […]