The QNAP TS-251A NAS versus the Synology DS216+II NAS – Brand vs Brand Faceoff

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Can the new combined DAS and NAS QNAP TS-251A compare with the popular Synology DS216+II? Today at NASCompares we will be looking at two NAS devices that have really caught your attention in these closing stages of 2016. The two big NAS brands, Synology and QNAP have locked horns many times. How could they not, […]

The Best NAS of 2016 – The Top 10 Network Attached Storage Devices this year

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What are the Top 10 NAS devices of 2016? We at NASCompares are keen on NAS. That cannot be much of a surprise. We have seen it all this fruitful year of 2016. Thunderbolt 3 on Mac, USB 3.1 Gen 2 becoming mainstream, 4K becoming more and more popular, the insanely fast Samsung 960 SSD […]

The Synology DS216J versus The QNAP TS-228 – Budget NAS Face off,

The Battle of the Budget NAS from Synology and QNAP  Another Budget NAS faceoff – This time New Synology vs New QNAP. Regarding general Performance, the DS216J unlike the TS-228 is made by Synology. People often choose Synology because of user friendly interface as well as being suited for Mac and Windows based environments. It […]

The Future of NAS, with Synology, QNAP and Thecus – Our Wishlist

The SPANTV and NASCOMPARES 2017 Wishlist

What new NAS releases are up and coming in the next year? With Q3 of the year just starting, it is an exciting time for NAS. The autumn/Winter release schedule is always one of huge anticipation in the entire consumer and business electronics community. Most technology and its inevitable release can be broken down into […]

What is the best NAS for a Plex Media Server?

What NAS for my Plex Media Server

Which is the best NAS for Plex Media Server?  Have you ever heard of Plex? Of course you have, why else would you have come here! So, you have made the big decision and want to put all your media (Pictures, music and video alike) in a network enabled device so you can access anywhere […]

The Synology DS916+ versus The QNAP TS-453A – The 4-Bay NAS Brand Comparison

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From Plex, VMware and 4K to Apps and NAS support – which NAS should you choose?  The DS916+ (8GB) unlike the TS-453A-8G is made by Synology. People often choose Synology because of user friendly interface as well as being suited for Mac and Windows based environments. It is relatively easy to set up and use, […]

The Synology DS216J versus The QNAP TS-231 – Budget NAS Face off, New vs Old

The Synology DS216J vs The QNAP TS-231 - Old vs New in the Budget NAS faceoff

The Battle of the Budget NAS from Synology and QNAP  When it comes to buying Network Attached Storage, some people just want a tiny NAS that works! For a long time now the big NAS Brands, Synology and QNAP have been releasing that the current market thinks of as the biggest NAS, the Best NAS […]

Synology VS QNAP–Which is the best NAS for you?

Should I buy a Synology or QNAP NAS in 2016

Should I buy a Synology or QNAP NAS? Possibly the most common question I am asked when it comes to NAS. Like the ancient battles of Windows Vs Mac, Nintendo Vs Sega and Coke Vs Pepsi, both brands have their die hard fan base that will happily argue long in to the night! But unlike […]

The Best NAS of the Year so far – Choose the Right NAS for you

What is the best NAS of 2016 from Synology NAS QNAP NAS servers

QNAP NAS vs Synology NAS – Apples and Oranges?  If you, like me, follow the world of NAS then you have more than likely heard about the hot new releases in NAS that have been in the works from Synology, QNAP, WD MyCloud and more. It is no secret that the top dogs in the […]

What are Synology and QNAP Camera Licences and why should I buy them?

What are Synology and QNAP Camera Licences and why should I buy them

What is a NAS Camera Licence and what do they do? Many users buy a NAS solution to fulfil a surveillance need in their home or business. Both Synology and QNAP arrive with comprehensive Surveillance solutions – both called Surveillance station (though different software), that provide excellent NVR support.They feature: Real Time network video monitoring Multiple […]