The Top 5 4-Bay NAS of the Year

The Best 4-Bay NAS of 2017 With the growth of popularity in Network Attached storage (NAS) many users who are even the tiniest bit familiar with data storage will want to ensure that their NAS server is providing a good balance of storage space and power. A Good, solid NAS is an investment and most […]

The Top 5 2-Bay NAS of 2017

The Best 2-Bay NAS of 2017 We have seen some incredible advances in the world of network attached storage (NAS) over the last 12 months in both home and business, but there is still no denying that compact 2-Bay NAS server devices from brands like Synology, QNAP and WD are still by far the most […]

The Top 5 6-Bay and 8-Bay NAS of the Year

The Top 5 6-Bay and 8-Bay NAS of 2017 Some NAS buyers really like to take their storage seriously. If you are looking for real future proofing in terms of network and internet accessible storage for your desktop, then a 6-Bay or 8-Bay network storage device is very much the sweet spot for capacity Vs […]

The QNAP TS-453B NAS vs the TS-453A NAS – OId vs New in this QNAP 4-Bay Faceoff

Comparing the 2015 QNAP TS-453A and the 2017 TS-453B NAS Before I get down to which of these units is better at what task, I think it is important to know the things that BOTH of these QNAP NAS devices can do. So, whether you decide upon the QNAP TS-453A-4G NAS or the QNAP TS-453B-4G, you […]

The QNAP TS-253B NAS versus the TS-253A NAS – OId vs New in this QNAP 2-Bay Faceoff

Comparing the 2015 QNAP TS-253A and the 2017 TS-253B NAS Before I get down to which of these units is better at what task, I think it is important to know the things that BOTH of these QNAP NAS devices can do. So, whether you decide upon the QNAP TS-253A-4G NAS or the QNAP TS-253B-4G, you […]

A Guide to helping you Choose the Right Synology NAS – DS216J from DS716+II. Cheap vs Power

Synology 2-bay NAS for 2017 – Should you buy a Budget NAS or a Premium NAS? With the Synology 2016 NAS series well under way and the 2017 NAS Series around the corner , it can get very confusing for most consumers that are ready to make the jump to Network Attached Storage. Be it as […]

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

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 […]

A guide to choosing Between 2-Bay and 4-Bay Desktop Storage and Getting the most from your data

A guide to choosing Between 2-Bay and 4-Bay Desktop Storage  Getting the most  from your storage is important and for most users, second only to price, is the power, ability and storage space of their Data Storage solution. Good RAID storage enclosures come in many forms but the most popular for home and small business owners […]

The Synology DS216J versus The DS216se – The Busdget Synology NAS faceoff

Are Synology Budget NAS devices worth the money  When it comes to buying your first NAS, it is easy overwhelmed and confused by the sheer number of units available, their different strengths and weaknesses laid out in hardware and software can be intimidating to even hose well versed in the world of IT. So what […]

The Synology DS216+ Versus The Thecus N2810 4K NAS Faceoff Brand VS Brand

Synology Vs Thecus – NAS Brand versus NAS Brand I think it is a farly safe bet that when it comes to buying your first NAS that recommendations from all sides (friends, colleagues and that old favourite Google) pointed you in the direction of these two front runners, Synology NAS and QNAP NAS to supply […]

It’s here! The Synology DS916+ NAS is finally released from SPAN.COM – Starting at £380

Is the DS916+ the most powerful 4-Bay Synology NAS yet?  Unless you don’t follow NAS like me or you have been living under a rock (and a rock with poor WiFi) then you will know that Synology have been working on their latest big Network Attached Storage server release, the DS916+ NAS server. Now, Synology […]

The Synology DS216+ versus The Synology DS215+ – Old vs New but which one deserves your Data?

Comparing the Synology DS215+ vs The Synology DS216+ – Is newer necessarily better?   New NAS versus Old NAS?  Synology NAS have been around a long time and I think I think it is fair to say that they are one of the market leaders when it comes to Network Attached Storage (sharing the top […]

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 […]

A Guide to Synology BTRFS NAS of 2016 – Genuine advance in Network Attached Storage or just a gimmick?

How Synology NAS and Btrfs plan on protecting your company’s data When dealing with large-scale data storage, businesses require a solution that revents data corruption, while providing flexible backup tools. The next-generation Btrfs file system brings hese tools to Synology NAS servers, allowing businesses and organizations to reduce maintenance overhead and efficiently store their data. […]

The Synology DS216+ Vs the QNAP TS-251+ – Which one deserves your Data?

A battle as old as Windows v Mac Two NAS vendors that have been in the business almost from the beginning. Synology and QNAP NAS devices from early on became NAS comparisons of choice by me and many technology users worldwide a number of years back. Early on the distinction between them was a great […]

The Synology DS216+ Vs The Synology DS716+ – Saving money or Making compromises?

What is in a number?   The Synology DS716+ when it was first released really took the Synology NAS market by storm a little over 3 months ago. When I first got my hands on the device for an unboxing (first mentioned at Synology 2016 in London) the first thing that hit me was that it […]

The Synology DS216+ Unboxing – What’s in the Box!

Does the latest 2-Bay NAS from Synology deserve your data this 2016? Released at the start of 2016, this Synology NAS arrived with something of a whiff of disappointment after the power house Synology DS716+ (still, to this day, one of the top 5 NAS devices I have every used). With a price difference of […]

The Synology DS216play Vs The Synology DS716+ – Which 4K NAS is right for you and your data?

Is 2016 the year Synology 4K NAS?  Time for another Synology NAS face off and today we want to look at 2 of the latest Synology NAS releases, both with different markets in mind. Both the Synology DS216PLAY and the Synology DS716+ are part of there now fully established 2-Bay 2016 range. Along-side their brothers […]

The Synology DS216play vs DS214play – Which NAS should you PLAY with in 2016?

Next Generation of NAS For many of us, buying a NAS is about media! More importantly it is about how and where we access our media. With all the talk of Virtualisation and Surveillance it is easy to forget that 8 out of 10 NAS Server units that are purchased are  bought solely to watch […]

The Synology DS216J Budget NAS – What’s in the Box!

Why should you buy a Budget NAS this 2016? When it comes to NAS, we are promised a lot of things! From Virtualisation and transcoding with popular services like Plex, Kodi and Emby, all the way through to being able to truly centralise our digital lives on all platforms. Network Attached Storage can arrive with […]