What is the difference between NAS, DAS and SAN? Which one do I need?

SAN v NAS v DAS THUMB

What is the difference between NAS, DAS and SAN? Which one is for who? Data storage is a pretty day-to-day thing now. Almost every form of data exchange you make on a daily basis can be broken down into three groups: DAS – Direct attached storage NAS – Network Attached Storage SAN – Storage Area […]

Choosing the Right NAS brand for you – Synology, QNAP, Drobo, Thecus, Netgear and Asustor

NAS buyers Guide

A guide to helping you pick the right NAS manufacturer for your needs  Network Attached Storage (NAS) servers are fast becoming an essential piece of kit on the home. Everyone wants to have their own special piece of cloud storage, be it 3rd party cloud providers like Google Drive, Amazon S3 or DropBox, or their […]

The Synology RS4017xs+ 16-Bay RackStation NAS Unboxing and Walkthrough

The Synology RS4017xs+ 16-Bay RackStation NAS front

The most POWERFUL NAS Synology have ever released The Synology RS4017xs+ provides rock-solid storage solution with ultra-high performance at over 690,000 sequential read IOPS and 4,900 MB/s sequential read throughput1. DDR4 ECC UDIMM and 10GbE connectivity guarantees data accuracy and performance for mission-critical environment Robust scalability and reliability Storage capacity of RS4017xs+ can be further […]

The Synology RS4017xs+ 16-Bay Rackmount NAS – Unboxed and Explained

The Synology RS4017xs+ 16-Bay RackStation NAS Unboxing and Walkthrough

Is the Synology RS4017xs+ the most POWERFUL NAS they have ever released?  Designed to meet tomorrow’s intensive storage requirements, Synology RackStation RS4017xs+ provides reliable, high-performance network attached storage for enterprises seeking rock-solid stability along with business collaboration applications and virtualization acceleration. With up to 40 drive scalability, RS4017xs+ simplifies data management with minimal time investment […]

The Synology DS116 1-Bay NAS Unboxing, Walkthrough and talkthrough with SPAN.COM

The Synology DS116 1-Bay Dual Core NAS Unboxing, Walkthrough and Talkthrough with SPANTV

What is the power of the Synology DS116 NAS  The DS116 same as the DS115 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, and those who are new to Network […]

The Synology DS416PLAY versus The Synology DS415PLAY – PLAY Series NAS Comparison

The Synology DS416PLAY versus The Synology DS415PLAY NAS - Transcoding NAS comparison

PLAY vs PLAY – Comparing the Synology Media NAS. Which deserves your data General Performance of the Synology PLAY NAS Series  The DS416play same as the DS415play 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 […]

NAS News – Synology DS916+ Quad-Core 4K NAS Walkthrough and Talkthrough with NAS Compares

The Synology DS916+ Quad-Core 4K NAS Walkthrough and Talkthrough with SPAN

The Synology NAS range just got a lot bigger with the 4K 4-Bay DS916+  Synology have announced at CeBit the release of some brand new NAS ranges for 2016 and they are looking like a few game changing NAS servers. Into the spotlight we have the Synology DS916+ 4-Bay NAS (network attached storage device). Before you […]