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

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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 D-Link ShareCenter NAS for your Home or Business 2017

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Why should you buy a D-Link ShareCenter NAS?  High Performance, Scalable Storage for every home and business application. D-Link’s iSCSI SAN and NAS Unified Network Storage solutions help home users, small and medium-sized businesses improve productivity, mitigate risk, simplify management and lower overall cost of ownership. Engineered for flexibility and scalability, D-Link Home and Business NAS […]

Choosing the right Buffalo NAS for 2017 – The LinkStation 400 Series

Choosing the right Buffalo LinkStation 400 NAS for your Home or Business for 2017

The Buffalo LinkStation 400 Series Featuring the Linkstation 410, 420, 421E and 441E Desktop NAS  Buffalo’s LinkStation 420 is a high performance 2-drive network storage device that comes equipped with a whole host of features, perfect for storing, sharing, serving and protecting your most important data. Back up multiple PCs and Mac computers simultaneously and enjoy […]

The QNAP TS-231p 2-Bay Cost Effective NAS Unboxing, Walkthrough and Talkthrough

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Thinking of buying your first NAS on a budget? Say hello to the TS-231P QNAP NAS  Often over looked in the NAS community, the low end and budget friendly NAS devices are always held with a certain degree of contempt by many hard-care IT and network professionals. More geared with things like Plex Media Servers, […]

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 […]

What is the best 4-Bay Synology NAS of 2016 and 2017?

Which Synology 2017 NAS 4-Bay should you buy

Choosing the best Synology 4-Bay NAS to buy – Important factors  Whether you are buying your first NAS server, or you are upgrading your pre existing Network Attached Storage device, there are a great many advantages to investing in a solid 4 or 5 Bay NAS solution. Not withstanding the obvious advantages that being able […]

WD My Cloud NAS OS Review, Walkthrough, Tutorial and Guide using the EX2 Ultra

WD NAS OS 3 Network Attached Storage walkthrough overview and review of Western Digital My Cloud NAS

Considering buying a WD EX2 My Cloud? Why not learn more about the software with our guide My Cloud OS 3 gives you anytime access to your stored content at home. New features, improved functionality and simple interface design deliver easy file sharing, access management and a streamlined photo gallery view on any iOS, Android, PC […]

NAS News – QNAP Release New Cost Effective NAS, The TS-131P, TS-231P and TS-431P NAS

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Good news for those looking for cost effective budget NAS this 2016/17  Often over looked in the NAS community, the low end and budget friendly NAS devices are always held with a certain degree of contempt by many hard-care IT and network professionals. More geared with things like Plex Media Servers, Virtual Machines and NAS […]

The WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS vs The QNAP TS-231 NAS – Compare Brand against Brand in a NAS Faceoff

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Which Budget NAS should you buy for your cost-effective Server? The WDBVBZ0000NCH-EESN unlike the TS-231, is made by Western Digital. There always other brands out there like Western Digital which are often innovative. You might not get the same user experience comparing with other better known brands. But sometimes you might not need it. Unlike […]

How to access a NAS via USB 3.0 with the QNAP TS-251A and TS-451A

The QNAP TS-251A, the worlds first NAS and USB 3.0 DAS As I am sure many of you are aware, the rather unique QNAP TS-251A-2G and QNAP 451A-4G NAS from QNAP has been advertised with a rather unusual feature. I say unusual’, Direct Attached Storage that is accessed via USB is hardy new – it […]

The QNAP TS-451A 4-Bay USB 3.0 DAS and NAS Walkthrough and Talkthrough with SPAN

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4 Bay NAS with DAS via USB 3? Is this new QNAP NAS too good to be true?  I am sure that, like me, many of you have heard rumblings of the latest 2-Bay NAS from QNAP NAS technologies. Hot on the heals of their latest thunderbolt 2 NAS, they have announced their range of […]

The QNAP TS-251A 2-Bay USB 3.0 DAS and NAS Walkthrough and Talkthrough with SPAN

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NAS and DAS combine in the QNAP TS-251A – here is what Robbie thinks of the New QNAP NAS  14nm Intel® Celeron® N3060 dual-core 1.6GHz processor, up to 2.48GHz (same as DS216+II) 2 or 4GB RAM (maximum of 8GB across two slots) Kinda the key selling point for many people is – USB Direct Access. […]

The Synology DS216J verus the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS – Brand vs Brand NAS Comparison

The Synology DS216J versus the WD My Cloud EX 2 - Which Brand Deserves your Data

Synology vs Western Digital NAS – Which NAS deserves your Data?  The DS216J unlike the WDBVBZ0040JCH-EESN 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 […]

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 release their 1-Bay NAS – The Synology DS116

The Synology DS116 1-Bay Dual-Core NAS Walkthrough and Talkthrough with SPAN

The Synology DS116 Compact NAS has been released  Good news for those looking for a compact, low power but great service network Attached Storage device. Mentioned a couple of months ago, the This Synology DS115 1 drive bay diskstation budget NAS is great solution for home as simple media needs and backup server. Maybe not suitable […]

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

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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 […]