The Brand New Synology DS1817+ NAS versus The Old Synology DS1815+ NAS – Who Wins?

Synology DS1817+NAS vs Synology DS1815+ NAS - Old vs New, Which 8-Bay Synology deserves your data

Comparing the 2017 Synology DS1817+ and the 2014 Synology DS1815+ NAS What can both  NAS server’s do? 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 NAS devices can do. So, whether you decide upon the 2017 released Synology DS1817+ […]

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 […]

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 […]

What is SHR? And what is the difference between Synology Hybrid RAID and Ordinary RAID?

Choosing between SHR and RAID on my Synology NAS with Hard Drive Media which is best

What is the difference between SHR and RAID? Synology Hybrid RAID or SHR, has been around for quite a while now, and though it has not make the big impact that Synology NAS’ Btrfs file system has, it is still an increasing popular choice for many when it comes to protecting their hardware and their […]