What is the Recommended IP Camera for my Synology NAS Server and Surveillance Station?

IP Camera for my Synology NAS Server

Help choosing the best IP Camera for a Synology NAS NAS Devices from the big companies like Synology and QNAP are now remarkably mainstream. Being used in homes and businesses across the world for everything from backing up network devices and playing media over DLNA, all the way through to Plex Media Servers and Virtual Machines. […]

Plex Media Server and NAS – Frequently Asked Questions about Data Storage

FAQ about NAS, DAS and Data Storage (2)

Helping you solve your Problems with a NAS Plex Media Server 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 […]

A History of Synology 2-Bay NAS – DS207, DS209, DS210, DS211, DS212, DS213, DS214, DS215, DS216 and DS217

A History of Synology 2-Bay NAS - From 2004 to NOW Home or Business for 2017

2004 to 2017- A Guide to the popular 2-Bay Synology NAS Server Range and how it has Evolved   Before we get to grips with the Synology 2-Bay NAS series over the years, it is important to take a look a little further back at the first 1 Bay NAS units they ever produced. back in […]

Which NAS to buy for Plex – The Full Compatibility List for Synology, QNAP, Asustor, Netgear, WD and more

Which NAS to buy for Plex – The Full Compatibility List for Synology, QNAP, Asustor, Netgear, WD and more

What is the best NAS for a 1080p Plex Media Server? Choosing the right Network Attached Storage device for your perfect Plex Media Server can be a rather intimidating and daunting process. Over the years the NAS Server market has exploded with numerous devices becoming available to home, small business and enterprise users and with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

The Synology DS216+ vs The Synology DS716+ The 2 Bay Synology 2016 NAS Comparison

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 DS716+ Unboxing – What’s in the Box!

The Synology DS716+ Unboxing is it the best NAS 2

Synology and it’s flagship 2-Bay 2016 NAS Today we want to take a closer look at a great Synology NAS released in the closing stages of last year. The Synology DS716+ is without a doubt their best and most powerful NAS yet and in this year of 2016, there are few other 2-bay NAS devices […]

What is the best 2 Bay NAS of 2016?

Which is the best synology 2 bay NAS of 2016 NAS The DS216PLAY vs DS716+ vs DS216+ vs DS216J vs DS216se vs DS216

Which is the best Synology 2 Bay for your NAS Needs? It is safe to say that when it comes to NAS, one of the biggest names out there is Synology. But with so many units being added to their every increasing range every year, it can all get a little confusing. Everyone’s data needs […]