What is the Difference between NAS Hard-Drives and Standard Hard-Drives? Is it all a Big Con?

Why do we need different kinds of hard drives – why not make just one kind for all?  Hard drives are not exactly new technology. They have existed in one form or another for over 20 years in the consumer market, all the time getting bigger in capacity and smaller in physical design. That should […]

The Synology 12-Bay RX1217 RackStation NAS Expansion Walkthrough and Talkthrough

Running out of space on your Synology NAS Rackstation? The RX1217 is the answer  Synology gives you the flexibility to start with a smaller storage capacity and expand as your business starts to grow. RX1217 and RX1217RP are 12-bay storage expansion units designed to provide seamless capacity expansion for select Synology RackStations. Volume expansion & […]

WD Red 10TB in Standard Red and Red Pro – WD101KFBX and WD100EFAX

 Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) , a global data storage technology and solutions leader, today announced the expansion of its award-winning WD Red®  and WD Red Pro NAS hard drives lineup with the introduction of 10TB capacity models optimized for use in personal, home and small to medium business NAS systems. Western Digital has shipped […]

The QNAP TVS-1282T-i7-32G 12-Bay (8+4 Bay) Thunderbolt 2 NAS Unboxing and Walkthrough

Is the QNAP VS-1282T the most powerful Thunderbolt 2 NAS from QNAP Yet?  TVS-1282T – http://www.span.com/product/Qnap-Desktop-NAS-10GbE+TB2-TVS-1282T-i7-32G-12-Bay-8x-3-5-4x-2-5-RAID-0-1-5-6-32GB-RAM-Core-i7-+-10GbE-+-Thunderbolt-2~57578 High-performance NAS: tiered storage, application-based partitioning and network traffic distribution featuring Thunderbolt 2 connectivity The TVS-1282 features advanced hardware by adopting 6th Generation Intel® 14nm multi-core processors and was designed around the concept of tiered storage, application-based partitioning and network […]

The QNAP TVS-1282-i7-32G 12-Bay (8+4 Bay) NAS Unboxing and Walkthrough. The most Powerful NAS yet

Is this the most powerful Desktop NAS from QNAP Yet? Say hello to the most powerful Desktop NAS available to date, the QNAP TVS-1282  High-performance NAS: tiered storage, application-based partitioning and network traffic distribution. The TVS-1282 features advanced hardware by adopting 6th Generation Intel® 14nm multi-core processors and was designed around the concept of tiered storage, […]

Should you buy standard or Pro Drives for your NAS – is it worth the money?

Should you Buy WD Red Pro Drives or Ordinary WD Red NAS drives?  Arguably the most popular NAS Hard drive in the market today, with Seagate and HGST NAS drives fighting for second place, many users new and old to Network Attached Storage are finding themselves in the enviable position of choosing between Western Digital […]