Full Specs of the Synology DS1817 8-Bay 10GBe RJ45 NAS are finally released

Full Specs of the Synology DS1817 8-Bay

The Business Class File Server 8-Bay 10GBe NAS from Synology  is finally approaching release – Here are the details Synology DiskStation DS1817 is the first value series model featuring two built-in 10GBASE-T ports and upgradable RAM module, and is powered by quad-core processor with hardware encryption engine and expandable scalability of up to 18 drives. […]

The Synology NVR1218 Surveillance NAS for 2017 at Computex

The Synology NVR1218 Surveillance NAS

Synology continue to uncover new releases at Taipei with the new Surveillance NVR1218 NAS Back in the early days of SPANTV and long before NASCompares, I was invited to a Synology event in where new and exciting for the coming year were being revealed. Several new additions to existing ranges were present but probably the most […]

The Synology SG1000 Network Gateway revealed at Computex 2017

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Synology get imaginative with by revealing their Network Gateway device, the Synology SG1000 Synology certainly have not disappointed at Computex this year, as well as their private event in Taipei, they have introduced us to their up and coming 4 Bay DS918+, their flagship 2-Bay DS718+ and their more business aimed DS3018xs and DS1817+. However […]

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 […]

More information now available on the Synology DS1817 8-bay 10GBe NAS for Business

The Synology Diskstation DS1817 8-bay for Business 10GBe NAS at Computex 2017

Another Synology update for 2017 and 2018 with updated information on the Synology DS1817 NAS Almost two months ago, we at NASCompares told you guys about the (new released) Synology DS1817+ and DS1517+ NAS that were the first real steps towards the new generation of Synology desktop NAS units for 2017. Alongside these two NAS (that […]

The Synology DS418J 4 Bay Cost Effective NAS is finally revealed at Computex

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Synology uncover another Desktop NAS for 2017 and 2018 – The Synology DS418J NAS For almost a decade Synology have been pioneering the world of Network Attached Storage and I think it safe to say that they are in the top tier of go-to brands fort both home and business alike. Over the last 5 […]

The Synology DS918+ 4-Bay and DS718+ 2 Bay NAS is at Computex

The Synology DS918+ and DS718+ NAS for 2017 and 2018

HUGE NEWS – Synology unveil their new 2-Bay and 4-Bay, Synology DS918+ and DS817+ Anyone who has even the smallest knowledge of NAS will have heard of the giants of Network Attached Storage, Synology inc. Their home and business series of NAS Server devices are the go-to devices for those looking for the their first, […]

The QNAP TS-253B NAS versus the TS-253A NAS – OId vs New in this QNAP 2-Bay Faceoff

The QNAP TS-253B Versus QNAP TS-253A NAS

Comparing the 2015 QNAP TS-253A and the 2017 TS-253B 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-253A-4G NAS or the QNAP TS-253B-4G, you […]

The QNAP HS-251+ versus the QNAP TS-251+ Quiet Home NAS Comparison

The QNAP HS-251+ Silent NAS versus the QNAP TS-251+ Silent Quiet NAS Comparison

Is the Silent NAS worth the extra money compared to the TS-251+?   VALUE A good solid NAS that lives up to everything it promises. Low Power consumption and one of the quietest NAS units I have ever used – and this along with high end performance and features. FEATURES Has all the features you […]

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 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 […]

Choosing the Perfect NAS for your Plex Media Server in 2017

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Setting up your first Plex Media Server NAS Have you ever heard of Plex? Of course you have! So, you have made the big decision and want to put all your media (Films, music and photos alike) in a network enabled device so you can access them from any TV, computer or phone, either at […]

The QNAP TVS-882ST2 2.5” SSD and HDD Thunderbolt 2 NAS with USB 3.1, TB2, 10GBe and more

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Latest Update to the QNAP TVS-882ST2 2.5″ 8-Bay Thunderbolt2 NAS Designed for small offices with limited space, the TVS-882ST2 is designed to be lightweight and yet powerful; the Intel 6th generation Core i5 quad-core processor and AES-NI hardware encryption engine provide Thunderbolt 2 / NAS / iSCSI SAN 3-in-1 application with support for Thunderbolt 2 […]

Which Hard Drive do I need for Surveillance?

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Hard drives dedicated to Surveillance and CCTV – Make sure you storage your Digital Surveillance and CCTV on the right drives  The Desktop drives vs. surveillance-class storage. You wouldn’t use a bicycle to transport cargo across the country because it’s not the right tool for the job. You also shouldn’t use a desktop hard drive in your surveillance […]

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

The QNAP TVS-1282T-i7-32G 12-Bay (8+4 Bay) Thunderbolt 2, 10GBe, NAS and DAS Unboxing

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 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 […]

The QNAP T531X 5-Bay SFP+ 10GBe NAS, Walkthrough and Talkthrough

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Has QNAP finally cracked the 10GBe SFP+ NAS Market with the TS-531X NAS?  QNAP NAS has always been seen as the innovator of Network Attached Storage. Remaining in joint first place with Synology NAS for the market leaders of the field, they have often been the ground breakers when the boundaries of NAS are pushed. In […]

The ioSafe 1515+ NAS – Fireproof, Waterproof and powered by Synology – The Unboxing and Walkthrough

The iosafe 1515+ Fireproof and Waterproof NAS with Synology Walkthrough and Talkthrough with SPAN

Need some SERIOUS data protection for your business? ioSafe and the DS1515+ have the answer Ultra-performance NAS optimized for intensive tasks, encryption and instant disaster recovery. Release here http://www.span.com/product/ioSafe-1515+-NAS-ND000-0-Fireproof-amp-Waterproof-5-Bay-NAS-RAID-powered-by-Synology~59113  With its fire/water protection, superior performance, scalability, resilience, and comprehensive features, ioSafe® NAS 1515+ is the ideal storage solution for your growing business. Featuring a quad-core processor, […]

The QNAP TS-453Bmini Micro Power NAS for HDD and SSD Walkthrough and Talkthrough

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BIG NAS power in a compact case with the QNAP TS-453Bmini  The guys at QNAP NAS have certainly know how to appease the NAS community. Over the last few years they have been the first to release some quite remarkable NAS server improvements and yet they still have the odd trick up their sleeve. The […]

The QNAP TVS-882ST 2.5” SSD and HDD Thunderbolt 2 NAS with USB 3.1, TB2, 10GBe and more

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QNAP unleash the micro beast with the QNAP TVS-882ST 2.5” NAS  It really is becoming a busy month for those that follow the wonderfully developing world of Network Attached Storage and at the moment the front runners in terms of innovation and sheer technical audacity are QNAP NAS. This month alone we have seen the […]