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 […]