What is the best way to Backup? NAS, Thunderbolt, LTO-7, 10GBe, USB or The Cloud?

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What is the best way to Backup 10 Terabytes of data every day?  Data is really, really important. That should not come as a staggering fact. If you found this article thanks to a rather perceptive google search, then clearly you think data is very important too. It is all to easy to rely on your […]

The Brand New LaCie 2big Dock with Thunderbolt 3 2-Bay RAID solution for Mac and Windows

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LaCie release a Thunderbolt 3 RAID device for 2017 – Say hello to the LaCie 2Big TB3 Edition Today LaCie announced the next evolution of its popular 2big professional 2-bay RAID storage solution. Now with Thunderbolt™ 3 technology, the LaCie® 2big Dock delivers fast speeds and massive capacity, making it a powerhouse tool for photographers […]

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 […]

Thunderbolt 1, 2 and 3 – Frequently Asked Questions about Data Storage

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Helping you solve your Problems with Thunderbolt for Mac and Windows 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 […]

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 […]

Good News! The New Apple MacBook Pro Supports Thunderbolt 3

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Good news – Thunderbolt 3 for Mac – 40GB/s for all Thunderbolt 3 has been around for a number of months now and has been causing quite a stir. Connected via the USB Type C port type, it has been a fast luxury that is being enjoyed by Window users almost exclusively – till now! […]

The Startech Thunderbolt to eSATA and USB 3.0 Adapter Unboxing & Walkthrough – TB2USB3ES

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Add an eSATA port and a USB 3.0 hub port to your Thunderbolt equipped MacBook or Ultrabook What are the key feature Thunderbolt to eSATA plus USB 3.0 Adapter? Hassle-free setup – Plug-and-play installation on supported operating systems using native drivers eSATA port supports SATA III / II / I connections USB 3.0 port supports UASP […]

Understanding USB 3.1 Gen 2 and USB Type C – Why is it so confusing?

What is USB and how did it arrive?  We see them in almost every technological device we see these days from our PCs, Laptops and phones all the way through to our TV’s, our cars and modern wall sockets. Universal Series Bus, or USB, was first commercially introduced in 1998 as a means of unifying […]