Synology DS1621+ vs QNAP TS-653D NAS Comparison

Synology DS1621+ vs QNAP TS-653D NAS Drive – Which Should You Buy? If you have been looking for a compact, desktop Network Attached Storage (NAS) solution that can accommodate a RAID 6 environment and still keep things under the £1000-1500 price tag (including hard drives) then chances are that you have been looking at 6-Bay […]

Synology DS1621+ vs DS1621xs+ NAS Comparison

Synology DS1621+ vs DS1621xs+ NAS Drive – Which Should You Buy? Right now, if you wanted to buy a Synology Desktop NAS for RAID 6, you are a bit spoilt for choice. The growing popularity and viability of RAID 6 as a configuration (i.e having 2 drives of failure protection) has become far more acceptable […]

Synology DVA3221 Surveillance NAS Revealed

Brand New Synology DVA3221 GPU Card Enabled Surveillance Server for 2020/2021 One of the main reasons that a lot of businesses look at the Synology NAS platform is because they trust that their data will be safe. Synology has a fantastically good reputation in the field of NAS and part of that comes down to […]

Synology DS1621+ NAS Hardware Review

Synology DS1621+ NAS Review Making the shift from a cloud service to your own private server can seem fantastically intimidating on the outset. However in recent years we have seen numerous user-friendly, yet cost-effective solutions arrive on the scene for most small-medium business users and few companies have done more to facilitate this migration than […]

Amazon Prime Day 2020 – NAS Deals – Synology QNAP Asustor Terramaster WD Seagate

NAS Bargains at Amazon this Prime Day 2020 If you have been looking for the right time to buy your first NAS this 2020, then you would be hard pushed to find a better time that Amazon Prime Day 2020. The event is going to last for the next 36 hours, so fast shopping is […]

Amazon Prime Day 2020 – QNAP NAS Deals

Bargains and Deals on QNAP NAS Drives this Prime Day 2020 Amazon Prime day has come around again and for those of us with that Amazon Prime Subscription making it a little dent in our bank account each month, this seems reason enough for us to take the plunge and investing in some new IT […]

Synology NAS Deals this Amazon Prime Day 2020

Bargains and Deals on Synology NAS Drives this Prime Day 2020 Yes, it’s back again. Amazon Prime day has come around again and for those of us with that Amazon Prime Subscription making it a little dent in our bank account each month, this seems reason enough for us to take the plunge and investing […]

Synology FS3600 FlashStation Hardware Review

Synology FS3600 Review – Is it Flash Enough for your Business? Of all the brands in the world of NAS that I talk about here on the blog and on YouTube, no brand has decided to target the rather elite and enterprise subject of flash storage with the alacrity of Synology. Although no strangers to […]

Prepare for Amazon Prime Day – Shop Smart

Tools To Help You Buy Right the First Time the Amazon Prime Day Everybody loves a bargain! Since 2015, Amazon has been hosting it’s very own special sales event that is only open to Amazon Prime account holders and although it was postponed earlier this year, Amazon Prime Day 2020 has been confirmed for October […]

Synology RS1221+ & RS2421+ NAS Uncovered

Brand New Synology RS1221+ & RS2421+ NAS Revealed Yes, that’s correct, It looks like Synology will be releasing a couple of new 8-Bay and 12-Bay expandable rackmount solutions in their 2021 series, but before going any further, I want to give props to the r/synology community over on Reddit for this. IMPORTANT – Full Credit […]

QNAP TS-451D2 NAS Hardware Review

New 4-Bay NAS for 2020 – Does the TS-451D2 Deserve Your Data? If you have been in the market for a 4-Bay/RAID5 solution and found this NAS review, then chances are that you already know a little about the QNAP TS-451D2. In fact, I will go a little further. There is a good chance that […]

NAS Virtual Machine Images – Where to Download them for FREE

Deploying a Virtual Machines on your NAS – Where to Download FREE VMs A network-attached storage (NAS) device can do ALOT of thing! Whether you purchased your NAS system for backups, for media, for surveillance or more, chances are that you likely use your NAS system for 1-2 main tasks. Because the technology has evolved […]

Brand New Synology DS1621+ NAS Drive Revealed – Ryzen Powered!

The New Synology DS1621+ NAS Drive for 2020 Yes, the DS1621+ NAS is coming! Hot on the heels of the Synology DS1621XS+ NAS (released in early September 2020), we today want to discuss a new Synology 6-Bay NAS that has been revealed, the Synology DS1621+ NAS is a device that a lot of users have […]

QNAP QXP-T32P Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Upgrade Card for NAS Revealed

QNAP FINALLY Release a Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Upgrade Card for NAS – The QXP-T32P Well, it took a while (almost 5 years in fact) but we can finally confirm that QNAP is going to release a Thunderbolt3 PCIe Upgrade card for NAS, in the form of the brand new QXP-T32P! QNAP has been in the […]

The TVS-h1288X and TVS-h1688X – Brand New POWERHOUSE QNAP Desktop NAS

The New QNAP TVS-h1288X and TVS-h1688X Tower NAS Revealed Good news for those that are looking for some hardcore, future-proof network-attached storage (NAS) solution in 2021 – QNAP have revealed a new 8-Bay and 12-Bay storage solution (technically 12 and 16 Bay) that are two of the most powerful and hardware-equipped pieces of tech the […]

QNAP QXP-W6-AX200 WiFi 6 Card Review

Should You Buy the QNAP QXP-W6-AX200 WiFi 6 Upgrade Card It took a long time, but I think the hardware development sectors and industry, in general, have all got behind the idea of WiFi 6 (aka 802.11ax or WiFiAX). Traditional WiFi as we know it has been around for quite a while, with practically all […]

Brand New QNAP TS-h2490FU 24-Bay NVMe U.2 Rackmount NAS with 25Gbe Revealed

The QNAP TS-h2490FU Rackmount NVMe Equipped Flash Server – Fast just got FASTER! Despite the fact that NAS technology is very much on the top of its game in 2020/2021, is has to be said that the developments in top tier fast media as still not being fully used in NAS server environments. HDDs are […]

Synology DS1621xs+ NAS Plex 4K, 1080p and 720p Tests (H.264 & HEVC)

Transcoding 4K Media on the DS1621xs+ NAS Plex Media Server Smooth playback of high end media on a NAS is always something that you cannot really cheap-out on. if you are investing in a new NAS system and are looking for a solution that will last for a good few years alongside your TV/Sound system, […]

New QNAP QHora-301W WiFi 6 10Gbe Router Revealed

Brand New Wi-Fi 6 and 10Gbe Enabled QHora-301W Router from QNAP In the last 2 years, we have seen QNAP develop as a brand that was 100% associated with network-attached storage NAS, into a brand with an incredible range of network hardware and software for both home and business use. It isn’t a huge surprise […]

Synology DS1621xs+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

The Synology DS1621xs+ NAS – 5 Reasons You Should Buy It, And 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t The brand new Synology DS1621xs+ was recently revealed and although it is not the only new NAS from the big brand in 2020, it is certainly the one that many have been waiting for the longest. Originally revealed towards […]