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 […]

Synology DS1621xs+ NAS Review

Synology DS1621xs+ NAS Drive Review To say that I have looked at a lot of different devices over the years would be a fantastic understatement. Nevertheless, when I finally got my hands on the new Synology DS1621xs+ NAS drive, I have to admit I was excited. For those of you that have followed the Synology […]

Synology DS1520+ NAS Hardware Review

Synology DS1520+ NAS Review – Does It Deserve Your Data? Of all the brands that you can choose in network-attached storage, few have managed to crack both the home and business market with the same design and apple-like finesse of Synology. It happens in all areas of technology, a new kind of thing arrives and […]

Reolink C2 Pro IP Camera Review

Does the Reolink C2 Pro NAS Compatible IP Camera Deserve Your Data? One of the most popular reasons for many users to finally take the plunge and buy a NAS drive in 2019 is surveillance. Whether you are in an office that requires monitoring of your assets for insurance and security, or simply a home […]

Terramaster F4-422 Review – An Affordable 10Gbe 4-Bay

Reviewing the TerraMaster F4-422 4-Bay NAS with 10Gbe Of all the brands that I discuss here on the blog, one that always seems to surprise me is TerraMaster. On the surface, they are a fairly standard NAS brand that, though lacking the wide commercial notoriety of a brand like Synology, still produce a remarkably impressive […]

Synology DS1520+ vs DS1019+ NAS Comparison

Synology DS1520+ vs DS1019+ NAS – Which Should You Buy? When it comes to buying a robust desktop NAS solution for a professional consumer or small business, Synology has always ranked pretty high in terms of popularity. Providing a well-defined portfolio of solutions that tailor towards different priorities, be they power, storage or efficiency, you […]

QNAP TS-231P3 NAS Hardware Review

The QNAP TS-231P3 2-Bay NAS Hardware Review Over the last 3 years or so we have seen an abundance of plus Gigabit solutions (NAS, Switches, Cards, Adapters and more) be released by QNAP and this has given them an incredibly diverse portfolio of solutions to cater to differing budgets and bespoke requirements. Although there are […]

Synology DS1520+ vs DS920+ NAS Drive Comparison

Synology DS1520+ vs DS920+ NAS – Which Should You Buy? The Synology 2020 series is a range that went from relative obscurity to practically being almost entirely fleshed out in less than 3 months. Featuring an enormous range of desktop NAS solutions, mid-range rackmounts and PCIe upgrade cards, they have improved a number of the […]

Asustor Lockerstor 2 AS6602T NAS – Hardware Review

Asustor AS6602T Lockerstor 2 NAS Hardware Review – Worth Your Data? I fell like I have said this about four times this year – but today I want to talk about the most impressively hardware equipped 2-Bay solution of 2020, the lockerstor2 AS6602T! Yes, there has been an absolute flurry of new hardware releases from […]

Synology DS1520+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

Why Should You Buy the New Synology DS1520+ NAS? As many of you are no doubt aware, there is a brand new Synology solution available to buy for those looking at a robust, affordable and Powerful 5-Bay solution. The recently revealed Synology DS1520+ NAS is a reimagining of the popular 5-bay plus series from the […]

Syonolgy DS1621+ NAS Uncovered

Small Hint Points at Synology DS1621+ NAS If you are one of the many people who have been looking for a brand new Intel-powered mid-range 6-Bay NAS from the guys at Synology, your wait may well be over. Along with the reveal of the soon to be released Synology DS1621xs+ later in 2020, we are […]

QNAP TS-451D2 NAS 4-Bay Revealed

Brand New QNAP TS-451D2 Intel J4025 NAS in 2020 Today we want to talk about a brand new QNAP NAS that arrives with familiar hardware inside and outside, that we have seen in newer generation hardware they have revealed for 2020/2021 to combine them into a new and attractive NAS drive for this summer. The new […]

Asustor AS6604T Lockerstor 4 NAS – Hardware Review

Asustor AS6604T Lockerstor 4 NAS Hardware Review – Worth Your Data? In all my years in network-attached storage, I can quite honestly say that they have never been so many releases in such a short period of time as there has been in summer 2020. Maybe it is the impact of COVID on production that […]

QNAP QSW-M408-4C Hardware Review of the 10Gbe Managed Switch

QNAP QSW-M408-4C 10Gbe Managed Switch Hardware Review I remember as little as 2 years ago go when someone spoke to me a brand launch event about the possibility of QNAP releasing a network switch at some point. QNAP had been talking for a while about releasing a 10Gbe affordable network switch solution and have gone […]

QNAP TS-h886 ZFS NAS – Hardware Review

Review of the New QNAP TS-h886 ZFS 6-Bay NAS Drive – Worth your Data? Summer 2020 has been a remarkably busy period for network-attached storage. We have seen numerous high-profile releases appear on our radar and be released quite quickly, in efforts to bring the latest generation of hardware are to businesses that are beginning […]

QSnatch and How To protect Your QNAP NAS from Online Intruders

QSnatch Infects Thousands of QNAP NAS Drives In the last few days, there have been reports from the U.S and UK cyber intelligence and security agencies (NCSC and the CISA) to report that there has been successfully reported attacks on over 60,000 QNAP NAS devices across different regions of the world, Highlighting that it is […]

QNAP NAS 2020/2021 Q&A – Your Questions Answered

QNAP 2020/2021 Questions and Answers – From QNAP UK It’s that time again, time for another user question and answers session with a NAS brand. Today we have QNAP back and as always, the questions are formed from the most regularly requested queries from YouTube comments, NASCompares comments, emails, social media and directly to me […]