The QNAP TVS-1282-i7-32G 12-Bay (8+4 Bay) NAS Unboxing and Walkthrough. The most Powerful NAS yet

Is this the most powerful Desktop NAS from QNAP Yet? Say hello to the most powerful Desktop NAS available to date, the QNAP TVS-1282  High-performance NAS: tiered storage, application-based partitioning and network traffic distribution. The TVS-1282 features advanced hardware by adopting 6th Generation Intel® 14nm multi-core processors and was designed around the concept of tiered storage, […]

What is the best QNAP 4-bay NAS of 2016 so far?

What is the best 4 Bay NAS from QNAP? There is no escaping it, every day we use, create, need and store data. The growth and evolution of Network Attached Storage has been a fast and more and more people in 2016 are finding the need for a NAS Server in their lives. 4-Bay NAS […]

Should you buy standard or Pro Drives for your NAS – is it worth the money?

Should you Buy WD Red Pro Drives or Ordinary WD Red NAS drives?  Arguably the most popular NAS Hard drive in the market today, with Seagate and HGST NAS drives fighting for second place, many users new and old to Network Attached Storage are finding themselves in the enviable position of choosing between Western Digital […]

How to access a NAS via USB 3.0 with the QNAP TS-251A and TS-451A

The QNAP TS-251A, the worlds first NAS and USB 3.0 DAS As I am sure many of you are aware, the rather unique QNAP TS-251A-2G and QNAP 451A-4G NAS from QNAP has been advertised with a rather unusual feature. I say unusual’, Direct Attached Storage that is accessed via USB is hardy new – it […]

The QNAP TS-451A 4-Bay USB 3.0 DAS and NAS Walkthrough and Talkthrough with SPAN

4 Bay NAS with DAS via USB 3? Is this new QNAP NAS too good to be true?  I am sure that, like me, many of you have heard rumblings of the latest 2-Bay NAS from QNAP NAS technologies. Hot on the heals of their latest thunderbolt 2 NAS, they have announced their range of […]

The Synology DS916+ versus The Synology DS415+ NAS – The Synology Old v New Comparison

Is the Newer Synology DS916+ better than the Older DS415+  The DS415+ same as the DS916+ (2GB) 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 is relatively easy to set up and use, and those who are new […]

The Synology DS116 1-Bay NAS Unboxing, Walkthrough and talkthrough

What is the power of the Synology DS116 NAS  The DS116 same as the DS115 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 is relatively easy to set up and use, and those who are new to Network […]

The Seagate 10TB Guardian Series HDDs Explained – Ironwolf, Skyhawk, FireCuda and BarraCuda Drives

Seagate and their new 10TB Hard Drive series get released  As some of you may already be away, Seagate Technology announced the Guardian Series of 10TB hard disk drives. However now I am pleased to add that they are available to buy from SPAN.COM now. They feature the Barracuda Desktop Series (yes, I know…same name […]

The QNAP TS-251A 2-Bay USB 3.0 DAS and NAS Walkthrough and Talkthrough with SPAN

NAS and DAS combine in the QNAP TS-251A – here is what Robbie thinks of the New QNAP NAS  14nm Intel® Celeron® N3060 dual-core 1.6GHz processor, up to 2.48GHz (same as DS216+II) 2 or 4GB RAM (maximum of 8GB across two slots) Kinda the key selling point for many people is – USB Direct Access. […]