Comparing the Synology DS1817+ NAS and the QNAP TVS-873 NAS
What can both NAS server’s do? 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 NAS devices can do. So, whether you decide upon the Synology DS1817+ released this year or the late 2016 release, the QNAP TVS-873, you will definitely be able to:
- Host a Virtualisation or Container Platform – setup and run multiple VMs, supporting multiple Operating systems and enhanced by the Docker app, Container Station
- Full access to your media from mobile devices, PC, Laptop and console devices
- The QNAP arrives with a remote control
- The Synology arrives with an expandable PCIe slot of m.2 cache, 10GBe and more options open to you later
- The QNAP arrives with 2x internal m.2 SSD Cache slots
- The QNAP has dual HDMI ports for direct media access for your HDMI enabled 1080p and 4K TV
- The Synology can be upgraded by upto 16GB of DDR3 Memory, whereas the Synology can only reach heights of upto 64GB of DDR4 ram
- Excellent support of Virtualisation tools across home and business sectors
- Serve as a cross platform service – bridging connections and transfers of files between Mac and Windows systems over the network
- Heavily support background data checks and comprehensive snapshot technology meaning you will have an equal amount of backup options whichever you go for. As well as migration, connection and interaction with existing cloud services like dropbox, Google Drive ElephantDrive
- Create a comprehensive Surveillance solutions, supporting multiple IP cameras and even arriving with some licences included
- Access exactly the same NAS OS that is updated regularly and has a huge app store to really customise your setup to make it your own
What are the Pros and Cons of the newer Synology DS1817+ NAS released in 2017?
What are the Pros and Cons of the QNAP NAS TVS-873 released in Q3 2016?
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