Synology DS1817t, QNAP TS-453BT3 Thunderbolt NAS and 10Gbe Explained

Synology DS1817t Thunderbolt NAS – Fake, but what is the alternative? Dear Robbie So, I assume the following article is an April fools joke? its a bit confusing because it been posted on March 31st… Brand New Thunderbolt Synology DS1817t Coming June I’ve watched your videos and am now strongly inclined to go for the […]

Unboxing the QNAP TS-453BU Rackmount NAS for 2018

Is the QNAP TS-453BU SMB Rackmount the NAS that you have been waiting for? Intel® Celeron® quad-core rackmount NAS with PCIe slot for diverse storage applications. QNAP themselves highlight that this rack cabinet NAS features: PCIe slot supports installing a QNAP QM2 dual-port M.2 SSD/10GbE card, a compatible wireless adapter, or a USB 3.1 10Gbps […]

Buffalo WSS 2016 10Gbe TeraStation Guide Part 3 – Buffalo Apps and Services

Extra Buffalo Tools and Applications included with WSS 2016 The popularity of Windows storage server and plain old Windows Server 2016 comes from the fact that this server platform utilizes a number of features and functionality all too familiar to Windows desktop users. Those that are tasked to use a Windows Server and it’s user […]

Buffalo BS-MP2008 10Gbe 8-Port Switch Review

Buffalo Affordable BS-MP2008 10Gbe Switch Software Review The growth of 10Gbe in storage and networking has really exploded in 2018. There was once a time when a 10x gigabit ethernet network in your home was utterly unthinkable, mainly for reasons of price and compatibility, and therefore 10g was considered the Enterprise-only choice. However, fast forward […]

Synology E10G18-T1 10Gbe NIC Review

The Synology E10G18-T1 10Gbe NIC for NAS There is no denying it, 10Gbe is massive right now. If you own a Synology NAS server device and are lucky enough to feature a PCIe expansion slot, then chances are that you have been considering upgrading your network speed to 10-gigabit ethernet via a reliable network interface […]

QNAP TVS-951X NAS Review

Is the New QNAP TVS-951X Multimedia and Business NAS worth your time? The recently released TVS-951X is a new generation of 10Gbe NAS from the guys at QNAP. Although this is not their first, second or third step into the world of 10Gbe, I will say that this is definitely one of the best combinations […]

Buffalo WSS 2016 10Gbe TeraStation Guide Part 2 – Server Management

Using the Server Manager Application on your WSS 2016 Buffalo NAS Anyone who has a server for home or business all too soon discovers that your priority should never be the hardware, but always the software. You could own the most powerful server in the known universe, but if the means with which you access […]

Buffalo WSS 2016 10Gbe TeraStation Guide Part 1 – Introduction

Getting to Know the Buffalo Windows Storage Server 2016 NAS Server When I first heard that I was going to get my hands on the new Windows storage server 2016 NAS from Buffalo, I’ll be honest I wasn’t hugely excited. Windows Server is so essentially ‘business’, that you instantly associate it with ‘hard work’. Inversely, […]

QNAP TS-832X 8-Bay 10Gbe NAS Review

Is the Affordable TS-832X the best QNAP 10Gbe NAS Yet? QNAP has really been hitting 10Gbe hard this year. We have seen a complete overhaul of there home and business hardware to facilitate this speedy connection. Alongside this growth of 10gbe NAS from all the popular brands, we have also seen numerous fantastically well-equipped range […]

QNAP TS-1635AX 10Gbe NAS Review

Is the QNAP TS-1635AX Monster NAS the answer to your data storage needs? The TS-1635AX is powered by a Marvell® ARMADA® 8040 ARMv8 Cortex-A72 64-bit quad-core 1.6 GHz processor that provides tremendous computing power and is capable of running a range of applications to help businesses grow as their data increases. The TS-1635AX features twelve […]

QNAP TS-863XU 8-Bay 10Gbe NAS Review

Why is the QNAP TS-863XU Rackmount a big deal? The cost-efficient 10GbE-ready TS-863XU is powered by a high-performance AMD G-Series quad-core processor. Featuring native 10GbE connectivity that delivers high performance with persistent throughput, along with storage scalability, the TS-863XU is perfect for businesses that demand higher bandwidth for data centers and virtualization. Built-in single-port 10GbE […]

The Buffalo TeraStation 5810DN NAS – Is this the Best Value 10Gbe RJ45 NAS we have ever seen?

Lowest Priced 10Gbe we have seen, but does the Buffalo TeraStation 5810DN NAS do the job? With file sizes growing constantly, the need for a faster network connection in your home or office has never seemed more important. We at NASCompares have spent a lot of 2018 telling you about the versatility of 10Gbe, the ease […]

QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay NAS – 10Gbe+SSD+HDD

QNAP Reveal the TS-332X, their latest 3-Bay NAS I remember a simpler time when Network attached storage was predictable! You had 2 bays, 4 bays, 8 bays and rackmounts. However the last 12 months has seem some really unusual NAS come to the market and the latest release to be uncovered by QNAP promises to continue […]

Asustor AS4002T and AS4004T 10Gbe NAS

The Asustor AS4002T and AS4004T 10Gbe NAS  Although we often focus on higher-end NAS units at NASCompares (favouring a solid x86 Intel over a Realtek any day), the lower-end is seeing some dramatic shifts, thanks to numerous 64-bit architecture ARM CPU arriving in the market. At Computex 2018 we saw two NAS units from Asustor […]

Buffalo & Aquantia to Deliver 10GbE for New TeraStation WS5020 WSS 2016 NAS

Buffalo Windows Server 2016 NAS and 10Gbe – What’s not to like? Though this is not the first time we have covered the Buffalo Windows Storage Server 2016 NAS range, we thought it worth mentioning the recent press release from them regarding their 10Gbe inclusion and the chip that helps do the job. Aquantia, a […]

QNAP HS-453DX Silent NAS Specifications Update

Update on the QNAP HS-453DX Silent NAS Specifications Of all the NAS server devices that we have covered at and around Computex 2018, the one that has easily captured the most attention is the rather eye-catching QNAP HS-453DX Silent NAS. With its rather nice copper lid, white chassis and rather an impressive array of ports, it […]

The QNAP HS-453DX 10Gbe Silent 4 Bay SSD NAS

What is the QNAP HS-453DX NAS and why is it a big deal? With Computex 2018 in progress, we are already seeing some incredibly technology on show. As mentioned before, QNAP is truly the innovators of modern NAS server devices (the first to introduce NAS based Thunderbolt, HDMI 2.0, USB DAS access and more) and already […]

QNAP NAS Computex 2018 – What you will see there

What have QNAP NAS got in store for us in 2018 at Computex If you have found this article, then chances are that you are well aware of what Computex is. However if by some staggering chance you do not, the Computex event in Taiwan is one of the biggest shows of technology from the […]

Unboxing the QNAP TS-932X NAS Featuring Dual SFP+ 10Gbe, 4 SSD Bays and Quad Core CPU

Why is the QNAP TS-932X Desktop NAS a Good 10Gbe Entry Point The business-class TS-932X is a budget-friendly NAS designed to accommodate five 3.5-inch hard drives and four 2.5-inch SSDs. It is also the first ARM-based NAS that supports Qtier™ technology for efficient auto-tiered storage. As a 9-bay NAS, the compact TS-932X takes up less […]

Should you Choose 10GBASE-T Copper Over SFP+ for 10G Ethernet

10GBASE-T or SFP+, Which is the Best 10Gbe for your Setup? With the increase in server consolidation through virtualization at the business and data center level, the resulting demand for data has exceeded the traditional 1Gbs network standard capability. Improved 10G Ethernet, which can simplify network infrastructure by consolidating multiple gigabit ports into a single […]