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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is Now the Time to Upgrade to 10Gbe?

Is now the time for you to Upgrade to 10Gbe? Holding on to your networking and data center gear for as long as possible is a good way to protect your bottom line, but at what point does avoiding an upgrade actually, begin to harm your business?  “There simply comes a point when it costs […]

The Difference Between Windows Server and a Windows Storage Server 2016 on NAS

What is Windows Storage Server 2016 and why is it better than Windows Server? Windows Storage Server 2016 is a storage software component which utilizes the Windows Server 2016 Operating system and is specifically optimized for use with a Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices. At a glance, it is a near identical release of the […]

Buffalo Vs QNAP 10Gbe Faceoff – SFP+ or 10GBASE-T?

10Gbe NAS for Business – QNAP versus Buffalo Here on NASCompares, I discuss a lot of NAS server devices. I have seen a number of trends come and go, however, one has been around longer than most and that is 10Gigabit ethernet (10Gbe). 10GBe as a network connection is not new, it has been around […]

WSS 2016 NAS Available NOW from Buffalo

Buffalo and their Windows Storage Server 2016 Range for 2018 When it comes to the right software environment for your business, few NAS brands and their software have the market coverage of Windows Server. It is an especially fluid and easy to deploy platform that has grown from a relatively simple file system tool to […]

10GBASE-T or SFP+, Which is the Best 10Gbe for your Setup

Should you Choose 10GBASE-T Copper Over SFP+ for 10G Ethernet 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 10GbE […]

What is the Difference Between Windows Storage server 2016 and 2012?

 Why is Windows Storage Server 2016 and NAS such a big deal? Windows Storage Server 2016 is an operating system, like many windows based platforms, is installed on a file server, based ideally on a group of Windows users. Especially in an environment where Active Directory is installed, it has a high utility for servers and […]

Best NAS for Photographers and Post Production

Why use a NAS for your Photography and Video Editing NAS has fast become the go-to storage medium for both home and working professionals in 2018. Photo and video editors the world over are turning to network attached storage to bolster and improve their workflow. Gone are the days when a photo and video editors […]

Buffalo TeraStation 5810DN 10Gbe NAS

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 […]

OFFICIALLY the Lowest Priced FULL 10Gbe 8-Port Switch EVER – Buffalo BS-MP2008 at £400+

Low Price 10Gbe 8-Port Switch Buffalo BS-MP2008 – Some heroes don’t wear capes! 2018 is going to be MASSIVE for 10Gbe. I know I keep saying it, but it is true. With file sizes becoming bigger on a daily basis and everything for virtual machines and large-scale snapshot backs becoming increasingly more mainstream, the need for […]

NAS Frequently Asked Questions – SOLVED

Frequently Asked Questions about NAS Network Attached Storage, or NAS, has been around for quite a few years now and has grown in popularity year on year. The appeal of cloud platforms such as Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon S3 and iCloud has dwindled and decreased as overall costs after even a couple of years are […]

NAS at IP EXPO 2017 in London – Featuring QNAP, Synology, Buffalo and more

What is IP Expo and what has it got to do with NAS in 2017 and 2018? Originally started as a simple information technology (IT) trade show  promoting hardware and limited software for businesses to house their ever-growing stacks of date, over the years it has evolved into a twice annually held event that takes place […]

Choosing the right Buffalo NAS for 2017 – The TeraStation 3010 Series 2-Bay and 4-Bay NAS Servers

The Buffalo TeraStation Series Featuring the 3210DN and 3410DN NAS The TeraStation™ line of network-attached storage (NAS) devices represents Buffalo’s premier NAS and iSCSI unified storage solutions. TeraStations are designed to meet exacting standards and demands of today’s businesses. With robust storage technologies such as RAID, hot spare, and real-time replication, TeraStations offer cost-effective network storage solutions […]