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Accessing my Drobo USB3 port on Synology

Can I assume there will be no problem accessing my Drobo USB2 drive via the USB3 port on the DS218+? I currently access this via the USB port on my AirPort Extreme, but since there is no functioning USB port on the Eero Pro routers my plan is to attach the Drobo to the DS218+ […]

Remote 4K editing- Drobo alternative

BEST NAS EASY SETUP EASY LEARNING CURVE, 4KREMOTE EDITING I need to get a system with the simplicity of the Drobo 5N2, with the ability to back up files unto a similar device off-site. I also want to be able to access media files for editing on final cut pro/adobe through the network off-site, from […]

Drobo vs Areca

Drobo vs Areca. I need something that could be fast since I work with videos, and also could have some options like the drobo solutions, and need to be acessible by LAN. My work is video compositing and need fast comunications with image sequences. I believe that Drobo 5 bay by now are the best and cheaper […]

DROBO alternative for video editing

I just ordered a DROBO solution from Amazon… but now thinking that I made a mistake and need to switch it over to a Synology NAS… so that I can have access to my information via the internet on my laptop. My major usage is for Photography and Video work I do for Family… putting […]

Drobo-FS alternative with best apps and redundancy

I love watching your video’s, you seem to know a lot about the NAS market. I have an old Drobo–FS, with 9 TB available. I’ts been reliable but I’m moving to Synology because the apps seem better. I use the NAS for home media, (itunes, plex, tivo, kodi) as well as windows backup, and simple file share […]

Drobo 5N2 vs Synology 916 -image backups

 I use just for local NAS, to do 3 things: 1/ backup my sizeable photo library from a dedicated computer; 2/ full disk image backup of a separate computer using SuperDuper app; 3/ Time Machine backups of several computers. Do either of these 2 devices let me format the NAS device as 2 different disks […]

Synology DS918+ Versus a Custom FreeNAS Build

Synology DS918+ Versus a Custom FreeNAS Build Synology NAS or FreeNAS? Which should you Buy? There’s no denying it NAS are expensive devices. It’s never really been a secret that when you buy a Synology or QNAP NAS, half of what you’re paying for isn’t the hardware, but the software included. It is no different […]

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 […]

Synology VS QNAP VS Drobo VS Thecus VS Netgear VS Asustor

A guide to helping you pick the right NAS manufacturer for your needs  Network Attached Storage (NAS) servers are fast becoming an essential piece of kit on the home. Everyone wants to have their own special piece of cloud storage, be it 3rd party cloud providers like Google Drive, Amazon S3 or DropBox, or their […]

Drobo 5N2 alternative from Synology

I am in the market for a NAS storage that really works. I bought a WD MyCloud Duo/Mirror and was vastly disappointed. I am moving from my DAS to NAS as my wife is a flight attendant and I want to build my own cloud storage as we travel. I am interested in the Drobo […]

Brand New Drobo 5D3 5-Bay RAID Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure for Mac DRDR6A21 and DRDR6A31

The Brand New Drobo 5D3 5-Bay RAID Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure for Mac DRDR6A21 and DRDR6A31 Designed for media professionals, content creators, and small businesses running Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Lightroom, and other I/O intensive applications, or even those who just need to back up terabytes of data, the 5D3 5-Bay Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure from Drobo is equipped with five […]

The Drobo 5N2 Network Storage Server – Mac favourite Drobo unleash a brand New NAS for 2017 DRDS5A21

Drobo re-enter the NAS Server Market with their best NAS Yet, the Drobo 5N2 The latest generation 5 Bay NAS, the Drobo 5N2 delivers an unparalleled user experience for data sharing, secure backup, remote access and disaster recovery solutions. The 5N2 is the fastest, network attached Drobo available to prosumers and provides up to 2x […]