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Synology RS3621xs+ NAS Hardware Review

Synology RS3621xs+ Rackmount NAS Review – Is it Innovation or Limitation? If one thing has become abundantly clear in the world of network-attached storage even early in 2021, it is the Synology have really started focusing heavily on the enterprise sector. As a brand, Synology has tended to juggle three very important areas of storage, […]

Synology RS1221+ NAS Review

Synology RS1221+ Rackmount NAS Review – Is it Innovation or Limitation? Rackmount servers have undergone something of a shift in the eyes of the buying public in recent years, with the once heavily enterprise associated hardware architecture of a rack deployed server becoming available in a form that is so close to desktop form, that […]

Synology RS1221+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

Why Should You Buy the New Synology RS1221+ NAS? As many of you are no doubt aware, there is a brand new Synology solution available to buy for those looking at a robust, compact, yet fully-featured rackmount 8-Bay solution. The recently released Synology RS1221+ NAS is a reinvention of the popular 8 drive RS1219+ from […]

Synology RS1221+ & RS1221RP+ Data Sheet Revealed

The Synology RS1221+ and RS1221RP+ Rackstation NAS get closer to Release Good news for those of you who are STILL waiting for the release of the compact 8-Bay Synology rackmount, the RS1221+ nears release and we now have the official data sheet on the device with a release date scheduled for mid January 2021. Yes, […]

Synology DSM 7.0 Beta – Early Impressions

DSM 7.0 First Impressions Now that we have all had a chance to download Synology Diskstsiton Manager 7 (DSM 7) to take a look at whether it was worth the wait, many of us have come away pretty impressed. It’s arguably more of a redesign in UI on the face of it (with the bulk […]

How To Install Plex on Synology DSM 7.0

A Guide to Installing Plex Media Server on your Synology NAS with the DSM 7 Beta The New Synology DSM 7 beta has arrived and despite its huge array of new features, there are a few areas where some users who upgraded their existing NAS system from 6.2>7.0 have hit a wall – namely with […]

How To Install Plex on Synology DSM 7.0

A Guide to Installing Plex Media Server on your Synology NAS with the DSM 7 Beta The New Synology DSM 7 beta has arrived and despite its huge array of new features, there are a few areas where some users who upgraded their existing NAS system from 6.2>7.0 have hit a wall – namely with […]

Synology 2021 – Focus on DSM 7

Synology NAS – What They Have In Store for 2021 Synology made the shift to digital for the annual reveal of their plans for the year to come and it became abundantly clear from the outset that they had users attention – given the fact the page link overloaded for many almost immediately! Synology has […]

Synology DVA3221 Surveillance NAS Revealed

Brand New Synology DVA3221 GPU Card Enabled Surveillance Server for 2020/2021 One of the main reasons that a lot of businesses look at the Synology NAS platform is because they trust that their data will be safe. Synology has a fantastically good reputation in the field of NAS and part of that comes down to […]

Synology FS3600 FlashStation Hardware Review

Synology FS3600 Review – Is it Flash Enough for your Business? Of all the brands in the world of NAS that I talk about here on the blog and on YouTube, no brand has decided to target the rather elite and enterprise subject of flash storage with the alacrity of Synology. Although no strangers to […]

Synology RS1221+ & RS2421+ NAS Uncovered

Brand New Synology RS1221+ & RS2421+ NAS Revealed Yes, that’s correct, It looks like Synology will be releasing a couple of new 8-Bay and 12-Bay expandable rackmount solutions in their 2021 series, but before going any further, I want to give props to the r/synology community over on Reddit for this. IMPORTANT – Full Credit […]

Synology DS1520+ vs DS1019+ NAS Comparison

Synology DS1520+ vs DS1019+ NAS – Which Should You Buy? When it comes to buying a robust desktop NAS solution for a professional consumer or small business, Synology has always ranked pretty high in terms of popularity. Providing a well-defined portfolio of solutions that tailor towards different priorities, be they power, storage or efficiency, you […]

Synology DS1520+ vs DS920+ NAS Drive Comparison

Synology DS1520+ vs DS920+ NAS – Which Should You Buy? The Synology 2020 series is a range that went from relative obscurity to practically being almost entirely fleshed out in less than 3 months. Featuring an enormous range of desktop NAS solutions, mid-range rackmounts and PCIe upgrade cards, they have improved a number of the […]

The DS1621xs+ NAS is Now 10Gbe and the Synology DS1520+ NAS Uncovered!

Brand New Synology DS1520+ and DS1621xs+ NAS Revealed Good news for anyone waiting for a new NAS from Synology and want to ensure they get the ‘latest generation’ with the reveal (thanks to Luka @ BlackVoid) of a new Synology Diskstation device, the Synology DS1520+ NAS. Although reveal might be a tad strong, given that […]

Synology DS920+ vs DS1019+ NAS Drive Comparison

Synology DS1019+ vs DS920+ NAS – Which to Buy? With the newest 2020/2021 generation of NAS drives being uncovered from Synology of late, those looking to buy a new NAS Drive can be broken down into three types. Those who looked at the new Synology 2020 diskstation NAS and said “yes please”, the ones who […]

Synology 2020 Q&A with Taiwan HQ – Your Questions Answered

Synology NAS 2020 – Your Questions Answered Of all the companies in the industry of network-attached storage, few are as secretive as Synology. Whether you are an in the industry of network appliances and storage, the in-house IT guy, or a professional consumer (prosumer) who is just in the market for a new piece of […]

Synology 2020/2021 – Everything We Know So Far

All the Synology NAS info for 2020-2021 We Know Of all the companies in the industry of network-attached storage, few are as secretive as Synology. Whether you are an in the industry of network appliances and storage, the in-house IT guy, or a professional consumer (prosumer) who is just in the market for a new […]

Synology DS220j NAS Drive Review

Is the New Budget DS220j NAS from Synology Worth Your Data? For those of you that have been waiting for news on a new Synology 2-Bay network-attached storage (NAS) device, it has certainly been quite a wait. With the 2017/2018 series of devices now over two years old, despite the constant improvements in DSM, it […]

Synology DS420j NAS Review

Is the New Budget DS420j NAS from Synology Worth Your Data? Finding a home for all of your most important data in 2020 is no small task. Sure, you can slot a fair bit on your PC/Mac hard drive, but eventually, space starts to become non-existent. May users take this opportunity to invest in a […]

Synology J NAS Series Explained – DS120j vs DS220j vs DS420j

DS120j, DS220j or DS420j Which Cheap Synology NAS to Buy?  For those who are looking at buying their very first NAS drive, or are just looking for a simple network backup to support their existing NAS server, it can be a bit confusing. Synology has made efforts to separate their range of NAS server drives […]