Is the Synology RS1219+ Rackmount NAS your Ideal Compact Rack?

Is the Synology RS1219+ the Solid Storage Solution you need? When it comes to business storage, one company that has really turned things around in the last two years is Synology NAS. With their award-winning software platform and an impressive range of NAS hardware, it is strange to think that not so long ago they […]

Synology RS2418+ RackStation NAS Review

Is the Synology RS2418+ the Solid Storage Solution you need? When it comes to business storage, one company that has really turned things around in the last two years is Synology NAS. With their award-winning software platform and an impressive range of NAS hardware, it is strange to think that not so long ago they […]

Synology RS1219+ NAS Review

Is the Synology RS1219+ the Solid Storage Solution you need? When it comes to business storage, one company that has really turned things around in the last two years is Synology NAS. With their award-winning software platform and an impressive range of NAS hardware, it is strange to think that not so long ago they […]

Unboxing the QNAP TES-1885U Rackmount NAS featuring Dual OS, ZFS and more

What makes the QNAP ZFS TES-1885U Rackmount NAS worth your budget? Powered by an Intel® Xeon® D processor, the powerful enterprise-class TES-1885U is open for two operating systems – either the FreeBSD-based QES or Linux-based QTS. While QES supports ZFS for the utmost reliability and allows near-limitless snapshots, block-level data deduplication and real-time data compression, […]

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 […]

Synology RS1219+ Rackstation NAS – Specs and Data Sheet

Compact, Yet Powerful – Say Hello to the RS1219+ Rackmount NAS Synology RackStation RS1219+ is a 2U 8-bay rackmount NAS powered by a quad-core processor with AESNI hardware encryption engine. With the ability to supercharge your storage with the optional M.2 SSD adapter card for dual SSD cache drives, RS1219+ is ideal to serve as […]

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 […]

Hardware Update on the Synology RS1619xs+ RackStation NAS at SSE

Update on the RS1619xs+ NAS for the Synology 2019 series The RS1619xs+ is the latest reveal at the Synology Solution Exhibition in Taipei is the latest NAS to join the elite XS series of devices. This new Synology RS1619xs+ Rackstation NAS, as discussed in our previous article a couple of weeks back) has several rather […]

Exciting New Synology RS1219+ Cost Effective 8-Bay NAS

Brand New Powerful 8-Bay RS1219+ NAS from Synology It has really gone Synology crazy here lately. The 5th new release that has been unveiled by Synology has been announced and it is another new chassis size (lots of new IP from the big S). As already mentioned in the previous articles, two big events in network attached […]

Powerful Synology RS1619RPxs Compact HDD and NVMe Enabled Rackmount NAS

Brand New Powerful 4-Bay RS1619RPxs NAS from Synology ANOTHER new Synology uncovered! It really is bloody RAINING Synology NAS! This latest NAS server that will be formally revealed in Taiwan in a week or two is the latest NAS to join the elite XS series of devices. This new Synology RS1619RPxs Rackstation NAS has several […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brand New QNAP TS-1635AX for 2018 – A VM enabled ARM NAS

A VM enabled ARM NAS? Surely not. Is the TS-1635AX changing the rules? There has been an insane number of QNAP announcements of late. I have always maintained that QNAP is the network attached storage brand that truly innovates within the NAS industry. Today they have uncovered another fine example of changing what has considered […]

QNAP TVS-1582TU NAS Review

The Ultimate Best Thunderbolt 3 NAS – The QNAP TVS-1582TU Rackmount NAS What the QNAP TVS-1582TU Rackmount can do (PROS): High Virtualisation Use Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports which can allow four devices access at once SSD Optimized Business Use SMB Storage Optimized for Post Production and Broadcasting 10GBe Ports 4 LAN Thunderbolt-to-10Gbe Adapter included DLNA Support […]

QNAP TS-431XeU NAS Review

QNAP and the TS-431XeU NAS – Worth your data?   What the QNAP TS-431XeU can do (PROS): Lite/Medium file server application use Tiny in size and footprint Lots of App support via QTS Multiple LAN for virtual switch and multiple network access DLNA Support 10Gbe SFP+ Connectivity Download server (FTP, HTTP, BT,NZB) Media Center support […]

QNAP TES-1885U Rackmount NAS Review

What makes the QNAP ZFS TES-1885U Rackmount NAS worth your budget? What the TES-1885U can do: Virtualisation Large Scale Business Use Enterprise Storage SAS Drive Support 10GBe 4K Playback DLNA Support Apple TIme Machine Support Large Scale Surveillance including multiple camera licences iTunes Server Snapshot Support and ZFS Support email server Download server (FTP, HTTP, […]

Unboxing the QNAP TS-877 Ryzen 7 NAS – The Most POWERFUL NAS We Have Ever Seen

The QNAP TS-877-1700-16G Ryzen 7 NAS – Could this be the Most POWERFUL Desktop NAS we have ever seen? Originally covered much earlier in the year, the QNAP TS-x77 series has really been a NAS that puts the POW into powerful. It was originally uncovered along with the TS-453BT3 and has really taken its sweet […]

Unboxing the QNAP TVS-882BRT3 NAS, Featuring 7th Gen i7 CPU, 32GB of DD4 Memory, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports and a Blu-Ray Optical Burner

The world’s first Thunderbolt 3 NAS to include an additional BluRay drive for Media and Backups The TVS-882BRT3 uses 7th Generation Intel® 14nm multi-core processors and features Thunderbolt™ 3 (40 Gbps) connectivity, including a unique Thunderbolt-to-Ethernet (T2E) 10 GbE converter, and is ideal for online video editing and high-speed file sharing. The TVS-882BRT3 comes with an […]

The Synology RS4017xs+ 16-Bay RackStation NAS Unboxing and Walkthrough

The most POWERFUL NAS Synology have ever released The Synology RS4017xs+ provides rock-solid storage solution with ultra-high performance at over 690,000 sequential read IOPS and 4,900 MB/s sequential read throughput1. DDR4 ECC UDIMM and 10GbE connectivity guarantees data accuracy and performance for mission-critical environment Robust scalability and reliability Storage capacity of RS4017xs+ can be further […]