Best Home NAS for £500

Best NAS Drive for Home and Family I have gone through tons of your WD / QNAP / Synology videos and I still have no idea what the best option is for me. Your videos are extremely helpfull and detailed, but I am brand new to all of this. Based on what I have heard […]

QNAP QGD-1600P Guardian Switch Software

QNAP QGD-1600P Guardian Switch Software The Newly released QNAP QGD-1600P PoE Switch and NAS system is a fantastically unique product and one that we have spoken here on the channel about for the last 6 months or so. Although only very recently released, this new and exciting kind of server is one of the very […]

Qmiix – The Hybrid IoT solution

What is Qmiix for QNAP NAS? QMIIX is a means to connect multiple apps to promote collaboration and synchronization between different smart platforms. As QNAP have been creating numerous internet of things (IoT) based hardware ad software solutions, it comes as no surprise that they have been working on a bridging application like this. Qmiix […]

QNAP QTS Hero for ZFS on your NAS

QTS Hero – Bringing ZFS to your QNAP NAS QNAP has revealed something quite special at their worldwide TechDay 2020 event that whether you are a new or old NAS user will be great news. In short, QNAP is releasing anew version of its QTS system and GUI, but this time rather than EXT4, they […]

Top 3 10Gbe Network Switch

Top 3 10Gbe Network Switches of the Year A network switch is a smart means to manage, control, configure and connect all of your network devices. Many people often get routers and switches confused and this is perfectly understandable. At first, second and third glance they seem near enough identical. A both that lives in […]

Top 3 2.5Gbe and 5Gbe NAS Drive

Top 3 NAS for 2.5Gbe and 5Gbe of the Year Data is getting bigger! There is no avoiding it, the size of the data we generate every single day is constantly increasing and with worldwide access to the data getting more straight forward, the speed at which we want that data is growing too. The […]

Top 3 Photographer NAS

Top 3 NAS for Photographers of the Year Professional photographers all around the world can all agree on one thing when it comes to their data – BACKUP, BACKUP, BACKUP! Every photographer has a story about themselves or a colleague who lost a whole lot of data because they didn’t create a good enough backup […]

Top 3 Most Data Secure NAS Drives

Top 3 Safest and Most Secure NAS of the Year Data is precious. This is pretty much an understood fact and whether it is your personal photos, your movie collection, your audio collection, business data or backups, the majority of data is important in some way. One of the biggest reasons that companies make the […]

Top 3 4K and 1080p NAS Drives

Top 3 NAS for 4K and 1080p Media of the Year One of the most popular uses for a NAS drive in 2018 continues to be for multimedia. Whether it is 4K and 1080p movies, smooth playback of albums and playlists, or easy cataloguing and viewing of last photo albums, a NAS drive is a […]

Top 3 Most Powerful NAS Drives

Top 3 Most Powerful NAS Drives of the Year When buying brand new technology, there are many factors that we will use to make the final decision. Buying factors such as price, efficiency, value and brand support are always going to be very high on our list when making that final click on the Buy […]

Top 3 NAS Drive for Plex

Top 3 NAS for Plex of the Year If you are looking to upgrade your multimedia setup in 2019, chances are that you have already heard of the great multimedia application, Plex Media Server (PMS), that allows you to access all your movies and boxsets anywhere in the world, on almost any device! Plex is […]

Top 3 10Gbe NAS Drives

Top 3 NAS for 10Gbe of the Year The importance of 10-gigabit ethernet (10Gbe) in 2018 cannot be understated. With advances in affordability and the utility of this kind of hardware, many users are now making the jump into this faster more efficient means of improving their workflow. Not so long ago, most companies/businesses that […]

Top 3 NAS Drive for Surveillance

Top 3 NAS for Surveillance of the Year The popularity of using a NAS drive for surveillance purposes has really grown over the last 12 months. Perhaps it is the fact it lets users maximise their investment in 2019 in a network-attached storage device beyond that of backups and streaming media, or maybe it’s the […]

Top 3 Thunderbolt 3 NAS Drives

Top 3 NAS for Thunderbolt 3 of the Year Data is getting bigger in 2019 and if you need fast access to big data, you are going to have a bad time. For those working in creative industries (yes, I am talking about ALOT of Mac users here) the innovation of Thunderbolt being incorporated into […]

Top 3 Best Rackmount NAS Server

Top 3 Rackmount NAS of the Year Making the jump from small to big business can be a fantastically intimidating one and with increasing laws about data protection and GDPR (urgh!) to take into account, choosing the right hardware for your data storage can be both a fantastically dull and complicated one. One a business […]

Top 3 NAS for SSD Drives

Top 3 NAS for SSD of the Year NAS Drives have now become remarkably mainstream. In a year taht has seen multiple high profile data breaches and exploitation of personal data, the move for most users from the public cloud to a private NAS has been a rapid and ever-growing one. However, the advantages of […]

Top 3 Best SSD and HDD Combination NAS

Top 3 NAS for Hard Drive and SSD Media of the Year Network Attached Storage has long been established as one of the best ways to store large amount of data for access easily over the internet and network. Whether you are a home user with pictures of your family, a business user with a […]

QNAP NAS and QSnatch – What You Need to Know

QNAP NAS and QSnatch It has been reported in the last 24hours by numerous sources that around 7,000+ of the devices were infected on Thursday in numerous locations in Germany. The alert came from the CERT-Bund, Germany’s computer emergency response operation for incursions like this. Infected devices are running vulnerable outdated firmware, according to CERT-Bund. The attackers are […]

Synology NAS Upgrade for 4K Editing

Upgrading my Synology DS1817+ NAS for a 4K Editing Suite Hi there, I am currently looking at an upgrade to my nas system. I currently have a Synology DS1817+ using link aggregation. I am video editing off of it every day and some days we have multiple people editing off it. I am noticing it […]