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A Guide to Rackmount NAS – Sorted by Size

Choosing the Right Rackmount NAS – Understanding the Importance of Depth There was once a time when owning any kind of rackmount based storage and/or computer equipment was squarely aimed at high-end business and data centres. Unlike the desktop PC, laptop keyboard or touch screen device that you are likely reading this on, a rackmount […]

The Best Rackmount NAS for a Plex Media Server

Choosing the Best Rackmount NAS for Plex The lines between home NAS and Business NAS hardware has been getting increasingly blurred in the last year or two, with more enterprise hardware (such as U.2, NVMe and Xeons) all appearing in desktop solutions, as well as rackmount solutions beginning to arrive at price points that could […]

Synology RS1221+ vs QNAP TS-873AU NAS Comparison

The Synology RS1221+ vs QNAP TS-873AU NAS Compared The appeal of rackmount servers to prosumer and medium-sized businesses has really grown in recent years. In the past, rack profile storage was largely confined to big business and enterprise users, thanks to hefty price tags and architecture that largely required on-site technical assistance. Fast forward to […]

QNAP TS-873A NAS Review

Review of the QNAP TS-873A Ryzen Desktop NAS Drive – Worth your Data? If you are a fan of NAS storage or are in the market for a solid piece of desktop data storage hardware, then there is a good chance that you have been looking at 8-Bay solutions. Arguably, at this capacity of storage […]

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 […]

QNAP TS-873AU NAS Hardware Review

Review of the New QNAP TS-873AU Ryzen Powered NAS Drive – Worth your Data? QNAP has been producing rackmount solutions quite early on in their portfolio, arguable earlier than the majority of NAS brand companies (so not counting the SAN or non-software featured SAS boxes that came before of course). Because of this, the brand […]

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 […]

A Guide to Rackmount NAS – Sorted by Size

Choosing the Right Rackmount NAS – Understanding the Importance of Depth There was once a time when owning any kind of rackmount based storage and/or computer equipment was squarely aimed at high-end business and data centres. Unlike the desktop PC, laptop keyboard or touch screen device that you are likely reading this on, a rackmount […]