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Synology RS822+​/​RS822RP+4-bay 1U rackmount NAS

Synology RS822+ and RS822RP+ Rackstation NAS Unveiled If you have been keenly following Synology hardware and software releases so far in 2022, then I think it would be fair to say that they have been rather business-focused. With many of us anticipating the reveal of a new plus series 22′ 2/4 Bay in their lineup, […]

The Synology HD6500 60-Bay Rackmount NAS IS FINALLY COMING!

The Synology HD6500 Rackstation 60-Bay NAS is REAL and it is COMING Before I crack on and explain why the Synology HD6500 Rackstation NAS is a big deal, indulge me a little and let me tell you a story. I have been following the world of NAS (and data storage in general) for the bulk […]

Qnap ES2486dc 2U Rackmount NAS

Qnap ES2486dc 2U Rackmount NAS ES2486dc-2142IT-128G ES2486dc-2142IT-96G CPU Intel® Xeon® D-2142IT 8-core 1.90 GHz processor, up to 3.0 GHz CPU Architecture 64-bit x86 Floating Point Unit Encryption Engine  (AES-NI) System Memory 64 GB RDIMM DDR4 ECC (4 x 16 GB) per controller Maximum Memory 512 GB (8 x 64GB) Memory Slot 8 x R-DIMM/LR-DIMM DDR4 […]

Qnap ES1686dc 3U Rackmount NAS

Qnap ES1686dc 3U Rackmount NAS ES1686dc-2142IT-128G ES1686dc-2142IT-96G ES1686dc-2123IT-64G CPU Intel® Xeon® D-2142IT 8-core 1.90 GHz processor (burst up to 3.0 GHz) per controller CPU Architecture 64-bit x86 Floating Point Unit Encryption Engine  (AES-NI) System Memory 64 GB RDIMM DDR4 ECC (4 x 16 GB) per controller Maximum Memory 512 GB (8 x 64GB) Memory Slot […]

TS-435XeU quad-core ARM 4-bay 1U Rackmount low power NAS

TS-435XeU quad-core ARM 4-bay 1U Rackmount low power NAS (Short depth – 292.12 mm) TS-435XeU-4G CPU Marvell OCTEON TX2™ CN9130 / CN9131 ARMv8 Cortex-A72 4-core 2.2GHz processor CPU Architecture 64-bit ARM Floating Point Unit Encryption Engine System Memory 4 GB SODIMM DDR4 (1 x 4GB) Maximum Memory 32 GB (1 x 32 GB) Memory Slot […]

TS-873AeU Short Depth 2U Rackmount dual-2.5GbE NAS

TS-873AeU and TS-873AeU-RP  2U Short depth design for up to 38% reduction in size The 2U rackmount TS-873AeU has a short depth design of only 11.7 inches (297.4 mm), making it an excellent choice for smaller racks, wall-mount AV rack cabinets, and network rack cabinets. The space saved by the short depth design can be […]

TS-464eU Short depth 1U rackmount 2.5GbE NAS with HDMI

TS-464eU Short depth 1U rackmount 2.5GbE NAS with HDMI CPU Intel® Celeron® N5105/N5095 4-core/4-thread processor, burst up to 2.9 GHz CPU Architecture 64-bit x86 Graphic Processors Intel® UHD Graphics Floating Point Unit Encryption Engine  (AES-NI) Hardware-accelerated Transcoding System Memory 4 GB SO-DIMM DDR4 (1 x 4 GB) Maximum Memory 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) […]

TS-864eU-RP Short depth rackmount 2.5GbE NAS with HDMI

TS-864eU-RP Short depth rackmount 2.5GbE NAS with HDMI   TS-864eU without dual power supply also available   TS-864eU-RP-4G CPU Intel® Celeron® N5105/N5095 4-core/4-thread processor, burst up to 2.9 GHz CPU Architecture 64-bit x86 Graphic Processors Intel® UHD Graphics Floating Point Unit Encryption Engine  (AES-NI) Hardware-accelerated Transcoding System Memory 4 GB SO-DIMM DDR4 (1 x 4 […]

ADRA-3010P Managed 18 port Rackmount PoE switch with 2x10GbE, M.2, SATA

  ADRA-3010P-C3558-8G  /ADRA-3010P-C3758-16G   Management Type Web Managed Number of Ports 18 10GbE SFP+ 2 10G/1G 2.5GbE (RJ45) 8 1GbE (RJ45) 8 Total PoE Ports 16 PoE PSE (802.3af, 15.4W) Ports 1-16 PoE+ PSE (802.3at, 30W) Ports 1-16 PoE++ PSE (802.3bt, 90W) Ports 1-4 PoE Power Output Ports 1-4 (90W), Ports 5-16 (30W) Total PoE […]

Upgrade Synology loud fans to a silent rackmount

Upgrade Synology loud fans to a silent rackmount I purchased a RS1221RP+ and could not live with the noisy fans (2 large in case 2 inside PSUs). It was so bad I considered selling however i fitted a pair (1 in each psu) of Wakefield fans from digikey (USA), they took 3 days to arrive […]

Qnap ADRA-1010P Managed rackmount POE switch

ADRA-1010P Management Type Web Managed Number of Ports 16 1GbE (RJ45) 14 1GbE SFP/RJ45 Combo Ports 2 Total PoE Ports 16 PoE PSE (802.3af, 15.4W) Ports 1-16 PoE+ PSE (802.3at, 30W) Ports 1-16 PoE++ PSE (802.3bt, 60W) Ports 1-4 PoE Power Output Ports 1-4 (60W), Ports 5-16 (30W) Total PoE Power Budget 360W USB 3.2 […]

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 […]

List of best PLEX Rackmount NAS with transcoding chip

List of best PLEX Rackmount NAS with transcoding chip [ts-h3088xu-rp] CPU-Model =Intel® Xeon® W-1270 8-core 3.4 GHz processor (boost up to 5.0 GHz) [tvs-h1688x] CPU-Model =Intel® Xeon® W-1250 6-core 3.3 GHz processor (boost up to 4.7 GHz) [tvs-h1288x] CPU-Model =Intel® Xeon® W-1250 6-core 3.3 GHz processor (boost up to 4.7 GHz) [ts-2888x] CPU-Model =Intel® Xeon® […]

Industrial-grade rugged rackmount 10GbE Managed Switch QSW-IM1200-8C

Industrial-grade rugged 10GbE Managed Switch QSW-IM1200-8C QSW-IM1200-8C Management Type Web Managed Number of Ports 12 10GbE SFP+ 4 10GbE SFP+/RJ45 Combo Ports 8 Management Port 1 x 1GbE RJ45 Power Supply Description Adaptor Max. Power Consumption 67W Input Power Type DC Input Voltage Range 9V-54V MAC Address Table 16K Total Non-Blocking Throughput 120Gbps Switching Capacity […]

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 […]

TerraMaster release U8-111 10GbE Rackmount 2U 8-bay NAS

TerraMaster release U8-111 10GbE Rackmount 2U 8-bay NAS Processor Processor Model Intel® Celeron® J3455 Processor Architecture X.86 64-bit Processor Frequency Quad Core 1.5GHz (Max burst up to 2.3GHz) Hardware Encryption Engine √ Hardware Transcoding Engine H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-4 Part 2, MPEG-2, VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 30 […]