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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 HAT5300 Hard Drive Review

Synology HAT5300 Hard Drives – Worth Your Data? When Synology first announced that it was entering the hard drive market, I think it would be fair to say that reactions were mixed. On the face of it, the idea that one of the biggest brands in network-attached storage (NAS) was going to start producing their […]

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 […]

Seagate Ironwolf Pro vs Synology HAT5300 – NAS Drive Guide

Choosing Between Synology HAT5300 and Seagate Ironwolf Pro NAS Hard Drives Choosing the right hard drive media for your NAS system used to be so simple! The choice when populating your NAS could be narrowed down to Seagate Ironwolf, WD Red and Toshiba N300. Then enterprise drives were growing in popularity with WD Gold, Seagate […]

Synology HAT5300 vs WD Red Pro – NAS Drive Comparison

Choosing Between Synology HAT5300 and WD Red Pro NAS Hard Drives When it comes to populating your NAS system with hard drives, it has long been established that for a 24/7 system, you need hard drives that not only perform but also endure. Recently, Synology released their new range of NAS hard drives that are […]

Synology HAT5300 Hard Drives for NAS – FULL Specifications Confirmed

The Synology HAT5300 Hard Drives for NAS Officially Launched Well, it’s official – Synology has launched themselves into the NAS storage media industry with the release of their HAT5300 range of HDDs. In a move that might not have surprised a huge number of people (given their progression into the server industry), arguably the biggest […]

Synology DS720+ vs DS220+ NAS Drive Comparison

Comparing the Synology DS720+ vs the DS220+ NAS Drive Synology is still regarded as one of the most popular brands in the world of network-attached storage (NAS), with a clearly defined portfolio that accommodates home and business user needs accordingly, as well as all supporting the award-winning and remarkably easy to use Diskstation Manager (DSM) […]

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 HAT5300 Hard Drives Uncovered

Indications of Synology Hard Drives Appear with the HAT5300-8T and HAT5300-12T Revealed Come on – it was only going to be a question of time, wasn’t it. The idea of Synology (one of the most popular brands in the world of network-attached storage) expanding their portfolio to include the very hard drives that you install […]

Synology DS1621+ vs QNAP TS-h973AX NAS – Ryzen NAS Comparison

The Synology DS1621+ vs QNAP TS-h973AX NAS Compared The line between small-medium business (SMB) and prosumers working from home has blurred considerably in 2020, due to the increase in people working from home. Alongside this, the growth in popularity owning your own private server has likewise increased to a point whereby the necessity of spending […]

NAS Buyers Guide 2021 – Get It Right First Time

NAS Brands in 2021 – Which One Should You Choose? Buying your first Network Attached Storage (NAS) device can be a remarkably daunting task! Even for the most technologically knowledgable, a NAS is a very different kind of device than most of the hardware in your environment. At its heart, it is just a computer […]

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 […]

Synology DS920+ vs DS420+ NAS 4-Bay – Which Should You Buy?

Comparing the Synology DS920+ vs the DS420+ NAS Drive In the world of network-attached storage (NAS) Synology is still regarded as one of the most popular brands to buy, with a clearly defined portfolio that accommodates home and business user needs accordingly, as well as all supporting the award-winning and remarkably easy to use Diskstation […]

Synology DS720+ vs DS220+ NAS – Which Should You Buy?

Comparing the Synology DS720+ vs the DS220+ NAS Drive Synology is still regarded as one of the most popular brands in the world of network-attached storage (NAS), with a clearly defined portfolio that accommodates home and business user needs accordingly, as well as all supporting the award-winning and remarkably easy to use Diskstation Manager (DSM) […]

Synology DS1821+ NAS Hardware Review

Synology DS1821+ NAS Review Even to the most casual follower of network-attached storage, 2020 has been a fantastically truncated year of new hardware releases. Perhaps it is because the supply chain has been so fragmented worldwide, with people adjusting to new working practices, or perhaps it is simply the brand readjusting their release strategies in […]

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 DS1821+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

Why Should You Buy the New Synology DS1821+ 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, affordable and Powerful 8-Bay solution. The recently revealed Synology DS1821+ NAS is a reimagining of the popular 8 drive plus series from […]

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 […]