Synology DS120j NAS Hardware Review

Is the New Budget Synology DS120j NAS Worth your Data? With the release of the new DS120j NAS, when it comes to buying your first network-attached storage device there are several reasons why the Synology range appeals to many. With a diverse range of hardware and storage options across a wide series of uses, as […]

Recommended Small NAS Drive for a Mac Home?

Choosing the Right NAS for Home and Family We are a home with all Apple devices and need a backup solution. There is an iMac, 4 MacBooks, and 4 iPhones. There are also 4 iPads, but those have never been backed-up on the past. We have been using a Time Capsule but it is maxed […]

Can I Build My Own Opensource NAS Drive?

DIY Frankenstein NAS Drive Build I’ve been watching a number of videos, and a few scratched the surface for me, but don’t get at the heart of the issue. Constraint number 1: I’m a long-time Linux user, and have a very strong preference for running my own. I want to be running a vanilla unix-like […]

Synology DS1019+ NAS Vs QNAP TVS-951X NAS Comparison

Synology DS1019+ vs QNAP TVS-951X NAS – Which to Buy? With the newest 2019/2020 generation of NAS drives being uncovered from Synology and QNAP of late, those looking to buy a new NAS Drive can be broken down into two types. Those who looked at the new Synology diskstation and QNAP NAS and said “yes […]

Build My Own Open Source Linux NAS Drive

DIY Frankenstein NAS Drive Build I’ve been watching a number of videos, and a few scratched the surface for me, but don’t get at the heart of the issue. Constraint number 1: I’m a long-time Linux user, and have a very strong preference for running my own. I want to be running a vanilla unix-like […]

Synology DS918+ NAS Vs QNAP TS-453Be NAS Comparison

Synology DS918+ vs QNAP TS-453Be NAS Comparison With the newest 2019/2020 generation of NAS drives being uncovered from Synology and QNAP of late, those looking to buy a new NAS Drive can be broken down into two types. Those who looked at the new Synology diskstation and QNAP NAS and said “yes please”, and the […]

Synology SA3200D Active-Passive 12-Bay RackStation NAS

Intelligent and Safe SA3200D RackMount NAS from Synology Uncovered If you are a business owner, enterprise file hosting platform, surveillance NVR user or just generally someone whose infrastructure cannot withstand even minor disconnection (even down to the minute), then the SA3200D Rackstation NAS from Synology is definitely a device that has a lot that could […]

Synology HD6400 60-Bay Monster NAS 4U Rackmount

HUGE 60-Bay HA6400 RackMount NAS from Synology Revealed At the risk of being controversial, I would say that Synology is a brand that trades on its software reputation more than it’s hardware. That is not to say that they have not created some fine ANS hardware over the years (first commercial NAS brand to include […]

New Synology DS120j 1-Bay Server Revealed for 2019/2020

The DS120J Super-Budget NAS from Synology is Revealed Good news for those looking to make their first steps into the world of NAS storage with Synology having revealed the new DS120j NAS Drive, a 1-Bay server that supports the very latest and largest Hard Drives (such as the Seagate Ironwolf 14/16TB Ironwolf NAS drives) and […]

Synology RS1220+ NAS Server for 2019 for Home and Business Users

Brand New RS1220+ NAS Drive from Synology Uncovered There has been yet another new release revealed from the top tier NAS brand, Synology, at their latest event to promote both the 2020 range and almost 20years of providing NAS solutions. Today I want to tell you guys about the Synology RS1220+ NAS for home and […]

Exciting NEW Synology DS1620xs NAS Drive Revealed

Brand New DS1620xs NAS Drive from Synology – BEST NAS EVER! The Synology 2020 Launch Exhibition is still happening here and I am pleased to confirm ANOTHER new NAS for 2019/2020. Is the Synology DS1620xs NAS server what you have been waiting for? I will admit, that is pretty unlikely, it is still remarkably new […]

Synology DS420J Budget NAS Revealed

Synology Reveal the DS420J Cost-Effective 4-Bay Diskstation Another new piece of kit revealed at the Synology 2020 launch event and this time it is the affordable Synology DS420J 4-Bay NAS. This cost-effective NAS drive is the follow up to the DS418j released back in Q3 of 2017. Featuring a new CPU, but a familiar chassis. […]

Synology Photos for NAS Revealed

Synology Combine Photo Station and Moments – Synology Photos With the Synology 2020 worldwide reveal started, where we can learn about what is coming in hardware and software from the big name in NAS, today I want to focus on a something that is both new and old at the same time. For those that […]

Synology RS820+ and RS820RP+ Rackmount NAS Drive Revealed

New RS820+ and RS820RP+ 1U Rackmount NAS for Autumn 2019 Information on the new Synology RackStation NAS servers for release later in the year continues with the new RS820+ and redundant power enabled RS820RP+. Keen followers of NAS (guilty!) will see a few similarities to it’s predecessor (the RS818+) and this is understandable. Synology has […]

Synology NAS in 2019/2020 – Your Questions Answered

Why you should buy a Synology NAS in 2019 and 2020? Those that have followed this blog for a while will know that one of the biggest brands that get’s mentioned is Synology NAS. With the end of 2019 fast approaching, we were lucky enough to be invited to the Synology UK headquarters and speak […]

Synology DVA3219 Deep Learning AI Powered Surveillance NAS – Specifications and DataSheet

FULL Specifications of the New Synology DVA3219 Surveillance NAS Drive Good news for those who have been waiting for the new Synology Surveillance NAS drive (Formally the DS1419dva, now branded the DVA3219) as it is looking closer to release. Below is HUGE information blow out on the device, it’s support of DSM alongside Surveillance Station […]

Synology DS620slim NAS Hardware Review

Does the New Intel Power Compact Synology DS620slim NAS Deliver? The Synology DS620slim is a network device that is hard to compare with the majority of NAS drives in 2019. Many of us are well aware of the advantages to home and business users of a robust and reliable network-attached storage drive. However, much like […]

Synology DS718+ NAS Vs QNAP TS-253Be NAS Comparison

Synology DS718+ vs QNAP TS-253Be NAS Network Attached Storage (NAS) has grown exceptionally popular in 2019, for a number of reasons. First, the importance of our data at home with our family, to the phones that we carry on the commute, to the devices we use in everyday work create data CONSTANTLY. Second, the majority […]

Synology FS6400 FlashStation NAS Price, Specifications and Details

Synology FS6400 FlashStation NAS Specifications, Cost and Abilities Revealed FlashStation FS6400 is a highly reliable and ultra-high performance all-flash server for I/O-intensive and latency sensitive applications, such as multimedia post-production, virtual machines, online transaction processing, or databases. FS6400 is backed by Synology’s 5-year limited warranty. Arriving at around £9,500 ex.VAT from SPAN.COM, the FS6400 FlashStation […]

Synology DS620slim NAS Drive Price, Specifications and Details

Full Hardware and Software Specifications on the DS620slim Revealed Greet the unique and compact DS620slim, ready to boost your productivity at work, and its mini design allows it to blend in any workplace harmoniously. With feature-rich DiskStation Manager (DSM) at your disposal, DS620slim is an ideal file server delivering seamless file synchronization and solid backup […]