Synology or QNAP NAS – Which to Buy in 2019/2020?

Things to consider when you buy a Synology or QNAP NAS When you buy your first network attached storage device, it can be an incredibly daunting task. If you have a less technical background, or heard about NAS servers from Synology or QNAP, but are still not quite certain what a NAS is or what to […]

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 […]

Synology DS418play NAS Vs QNAP TS-351 NAS Comparison

Synology DS418play vs QNAP TS-351 In the first half of 2019, we are seeing a rather interesting release trend from the big NAS brands, Synology and QNAP. Generally, each year, the two brands release their biggest desktop solutions are roughly the same time (Q3/Q4 of the year) and then NAS buyers are left choosing between […]

Synology 10Gbe NAS vs QNAP Thunderbolt 2/3 NAS

Thunderbolt QNAP or 10Gbe Synology – Choosing the Right NAS for you The appeal of network attached storage (NAS) cannot be overstated for photo and video editors in 2019. Content creators, ranging from bedroom business entrepreneurs to high-end studio broadcasters create so many gigabytes and terabytes every day, that it is inevitable that a robust, […]

Budget 2.5Gbe PCIe NIC Upgrade Card Test

Where to find the Budget 2.5Gbe PCIe NIC Card for NAS and PCs With this PCIe Card, you can add a 10/100/1000/25000 Mbps Ethernet port to any PC through a PCIe slot.Fits any PCI Express x1, x2, x4, x8 or x16 socket; additional 8cm low-profile bracket provides the option for installation in small size HTPC […]

Synology DS419slim NAS Drive Review

Is the New Synology DS419slim Compact NAS Drive worth your Data? Network attached storage is a popular technology for both home and business users and is now at a point commercially that it arrives in many forms. With its support of popular applications like surveillance, easy backups, file sharing and hosting and multimedia enjoyment – the […]

Synology NAS and Teamviewer Beta Guide

New TeamViewer Application App for Synology NAS Test TeamViewer is a remarkably well known and well-established tool for those that are looking to access a PC, Mac, portable device or really any supported computer system remotely. Remote access and remote control of computer hardware is not a new thing and has in fact been around […]

Synology Drive Client 2.0 Beta – Early Review

Smart Synchronization with Synology Drive Client 2.0 for Windows 10 The Synology Drive application has evolved remarkably fast since its initial preview back in 2017. Moving fast from a pre-release beta application, all the way through to an established Synology primary app for DSM, Desktop Client and mobile app, Drive has become one of the […]

ioSafe 1019 Fireproof and Flood Proof NAS Revealed

New and More Powerful ioSafe 1019+ NAS Released The ioSafe 1019+ is a fire- and waterproof network attached storage (NAS) device engineered to protect your work and ensure business continuity. The 1019+ is a backup system, a disaster recovery plan, and a robust collaboration tool all-in-one. Powered by Synology’s DiskStation Manager operating system, the 1019+ […]

Synology Moments Vs QNAP QuMagie – Photo Recognition for NAS

Synology Moments Vs QNAP QuMagie Photo Applications for NAS One of the most popular reasons these days for purchasing a network attached storage device is to have some of the thousands of photos that they have captured personally or professionally in the last few decades stored neatly and safely. Smartphones have had cameras now for […]

Synology DS419slim NAS Drive Specifications and Data Sheet

Full Hardware and Software Specifications of the Synology DS419slim NAS Released Meet Synology ultra-compact DiskStation DS419slim, a personal cloud that provides a comprehensive smart home solution. The versatile packages that come with Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) can not only simplify file management but also stream multimedia content smoothly. DS419slim delivers file sharing capabilities across multiple […]

Synology FS6400 FlashStation NAS Unveiled in Taipei

Brand New FS6400 SSD Based NAS Drive from Synology Uncovered The new tech being revealed here in Taipei continues from Synology. Next, up in our continued coverage of new NAS server for later in 2019, we have the brand new Flashstation FS6400 Rackmount NAS for enterprise-class users who want some of the fastest internal and […]

DS620slim NAS Drive from Synology Coming in 2019

Brand New DS620slim NAS Drive from Synology Uncovered Arriving later in 2019, the brand new Synology DS620slim has been revealed at Taipei in the Synology Solution Exhibition and though we were already informed of a few of the up and coming units in advance (a rare thing from Synology), it is still great to know […]

The UC3200 RackStation NAS from Synology Finally Revealed

Brand New UC3200 NAS Drive from Synology Fully 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 UC3200 Rackstation NAS from Synology (First revealed late last year as the UC300) is definitely […]

NEW Synology E10M20 NVMe and 10Gbe Eabled PCIe Card Revealed

Brand New E10M20 10G and NVMe SSD Card from Synology Uncovered Good news for those looking to find out about brand new network attached storage upgrades from the guys at Synology, we are at the Synology Solution Exhibition in Taiwan and are being treated to find out what the company has in store for the […]

Brand New Synology DVA3219 NAS Drive on Show

Brand New DVA3219 NAS Drive from Synology Uncovered Whether you know it as the DS1419dva or the DVA3219, the brand new Synology Surveillance NAS is now fully confirmed and now with much, much more information on the specifications and capabilities of the new AI-powered and deep video analysis NAS based NVR. When we first mentioned […]

The New Synology DS419slim NAS Revealed

A New 2.5” Synology NAS Revealed – The DS419slim 4-Bay Of all the NAS drives that have been revealed at the Synology Solutions Exhibition in Taipei, the one that left me the most puzzled was the newly revealed DS419slim 2.5” NAS 4-Bay NAS. For those that subscribe to this blog (thank you btw) or for […]

Using SSD Trim on a Synology NAS

SSD Trim and Synology NAS In the last couple of years, solid state drives have increasingly gained popularity. It is also probable that you have read or at least heard someone else talking about how fast an SSD (Solid State Drive) is compared to traditional hard drives. If you are already using one or you […]

Synology DS119j NAS Vs QNAP TS-128A NAS Comparison

Synology DS119j vs QNAP TS-128A Budget NAS Comparison When it comes to buying your first NAS Drive, you would be forgiven for wanting to save a few quid. Alongside big and expensive NAS that promises insanely high performance, hidden there in the background are a number of much more, admittedly lower powered, budget-friendly NAS servers […]