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Best Virtual Machine NAS of the Year

Choosing the Best Virtual Machine NAS Drive of 2020 For those that are not aware, a Virtual Machine (or VM) is a near completely digital alternative to a physical-local-PC in the traditional sense. Yes, you still need a physical user interface (ie a monitor/screen and peripheral controls like a Keyboard, mouse and/or touch screen) and […]

Best 8-Bay NAS Drive of the Year

Choosing the Best 8-Bay NAS Drive of 2020 Hasn’t data storage come a long, LONG way! In just a hand full of years we have gone from the marvels of having gigabytes in our pocket to being able to store hundreds of terabytes on our own home servers! Network Attached Storage (NAS) has been improving […]

Best Plex Media Server NAS of the Year

Choosing the Best Plex NAS Drive of 2020 One of the most popular reasons that home users will buy a network-attached storage NAS system for their home is to use it as a Plex media server. Although many people utilise third-party streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video to watch multimedia, these paid subscription […]

Best 10Gbe NAS of the Year

Choosing the Best 10Gbe NAS Drive of 2020 The popularity and affordability of 10Gbe in 2020 cannot be understated. Over the last few years we have seen this considerably faster network architecture rise in affordability thanks to a number of key manufacturers and technological genius’ making it much lower in price for network hardware brands […]

Best NAS for 10Gbe Storage – 2020

Choosing the Best 10Gbe NAS Drive of 2020 The popularity and affordability of 10Gbe in 2020 cannot be understated. Over the last few years we have seen this considerably faster network architecture rise in affordability thanks to a number of key manufacturers and technological genius’ making it much lower in price for network hardware brands […]

Best NAS for NVR and CCTV – 2020

Choosing the Best Surveillance NAS Drive of 2020 When you consider investing in a NAS drive in your home or business environment, you always want to maximize your investment in this new kind of technology. Systems are designed to do many different things at once and each top tier NAS brand includes a complete software […]

Best NAS for Plex 2020 – $500, $1000 and $2000

Choosing the Best Plex NAS Drive of 2020 One of the most popular reasons that home users will buy a network-attached storage NAS system for their home is to use it as a Plex media server. Although many people utilise third-party streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video to watch multimedia, these paid subscription […]

Best VM NAS to Buy – 2020

Choosing the Best Virtual Machine NAS Drive of 2020 For those that are not aware, a Virtual Machine (or VM) is a near completely digital alternative to a physical-local-PC in the traditional sense. Yes, you still need a physical user interface (ie a monitor/screen and peripheral controls like a Keyboard, mouse and/or touch screen) and […]

Best 8-Bay NAS – 2020

Choosing the Best 8-Bay NAS Drive of 2020 Hasn’t data storage come a long, LONG way! In just a hand full of years we have gone from the marvels of having gigabytes in our pocket to being able to store hundreds of terabytes on our own home servers! Network Attached Storage (NAS) has been improving […]

Best 8-Bay NAS Drive to Buy in 2020

Which 8-Bay NAS Should you Buy in 2020 Some NAS buyers really like to take their storage seriously. If you are looking for real future-proofing in terms of network and internet accessible storage for your desktop, then an 8-Bay network storage device is very much the sweet spot for capacity Vs ability. They may seem […]

Best 10Gbe NAS Drive of 2019

Top 3 NAS for 10Gbe of the Year The importance of 10-gigabit ethernet (10Gbe) in 2018 cannot be understated. With advances in affordability and the utility of this kind of hardware, many users are now making the jump into this faster more efficient means of improving their workflow. Not so long ago, most companies/businesses that […]

Best Thunderbolt NAS of 2019

Top 3 NAS for Thunderbolt 3 of the Year Data is getting bigger in 2019 and if you need fast access to big data, you are going to have a bad time. For those working in creative industries (yes, I am talking about ALOT of Mac users here) the innovation of Thunderbolt being incorporated into […]

Top 3 10Gbe NAS Drives

Top 3 NAS for 10Gbe of the Year The importance of 10-gigabit ethernet (10Gbe) in 2018 cannot be understated. With advances in affordability and the utility of this kind of hardware, many users are now making the jump into this faster more efficient means of improving their workflow. Not so long ago, most companies/businesses that […]

Top 3 Thunderbolt 3 NAS Drives

Top 3 NAS for Thunderbolt 3 of the Year Data is getting bigger in 2019 and if you need fast access to big data, you are going to have a bad time. For those working in creative industries (yes, I am talking about ALOT of Mac users here) the innovation of Thunderbolt being incorporated into […]

Best NAS for ProRes RAW Video Editing

Best NAS for Massive RAW Video Files Good afternoon, I have been a keen reader of your page, and watcher of your youtube videos so please excuse me if I should know the answer to some of these queries! I am looking at getting a QNAP or Synology NAS and connect via 10Gbe to our […]

QNAP TVS-872XT NAS Plex Tests

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP TVS-872XT NAS Plex Media Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP TVS-872XT device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the QNAP TVS-872XT NAS is […]