QNAP TS-873U-RP-8G 2U 8-bay NAS with iSCSI IP-SAN,10GbE, Redundant PSU Reviewed

A NAS is a ‘Network Attached Storage’ system. With data playing such a pivotal role in so many businesses, it’s becoming increasingly important to find ways to keep it safe and secure. Loss of data or data breaches can result in poor customer service, legal problems and loss of intellectual property or sensitive personal information. […]

An Introduction to Cloud Storage

You’ve probably heard the term ‘cloud storage’ before, but you may be wondering what it is. In this guide, we’ll give you an introduction to cloud storage, including what it is, why it’s useful and we’ll also give you a brief overview of the top cloud storage providers. What is Cloud Storage? Cloud storage is […]

Working From Home – How to Effectively Set Up a Home Office

Working from home is becoming increasingly popular especially in this highly technological age. Apart from being convenient, it is also quite economical, totally eliminating time required for travel as well as the associated costs. One of the drawbacks for many people with working from home though is how to switch to office mode, since the […]

QNAP TS-431X

QNAP TS-431X 4-Bay NAS with 10GbE SFP+ Reviewed

QNAP continue their roll-out of new products aimed at the entry level SMB market with the release of the TS-431X. The QNAP TS-431X is a 4 disk NAS and supports up to 10GbE network speeds with the included 10GbE SFP+ port. Like its older sibling, the TS-531X, QNAP have continued to utilise processor technology from […]

QNAP QTS 4.3.3

Taipei-based Quality Network Appliance Provider (QNAP) Systems, Inc. with its robust portfolio of network attached storage (NAS) and network video recorder (NVR) offerings have earned for itself a strong position in the storage domain since 2004. All its solution offerings are extremely reliable, state-of-the-art, user-friendly and technology-blended. With that experience, QNAP has curved out a […]

Internet of Things (IoT)

The Benefits of IoT ( Internet of Things)

IoT or Internet of Things is gradually changing the way we live and do things. These days, the application of IoT cuts across all industries and has even found its way to our homes. There is an increasing demand for IoT applications as consumers start to better understand the impact of them on our lives and […]

NAS Servers – A Primer for Beginners

NAS, which stands for Network Attached Storage, is a networked file storage device that allows you to easily store and share your data. Data is one of the most important technology assets in a home or company. Therefore, it is essential to have access to data and to be able to store data safely and […]

QNAP TVS-473 4-Disk NAS Reviewed

QNAP seem to be sharing the love across multiple processor manufacturers by pairing them with products that match their capability. In their latest lineup, the TVS-x73 series, QNAP have partnered with AMD to deliver a NAS solution based on the AMD R-Series Quad-core SoC. We take a look at the 4 disk model which comes […]

QNAP TS-531X 5-Bay NAS with Dual 10GbE SFP+ Ports Reviewed

QNAP are getting pretty serious in the small/medium enterprise market with the TS-531X. The QNAP TS-531X is a 5-bay NAS powered by Amazon’s Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-341 quad-core 1.4 GHz processor. But this isn’t what sets it apart, the TS-531X also comes with dual 10GbE SFP+ ports. QNAP have released a 2GB and 8GB variant, […]