QNAP TVS-951X 5+4 Bay NAS Reviewed

Today, network storage devices are becoming the norm in most homes and small to medium enterprises. Whilst we all have access to cloud-based storage, internet speeds here in Australia and other countries still make NAS devices an attractive alternative for backups and content sharing. QNAPs latest offering in this space is the TVS-951X. As with […]

Qnap QSW-1208-8C 12-Port Unmanaged 10GbE Switch (SFP+ and RJ45) Reviewed

As our thirst for media-rich content and needing to be connected continues to grow, a gigabit network switch is no longer enough. To meet growing data demands at home or in a small to medium enterprise, manufacturers have been slowly releasing more affordable, higher speed switches. Among them, 10GbE network switches are one of the […]

QNAP TS-453BT3 4-Bay Thunderbolt 3 NAS Reviewed

QNAP’s TS-453BT3 is a compact, beautifully designed NAS that appears well suited for file sharing and multimedia editing. In addition to being a 4 disk NAS, it also includes dual Thunderbolt™ 3 ports, compatible with both Mac and Windows, dual SSD M.2 drives and 10GbE connectivity. Targeting the higher end home and small office user, […]

Introducing the QNAP TS-877 – The First Ever AMD Ryzen Powered NAS Reviewed

Ever since its release in Q1 2017, the AMD Ryzen series of affordable CPUs has thrown down a new benchmark in affordable performance. QNAP has become the first NAS brand to incorporate these powerful new AMD processors with the release of the TS-x77 series of NAS. The storage hardware is primarily aimed at business customers, […]

QNAP TS-431XeU-2G-US 4-bay 1U Short-Depth Rackmount NAS (10GbE) Reviewed

TS-431XeU – A Budget NAS Champion? In the NAS market for home and SMB users, QNAP is a well-known name. The Taiwan based company has a wide range of Network Accessed Storage (NAS), Network Video Recorder (NVR), and Digital Signage (DS) devices. They have been in business since 2004, and have a foothold in the […]

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. […]

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 […]