Crucial MX500 1TB 3D NAND SATA 2.5 Inch Internal SSD (CT1000MX500SSD1) Reviewed

Crucial is a brand that has not really competed with top-tier enthusiast-level manufacturers in the past. Most of their products have been in the mid-tier, budget consumer segment. But with a leadership restructuring in the recent past, Micron, the parent company, is aiming to break that habit. The MX500 1TB is one of the steps […]

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. […]

Drobo 5N2 NAS Reviewed

Drobo has recently introduced their latest network appliance, the 5N2. An upgraded version of the 5N, the 5N2 offers many of the same features, and even looks very similar. A network storage solution, the Drobo 5N2 is designed to protect your data with the least amount of effort on the user’s part so that things […]

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 […]

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 […]