Server Reviews

4 Enterprise VA review

Reviews 27 Aug, 2014 Dave Mitchell

UK-based virtualised server load balancing at good value


HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 review

Reviews 11 Aug, 2014 Dave Mitchell

HP’s popular little MicroServer gets a complete Gen8 makeover and some quality remote management features.


Qnap TS-EC1279U-SAS-RP review

Reviews 28 Jul, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Qnap aims for the enterprise but SAS performance of its 12-bay NAS appliance doesn’t justify the high price.


Lenovo ThinkServer TD340 review

Reviews 18 Jul, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Lenovo’s ThinkServer TD340 tower server packs in the storage and beats Dell in the value stakes


Dell PowerEdge R920 review

Reviews 4 Jul, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Powered by Intel’s latest E7 v2 Xeon processors, the PowerEdge R920 also beats HP alternatives when it comes to storage features


Dot Hill AssuredSAN Ultra48 review

Reviews 19 May, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Cramming 48 SFF drives into 2U of rack space marks an industry first


Dell PowerEdge T20 review

Reviews 9 May, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Is the PowerEdge T20 the perfect server for small businesses and SOHOs?


Netgear ReadyDATA 516 review

Reviews 25 Apr, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Is the ReadyDATA 516 the world’s most advanced desktop storage device?


WD Arkeia DA2300 review

Reviews 10 Apr, 2014 Dave Mitchell

WD’s latest Arkeia desktop backup appliances are excellent value but do they have the performance to match?


Lenovo ThinkServer RD640 review

Reviews 26 Mar, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Lenovo’s ThinkServer RD640 rack server doesn't have the feature set to beat alternatives from Dell and HP.


Qsan AegisSAN Q500-P20-D316 review

Reviews 21 Mar, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Qsan’s AegisSAN Q500-P20 appliance delivers an affordable 10-Gigabit IP SAN solution to SMBs.


HP ProLiant DL580 Gen8 review

Reviews 11 Mar, 2014 Dave Mitchell

HP goes RISC hunting with the first Xeon E7 v2 server to market.


Qnap TS-EC879U-RP (2014) review

Reviews 5 Mar, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Qnap’s 8-bay NAS appliance offers top speed and has interesting virtualisation features on the horizon.


Boston Quattro 1396-T review

Reviews 28 Feb, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Boston’s new Quattro 1396-T uses an innovative design to take rack server density to the next level.


Dell EqualLogic PS6210XV review

Reviews 19 Feb, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Dell’s next generation of EqualLogic IP SAN disk arrays are injected with features that provide a big boost in performance.


Tandberg Data BizNAS R400 review

Reviews 6 Feb, 2014 Dave Mitchell

The R400 may be light on storage features but you won’t find a 1U rack with better Dropbox support.


Check Point 1100 Appliance review

Reviews 24 Jan, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Check Point’s 1100 Appliance offers plug and play enterprise level security at an affordable price.


Barracuda Backup Server 490 review

Reviews 30 Dec, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Barracuda’s Backup Server 490 streamlines your entire on-site, off-site and cloud data backup strategies with a single solution.


Dell PowerEdge R720 (2014) review

Reviews 26 Dec, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Dell’s flagship 2U rack server gets a big boost with Xeon E5-2600 v2 CPUs, faster memory and lightning quick SSD read caching.


Dell PowerEdge M1000e review

Reviews 20 Dec, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Dell beefs up its blade server with higher CPU densities, an innovative IP SAN blade and 40GbE converged Ethernet.