Server Reviews


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.


HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 review

Reviews 1 Jan, 2014 Dave Mitchell

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


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.


Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600 review

Reviews 18 Dec, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Offering a big boost in security features and performance, Dell SonicWALL NAS 2600 remains affordable for SMBs.


Qsan Technology TrioNAS U221 review

Reviews 4 Dec, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Qsan’s storage appliance combines fast 10GbE performance with ZFS data protection and it's good value.


Seagate Business Storage 8-Bay Rack Appliance review

Reviews 28 Nov, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Firm debuts the world’s first 8-drive 1U rack appliance.


Synology RackStation RS2414RP+ review

Reviews 13 Nov, 2013 Dave Mitchell

The RS2414RP+ is Synology’s first 12-bay business rack NAS appliance but is the Atom CPU up to the job?


HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 v2 review

Reviews 4 Nov, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Don’t be fooled by the small size, this entry-level rack server is powered by Intel's Xeon range.


Western Digital Sentinel RX4100 review

Reviews 3 Oct, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Does Western Digital’s first rack mount NAS appliance challenge established vendors?


Boston Value Series 361 G8 review

Reviews 17 Sep, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Intel's latest E5-2600 V2 Xeons provide high power and embedded protection.