Storage Reviews


Western Digital Sentinel DS6100

Reviews 31 Oct, 2013 Dave Mitchell

WD’s Sentinel DS6100 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials offer an interesting network storage proposition to SMBs.


HP MSA 2040 Storage review

Reviews 10 Oct, 2013 Dave Mitchell

HP brings 16Gbps Fibre Channel to the masses with the affordable and expandable MSA 2040.


Google Drive review

Reviews 22 Jul, 2013 Stuart Andrews

Google Drive doesn't have the same features as its rivals cheap and is a good fit for firms using Google Apps.


Dropbox review

Reviews 19 Jul, 2013 Stuart Andrews

Dropbox is probably the most famous cloud storage service and some new features make it even more attractive.


Dot Hill AssuredSAN Pro 5000 review

Reviews 26 Jun, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Dot Hill’s latest AssuredSAN Pro 5000 delivers fast real-time data migration and automated tiering at an affordable price.


Synology DiskStation DS1813+ review

Reviews 20 Jun, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Synology’s latest DS1813+ desktop NAS appliance is packed with features and more ports than you can shake a stick at.


HP StoreEasy 3830 Gateway Storage review

Reviews 12 Jun, 2013 Dave Mitchell

HP’s StoreEasy 3830 aims to make your SAN more versatile with its combination of WS2012 and classy ProLiant Gen8 hardware.


Asustor AS-606T review

Reviews 22 Apr, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Asustor is a newcomer to the SMB NAS market and its AS-606T lays down a challenge to the establishment. Should they be worried?


Buffalo Technology TeraStation 7120r Enterprise review

Reviews 18 Apr, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Buffalo makes its first foray into the enterprise with a NAS/IP SAN storage appliance is a solid effort, but there is room to improve.


Seagate Wireless Plus 1TB review

Reviews 5 Mar, 2013 Mike Jennings

A good looking wireless drive, which is let down by performance and price.

Broadberry CyberStore 316S-WSS

Broadberry CyberStore 316S-WSS review

Reviews 15 Feb, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Broadberry delivers the first Windows Storage Server 2012 appliance and we bring you the lowdown on Microsoft’s storage-centric OS.


HP StoreEver LTO-6 Ultrium 6250 review

Reviews 14 Feb, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Tape is alive and we take a look to see if HP's big performance claims live up to the hype.

Buffalo Technology TeraStation

Buffalo Technology TeraStation TS5800 review

Reviews 7 Feb, 2013 Dave Mitchell

The latest TeraStation TS5800 offers an Atom CPU, DDR3 memory and combined NAS and IP SAN operations

Synology RackStation RS10613xs+

Synology RackStation RS10613xs+ review

Reviews 23 Jan, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Synology’s RS10613xs+ storage appliance combines SAS 6Gb/sec, SSD caching and 10-Gigabit support with a huge expansion potential. But can it compete in the network storage premier league?

Viridian PC

Viridian PC Systems OfficeStor Express review

Reviews 15 Jan, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Viridian’s goal is to offer the ‘finest range of home and small business servers in the world’. We test its OfficeStor Express and find out if the competition should be worried.

Netgear ReadyData 5200

Netgear ReadyDATA 5200 review

Reviews 2 Jan, 2013 Dave Mitchell

The new ReadyDATA storage appliances move Netgear into the enterprise storage space. Data protection features and 10GbE performance are very good but our lab tests show its deduplication delivers modest storage savings.

AmpliStor - Rack

Amplidata AmpliStor review

Reviews 17 Dec, 2012 Dave Mitchell

A more cost effective alternative to Petabyte sized RAID arrays, the AmpliStor is easy to manage and is highly scalable. Its BitSpread technology has significantly lower overheads than RAID, performs better and provides higher levels of data protection.

Synology DS213air

Synology DS213air review

Reviews 12 Nov, 2012 Gareth Halfacree

This NAS box is powered by an Intel Atom chip and comes with a capacity of up to 8TB. But is the DS213air worth the £250 price?

iStorage diskAshur 3.0

iStorage diskAshur 3.0 review

Reviews 19 Jul, 2012 Khidr Suleman

A portable hard drive with built in cable and 256-bit encryption makes this device ideal for storing confidential information. Even if file transfer speeds are a tad on the slow side...

Thecus N10850 - Front

Thecus TopTower N10850 review

Reviews 19 Jul, 2012 Dave Mitchell

A big 44cm NAS appliance, the 10-bay N10850 is cheap, fast and packed with features. However, build quality and design let it down.