Dave Mitchell
Server & storage

Dell PowerEdge R6515 review: Core competence, epic value

A compact, core-heavy EPYC 7002 rack server packed with great features
31 Mar 2020
Server & storage

Synology UC3200 review: Reliable IP SANs at a rock bottom price

Synology’s first active/active storage array delivers perfect failover
30 Mar 2020
cyber security

How to protect your business from cyber attacks

Hackers are always looking for new, lucrative targets. Unified threat management appliances can help reinforce your defences
28 Mar 2020

Netgear WAC564 review: A first-class mesh system

An affordable 802.11ac access point with good performance and mesh support for easy expansion
27 Mar 2020
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

3CX Phone System Pro 16 Update 4 review: Simply the best

If you’re prepared to host your own IP PBX, then look no further
26 Mar 2020
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

Voip Unlimited Voip Exchange review: Smart and simple

This cloud-based VoIP system is easy to manage and comes with plenty of useful features as standard
24 Mar 2020
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

Gradwell Wave review: Fuss-free phoning

Easy deployment and great call features make this a likeable cloud VoIP service – and it’s good value
18 Mar 2020
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

Sipgate Team review: Cost-conscious cloud calling

An affordable hosted service for small businesses, with flexible licensing plans and good call-handling features
16 Mar 2020
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap Guardian QGD-1600P review: An ideal all-in-one appliance

This ingenious appliance conveniently combines NAS and PoE switch functions – for an irresistible price
12 Mar 2020
Server & storage

Infortrend EonStor GS 3016 Gen2 review: Super-fast storage at a great price

A versatile and powerful unified storage array with a great set of features
6 Mar 2020
unified threat management (UTM)

Sophos XG 135w Rev. 3 review: The full package

Exceptional wired and wireless security, teamed up with great performance and remote management
25 Feb 2020
unified threat management (UTM)

WatchGuard Firebox T70 review: Compact but capable

Top performance and a great set of security and management options
24 Feb 2020
unified threat management (UTM)

Zyxel NSG200 review: A fine spread of features

A fully featured appliance offering cloud management and zero-touch deployment at a knock-down price
21 Feb 2020

Netop Remote Control 12.77 review: A connection for every occasion

This versatile support tool is backed up with extensive access security
20 Feb 2020

Ubiquiti Networks UniFi Dream Machine review: A dream come true

This remarkable appliance serves up true business-class network services at a great price
20 Feb 2020
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology RackStation RS820RP+ review: Powerful, but pricey

A slimline rack NAS with a fair turn of speed and superb data-protection features – it’s not cheap, though
13 Feb 2020

Panda Adaptive Defense 360 review

Panda’s innovative cloud endpoint protection service fills the gaps other security solutions leave behind
6 Feb 2020
network attached storage (NAS)

Buffalo Technology TeraStation TS3420RN review: Simple, secure NAS at a great price

A no-frills multi-Gigabit NAS appliance with a good turn of speed
4 Feb 2020
cyber security

WatchGuard Firebox T35-Rugged review: Industrial-strength security

This affordable appliance delivers a wealth of security services to places where competitors fear to tread
30 Jan 2020
Network & Internet

Paessler PRTG Network Monitor 19.4 review: Outstanding cloud monitoring

An affordable and feature-rich monitoring solution that will keep an eye on just about anything on your network
29 Jan 2020
Network & Internet

SolarWinds NPM 2019.4 review: A monitoring masterclass

A great set of monitoring and performance tools, presented in a slick and customisable web console
23 Jan 2020
Server & storage

Broadberry CyberStore 212WSS-NVME review: Top tiered storage

A powerful Windows-based storage server offering great performance at a very tempting price
22 Jan 2020
Network & Internet

ManageEngine OpManager Plus 12.4 review: Ideal for VM monitoring

Simple licensing and a good set of built-in features make this a fine monitoring choice that’s easy to manage
21 Jan 2020
Network & Internet

AdRem NetCrunch 10.7 review: Monitoring in a flash

Not the cheapest, but a worthy choice for anyone seeking a quick, easy way to get the big network picture
15 Jan 2020
cloud storage

Buyer’s guide to cloud file sharing

Discover how to pick the right cloud file-sharing service for your business
11 Jan 2020
Server & storage

Synology FlashStation FS3400: Same old, same old

Synology’s latest SMB all-Flash appliance gets a rebadge but no upgrade
9 Jan 2020
Server & storage

Broadberry CyberServe R182-Z90 review: Gigabyte’s EPYC gamble pays off handsomely

A core-heavy EPYC 7002 server at an unbelievably good price
7 Jan 2020
cloud storage

Citrix ShareFile review: Slick collaboration, stonking price

An affordable cloud service that’s easy to manage and perfect for businesses that need to share huge files
20 Dec 2019
wifi & hotspots

Ubiquiti Networks UniFi UAP FlexHD review: Delightfully discreet

A small but mighty wireless AP, with enterprise-class management services thrown in at no extra cost
18 Dec 2019

Lexmark C3224dw review: Cheap, but not necessarily good value

A cheap colour laser with great output quality and plenty of features, but running costs are very high
14 Dec 2019
cloud storage

1&1 Ionos HiDrive Business Pro review: Simple but unsophisticated

Good, simple cloud file sharing – but administrative controls are minimal and it’s comparatively pricey
13 Dec 2019
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-883XU review: A NAS speed demon

It’s pricey, but this star performer delivers a wealth of storage features and data protection apps
11 Dec 2019
cloud storage

Box Business Plus review: Cloud storage that’s very hard to beat

Business cloud collaboration at its best, with unlimited storage, tight security and great management features
9 Dec 2019
cloud storage

Tresorit Business review: The Fort Knox of cloud storage

An emphasis on security makes this cloud service perfect for anyone handling sensitive data
5 Dec 2019

Xerox VersaLink C500DN review: Appy days

An expansive app library makes this affordable printer exceptionally versatile – and it’s fast, too
3 Dec 2019