Dave Mitchell
Server & storage

Qsan XCubeNAS XN7008R review: A practical storage solution

Big on capacity and speed, this meaty rackmount NAS delivers enterprise-class protection at an SMB price
29 May 2020
cloud backup

BackupVault Cloud Backup review: Back(up) to reality

A great choice for SMB data protection, with simple cloud storage costs and fast, slick restore features
28 May 2020

Brother X-Series MFC-J6947DW review: A little MFP that thinks big

A versatile A3 MFP inkjet at a great price – and it’s made even more affordable by the lowest running costs in town
27 May 2020
Server & storage

Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 review: An EPYC core density to make Intel weep

Dell delivers an object lesson in server design
26 May 2020
Server & storage

Lenovo ThinkSystem SE350 Edge Server review: Lenovo gets close to the edge

Lenovo’s near notebook-sized SE350 goes where other servers fear to tread
20 May 2020

Epson WorkForce Pro WF-C5710DWF review: A big MFP at a small price

This printer boasts an impressive range of features, good print quality and low running costs
18 May 2020

Brother MFC-L9570CDW review: Connections to spare

A highly flexible colour MFP that’s great value, packed with features and extremely well connected
15 May 2020
business software

SafeSend Email Security for Outlook review: A great solution for security-conscious SMBs

An invaluable last line of defence against Outlook email disasters that’s easy to deploy and manage
14 May 2020
wifi & hotspots

EnGenius SkyKey review: Magnetically attractive

A convenient and affordable plug-and-play solution for remotely managing EnGenius wireless APs
12 May 2020

Lexmark MC3224adwe review: Compact and affordable

It’s expensive to run, but this desk-friendly colour laser delivers good output quality, security and print features
11 May 2020

Kyocera Ecosys M6635cidn review: Powerfully good value

A laser MFP with great access controls and all the versatility of the HyPAS app system
7 May 2020
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology SA3200D review: Storage duality for SMBs

Synology delivers affordable highly available storage, although automatic failover isn’t transparent
1 May 2020
Server & storage

ExaGrid EX21000E review: Super-efficient backup storage

Massive scale-out storage with great data reduction rates and an innovative landing zone
14 Apr 2020
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