Dave Mitchell
Dell EMC PowerEdge R650 review: A slim and mighty server
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Server & storage

Dell EMC PowerEdge R650 review: A slim and mighty server

Dell EMC takes server performance, expansion and processing density to new heights
27 Oct 2021
Retrospect Backup 18.1 review: Makes light work of backups
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backup software

Retrospect Backup 18.1 review: Makes light work of backups

A strong solution with good management features for backing up physical servers and workstations - if not VMs
26 Oct 2021
Netgear WAX620 review: Remarkably good value
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routers

Netgear WAX620 review: Remarkably good value

A high-performing AX3600 Wi-Fi 6 access point with classy cloud management services and a perfect price for SMBs
21 Oct 2021
Barracuda Backup 490 review: A complete data-protection solution in a box
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Server & storage

Barracuda Backup 490 review: A complete data-protection solution in a box

This dedicated appliance is quick to deploy and easy to manage, with joined-up local and cloud backup services
20 Oct 2021
Veritas Backup Exec 21.3 review: Covers every angle
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backup software

Veritas Backup Exec 21.3 review: Covers every angle

A dependable onsite backup platform with cloud support, extensive recovery features and SMB-friendly licensing
14 Oct 2021
Nakivo Backup & Replication 10.4 review: A superb option
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backup

Nakivo Backup & Replication 10.4 review: A superb option

A versatile and affordable backup solution with unbeatable platform support and a great set of features
11 Oct 2021
Commvault Metallic review: All about that BaaS
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backup

Commvault Metallic review: All about that BaaS

A slick backup solution with a big choice of protection modules and easily manageable costs
30 Sep 2021
Qnap TS-h3088XU-RP review: Super-dense SSDs at a great price
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flash storage

Qnap TS-h3088XU-RP review: Super-dense SSDs at a great price

An affordable AFA with great 25GbE performance and more SSD bays than anyone else
27 Sep 2021
ISL Online review: Simplicity itself
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remote access

ISL Online review: Simplicity itself

This hosted service offers tight access security and great mobile support – and it’s easy to manage too
24 Sep 2021
TP-Link TL-SG3210XHP-M2 review: Any port in a storm
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network switches

TP-Link TL-SG3210XHP-M2 review: Any port in a storm

An affordable multi-Gig PoE+ switch with a big power budget and management features to match
23 Sep 2021
EnGenius ECW260 review: Braving the elements
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routers

EnGenius ECW260 review: Braving the elements

A heavily armoured outdoor Wi-Fi 6 AP offering great performance and cloud management at a good price
22 Sep 2021
NetSupport Manager 12.8.6 review: Superb on-prem support
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remote access

NetSupport Manager 12.8.6 review: Superb on-prem support

A classy on-premises support solution at a good price that includes secure access for remote workers
21 Sep 2021
Kodak S2085f review: A ferociously fast network scanner
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peripherals

Kodak S2085f review: A ferociously fast network scanner

Those who need to scan on an industrial scale won’t be disappointed
20 Sep 2021
LogMeIn GoToAssist Remote Support 5 review: A great support package
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business software

LogMeIn GoToAssist Remote Support 5 review: A great support package

Uncomplicated cloud-based remote support that’s easy to use, well featured and very affordable
17 Sep 2021
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1600 review: Unparalleled cloud support
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peripherals

Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1600 review: Unparalleled cloud support

Perfect for SMBs and homeworkers, combining fast desktop scanning with fantastic cloud support
16 Sep 2021
Canon imageFORMULA DR-M260 review: The ideal workhorse
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peripherals

Canon imageFORMULA DR-M260 review: The ideal workhorse

This speedy scanner is ideal for scan-hungry SMBs, and comes with a high-quality software package
14 Sep 2021
ConnectWise Control 21.8 review: A sterling support solution
ConnectWise Control 21.8
remote access

ConnectWise Control 21.8 review: A sterling support solution

A cloud-hosted support solution with a smart feature set and distinctive custom branding options
13 Sep 2021
Brother ADS-2700W review: A simple and speedy desktop scanner
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peripherals

Brother ADS-2700W review: A simple and speedy desktop scanner

It has limited cloud support but this network scanner delivers great quality and speed at a good price
10 Sep 2021
Parallels Remote Application Server 18 review: An ideal hybrid working environment
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virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

Parallels Remote Application Server 18 review: An ideal hybrid working environment

An affordable and secure VDI solution that’s easy to set up and perfectly poised for remote working
8 Sep 2021
DrayTek VigorSwitch P2100 review: A very appealing general-purpose switch
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network switches

DrayTek VigorSwitch P2100 review: A very appealing general-purpose switch

A low-cost PoE switch with oodles of options for management and strong surveillance skills
6 Sep 2021
Qnap TS-h1283XU-RP review: Well-endowed NAS storage
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-h1283XU-RP review: Well-endowed NAS storage

A versatile storage appliance with Xeon E-2200 power and heaps of 10GbE ports
1 Sep 2021
Qsan XCubeNAS XN8012S review: SAS storage, super price
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qsan XCubeNAS XN8012S review: SAS storage, super price

A hugely expandable rack NAS that’s just as big on value and performance
24 Aug 2021
Lexmark MC3326i review: A tempting proposition
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Hardware

Lexmark MC3326i review: A tempting proposition

A capable MFP with good speeds, great quality and handy cloud features – just watch out for running costs
19 Aug 2021
Kyocera Ecosys M6235cidn review: Worth splashing out on
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Kyocera Ecosys M6235cidn review: Worth splashing out on

A formidable colour laser MFP with good output quality, low running costs and a real turn of speed
12 Aug 2021
Epson EcoTank ET-5880 review: Phenomenally low running costs
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peripherals

Epson EcoTank ET-5880 review: Phenomenally low running costs

Print speeds are variable, but this business inkjet is well featured, easy to use and extremely cheap to run
5 Aug 2021
Asustor Lockerstor 8 AS6508T review: A speedy customer
network attached storage (NAS)

Asustor Lockerstor 8 AS6508T review: A speedy customer

A flexible NAS with great performance, a strong set of business-class apps and plenty of fast network ports
4 Aug 2021
Buffalo TeraStation TS3420DN review: A NAS you can trust
network attached storage (NAS)

Buffalo TeraStation TS3420DN review: A NAS you can trust

A functional NAS with great 2.5GbE performance and data protection features at a very reasonable price
4 Aug 2021
Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud review: Merciless against malware
endpoint security

Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud review: Merciless against malware

Easily managed and good value, Kaspersky is a great choice for small businesses
4 Aug 2021
Ubiquiti Networks UniFi Dream Machine review: A dream come true
routers

Ubiquiti Networks UniFi Dream Machine review: A dream come true

This remarkable appliance serves up true business-class network services at a great price
4 Aug 2021
Zyxel Unified Pro WAX650S review: A tempting Wi-Fi-6 upgrade
wifi & hotspots

Zyxel Unified Pro WAX650S review: A tempting Wi-Fi-6 upgrade

A great next-gen AP with excellent performance, classy cloud management and a fine set of features
4 Aug 2021
Canon imageFormula DR-S150 review: Just walk up and scan
peripherals

Canon imageFormula DR-S150 review: Just walk up and scan

A highly capable network scanner that’s versatile, appealingly compact and supremely easy to use
4 Aug 2021
Retrospect Backup 17 review: An IT institution
backup software

Retrospect Backup 17 review: An IT institution

This comprehensive backup solution covers all the bases, with effortless deployment and flexible licensing
4 Aug 2021
Netop Remote Control 12.77 review: A connection for every occasion
Software

Netop Remote Control 12.77 review: A connection for every occasion

This versatile support tool is backed up with extensive access security
4 Aug 2021
Broadberry CyberServe SP2 208-8I G3 review: Optane a-gogo
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Server & storage

Broadberry CyberServe SP2 208-8I G3 review: Optane a-gogo

A mighty server package for the price with a big helping of blisteringly fast Intel Optane 200 PMEMs
2 Aug 2021
Canon i-Sensys MF744Cdw review: A one-touch wonder
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peripherals

Canon i-Sensys MF744Cdw review: A one-touch wonder

A low-cost colour laser MFP with great connectivity, good security and a whole library of useful apps
29 Jul 2021