network attached storage (NAS)

Can you put SSDs in a NAS?
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network attached storage (NAS)

Can you put SSDs in a NAS?

Most NAS drives will accept SSDs as well as mechanical hard drives - we look at whether it's a good idea
17 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
Best NAS drives 2021
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network attached storage (NAS)

Best NAS drives 2021

The perfect NAS drive for every use case, from a home office all the way to the enterprise
12 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
Qnap TS-873A review: A supremely versatile business NAS
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-873A review: A supremely versatile business NAS

Great performance and a choice of operating systems make this an excellent appliance
26 Jul 2021
Synology DVA3221 review: Much more than a NAS
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network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DVA3221 review: Much more than a NAS

This surveillance solution is easy to deploy and packed with useful video analysis tools
22 Jul 2021
Synology DiskStation DS1821+ review: Hard to fault
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network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DiskStation DS1821+ review: Hard to fault

A powerful desktop NAS offering every storage feature an SMB is likely to need at a very fair price
1 Jul 2021
Western Digital to provide recovery services for hacked NAS drives
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malware

Western Digital to provide recovery services for hacked NAS drives

Users affected by the cyber attack will be able to upgrade to a new My Cloud device
30 Jun 2021
Western Digital NAS drive owners told to unplug their devices after malware attacks
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Server & storage

Western Digital NAS drive owners told to unplug their devices after malware attacks

Company confirms spate of factory resets were triggered remotely
25 Jun 2021
Synology RackStation RS2421RP+ review: AMD to the rescue
Synology RackStation RS2421RP+
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology RackStation RS2421RP+ review: AMD to the rescue

This capacious rack NAS offers a big speed boost over its Atom-powered predecessor
17 Jun 2021
Western Digital My Cloud Pro Series PR4100 review: A worthy out-of-the-box option
The Western Digital My Cloud Pro Series PR4100
network attached storage (NAS)

Western Digital My Cloud Pro Series PR4100 review: A worthy out-of-the-box option

It’s short on apps, but the PR4100 provides an easily managed private cloud for file sharing and backup
14 Jun 2021
Synology RackStation RS4021xs+ review: A familiar face
Synology RackStation RS4021xs+ front and rear
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology RackStation RS4021xs+ review: A familiar face

Synology’s speedy high-capacity rack NAS gets a new name and more memory - but no upgrades
10 Jun 2021
Qsan XCubeNAS XN7016R review: A big rack for big business
Qsan XCubeNAS XN7016R front and rear
network attached storage (NAS)

Qsan XCubeNAS XN7016R review: A big rack for big business

A very expandable rack NAS that’s big on performance and loaded with high-end data protection features
9 Jun 2021
Qnap TS-h973AX review: Our top-choice desktop NAS
The Qnap TS-h973AX
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-h973AX review: Our top-choice desktop NAS

A versatile and powerful network storage superhero with a sharp focus on data security and protection
4 Jun 2021
Qnap TS-1886XU-RP review: Qnap caches in on storage performance
Qnap TS-1886XU-RP review
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-1886XU-RP review: Qnap caches in on storage performance

An affordable hybrid storage appliance that gives a big boost to heavy workloads
27 May 2021
Qnap QGD-3014-16PT review: A clever combo
The front and rear of the Qnap QGD-3014-16PT
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap QGD-3014-16PT review: A clever combo

A smart partnership of NAS appliance and PoE switch well suited to surveillance duties
25 May 2021
Synology RackStation RS1221RP+ review: Short and sweet
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network attached storage (NAS)

Synology RackStation RS1221RP+ review: Short and sweet

It’s noisy, but this short-depth rack NAS delivers great performance and top-notch data protection
21 May 2021
Qnap TS-h2490FU QuTS hero edition review: Smash hit flash
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-h2490FU QuTS hero edition review: Smash hit flash

A high-performance NVMe all-Flash array at an unbelievably low price
18 May 2021
Synology DiskStation DS1621+ review: A speedy desktop contender
Synology DiskStation DS1621+
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DiskStation DS1621+ review: A speedy desktop contender

A flexible 6-bay desktop NAS priced right for small businesses
5 May 2021
Qnap TVS-h1288X QuTS hero Edition review: One heck of a box
Qnap TVS-h1288X QuTS hero Edition
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TVS-h1288X QuTS hero Edition review: One heck of a box

It’s pricey, but this desktop NAS is rich in features and promises enterprise-class data protection
29 Mar 2021
Best SSDs 2021: The top NVMe and SATA drives around
Best SSDs
solid state storage (SSD)

Best SSDs 2021: The top NVMe and SATA drives around

Speed, reliability and value - it’s all here
17 Mar 2021