Server & storage

RAID levels explained

We break down the difference between the various RAID configurations
30 Sep 2019
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DiskStation DS916+ review

Synology puts some serious NAS power on your desktop
15 Jun 2016
network attached storage (NAS)

Asustor AS6204T review

Asustor launches a cheap Braswell-powered NAS appliance
5 May 2016
network attached storage (NAS)

Thecus N5810 review

This affordable small business NAS has some growing pains
26 Apr 2016
Server & storage

Dell PowerEdge R330 review

This Skylake rack server will give your business the edge
11 Feb 2016
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-1263U-RP review

Qnap’s affordable business NAS appliance comes 10GbE-ready out of the box
7 Jan 2016
Server & storage

Dell PowerEdge R430 review

Dell’s PowerEdge R430 offers an impressive compute power for space-constrained racks
29 May 2015
The Synology RS3411xs.
Server & storage

Synology RackStation RS3411xs review

Synology's new rack mount NAS appliance makes the move to a Core i3 processor, is 10-Gigabit Ethernet ready and has dual Infiniband ports giving it ma…
19 Dec 2011
The QNap TS-879 Pro
Server & storage

QNap TS-879 Pro TurboNAS review

QNap's latest desktop NAS box is its first to use a Core i3 processor and along with SATA3 disk support, it's 10-Gigabit Ethernet ready and packed wit…
5 Dec 2011
The Enhance UltraStor RS16 IP-4
Server & storage

Enhance Technology UltraStor RS16 IP-4 review

Enhance Technology's latest IP SAN appliance has value, expansion potential and performance high on its agenda. In this exclusive review Dave Mitchell…
2 Dec 2011
Infortrend EonStor ESDS S16S-R2240-4
Server & storage

Infortrend EonStor ESDS S16S-R2240-4 review

InforTrend's latest high-speed DAS appliance provides a simple method of expanding storage for multiple application servers. In this exclusive review,…
9 Nov 2011
The Dell PowerEdge T110 II
Server & storage

Dell PowerEdge T110 II review

Dell wants to convince small businesses to throw out their old desktop and get a real server instead. Dave Mitchell thinks its latest Xeon E3 equipped…
7 Sep 2011
Buffalo TeraStation Pro 8 Bay
Server & storage

Buffalo TeraStation Pro 8 Bay review

Buffalo has been lagging behind the competition in the business NAS market, but its latest TeraStation Pro has been revamped. There's an Atom processo…
18 Aug 2011
The Promise Pegasus R6
Server & storage

Promise Pegasus R6 review

The first Thunderbolt storage array is finally here and it blitzes through our benchmarks at astonishing speeds.
15 Aug 2011
The QNap TS-559 Pro II TurboNAS
Server & storage

QNap TS-559 Pro II TurboNAS review

QNap's next generation of NAS appliances support SATA3 hard disks, have USB3 ports and support some interesting cloud backup services. Dave Mitchell p…
2 Aug 2011
The Synology RackStation RS2211+
Server & storage

Synology RackStation RS2211+ review

Synology gets serious about expansion as its new RS2211+ is the first to use an Infiniband connection and can scale to an impressive 66TB. Dave Mitche…
27 Jul 2011
Iomega StorCenter px4-300r
Server & storage

Iomega StorCenter px4-300r review

Iomega claims its latest rack mount NAS appliance claims an improved performance and introduces SMBs to its Personal Cloud feature. Dave Mitchell thin…
13 Jul 2011
The Promise SmartStor NS4700
storage area network (SAN)

Promise SmartStor NS4700 review

Promise's new SmartStor NAS appliance receives a much needed hardware boost. The NS4700 on review is a lot faster than previous models, but Dave Mitch…
28 Jun 2011
A fire damaged server from the University of Southampton
Server & storage

Miracle Workers: rescuing data from the jaws of disaster

Even if you've dropped your laptop or your server has been set on fire, all hope is not lost. Data recovery companies such as Kroll Ontrack could stil…
24 Jun 2011
The Texas Memory Systems RamSan-710
Server & storage

Texas Memory Systems announces solid state storage array

Storage company claims reduced power and cooling costs with new flash storage array.
1 Jun 2011
The IBM System x3620 M3
Server & storage

IBM System x3620 M3 review

IBM’s System x3620 M3 has a sharp focus on storage-intensive applications, but is it a better choice than HP’s versatile ProLiant DL380 G7? Dave Mitch…
11 Apr 2011
The IBM System x3755 M3
Server & storage

IBM System x3755 M3 review

IBM’s latest System x3755 M3 is its first rack server to support AMD’s Opteron 6100 processors. It’s taken a very long time to materialise and in this…
4 Apr 2011
The IBM Storwize V7000
Server & storage

IBM Storwize V7000

The new Storwize V7000 is IBM’s first mid-range storage virtualisation platform that’s entirely its own creation. It brings together the best bits fro…
18 Mar 2011