Archive for the ‘NAS’ Category
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 9, 2015 under Highlights 2, NAS
At first glance the QNAP TS-453 Pro has little in common with the TS-453mini we recently reviewed, however they share a fair amount of hardware. In particular both NAS are powered by a Celeron J1900 p... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 23, 2015 under Highlights V, NAS
PowerNAS has used a novel approach during the development of the CMA (it stands for Converged Media Appliance). To their way of thinking this Windows 8.1 PC can act as a replacement for three separate... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 17, 2015 under Highlights 2, NAS
Synology's DiskStation DS715 borrows an interesting feature from the DS1515 that we recently reviewed. Look on the rear panel of this dual bay NAS and you will see that in addition to the dual Gigabit... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 3, 2015 under Highlights, NAS
If you are a fan of model names that describe a product in a fair amount of detail then the PowerNAS Business Mini will be right up your street. PowerNAS offers three families of NAS and this model is... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on August 24, 2015 under Highlights V, NAS, Network
The Personal Cloud from Seagate is essentially a NAS system, but it is not marketed as such. Aimed at families, it allows users to store all their files in a central location and access them anywhere.... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on August 11, 2015 under Highlights, NAS
It may not be immediately apparent that the QNAP TS-453mini is a NAS that accommodates up to four 3.5-inch hard drives. Its tiny footprint (200mmx151mm) requires the bare minimum of shelf space, howev... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 5, 2015 under Computex, NAS, Network, Routers
Synology, a well known maker of network area storage solutions, introduced its first router – the Synology RT1900ac – at Computex. The device boasts all modern technologies as well as integrated N... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 3, 2015 under Computex, NAS
Computex has a lot of exciting products and services on show this year, but for those looking to back up their important files and folders to a local server, ASUSTOR's new collection of NAS drives aim... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Joseph McDonnell on May 14, 2015 under Channel, NAS
At the PC Retail Boot Camp up in Northampton, British storage specialists PowerNAS has just launched its latest consumer and small business products, including a unit known as the Converge Media Appli... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 21, 2015 under Highlights, NAS
The new Synology DS1515 five bay NAS a budget version of the DS1515+ that launched a few months ago and while the price of the DS1515 is significantly lower, the specification hasn't changed a great d... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 12, 2015 under Highlights 2, NAS
Synology's latest single bay NAS is based on the twin-bay DS215j and uses the same processor, memory and configuration of ports and connectors. For some reason Synology has seen fit to change the colo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 2, 2015 under NAS
Synology has announced that it's shuffling around the upstairs management, with the news that a new managing director for the UK, Ireland and Nordic region has been appointed: Mr Yi-Lin Huang. He repl... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 1, 2015 under Highlights 2, NAS
Thecus has come up with something new in the world of NAS with three models that are supplied with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials. These NAS are described by Thecus as the 'World's first Wi... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on December 2, 2014 under NAS
Synology's latest two-bay NAS is the DS215j. This model looks very similar to the DS214 and shares almost all of the features, except for the loss of one USB 3.0 port (you get one USB 3.0 and one USB ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 26, 2014 under NAS
Although the home NAS isn't something that everyone finds a use for, the most popular for those that do, is the two bay version, as it's cheaper, more compact and more in-line with the type of storage... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 20, 2014 under Event, Hard Drives, NAS
Thecus, the Taiwanese NAS company, gathered a group of hacks in Berlin, Germany to announce three new models. These are the W2000, W4000 and W5000 - with the W standing for Windows. In this instance w... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on September 26, 2014 under Event, NAS
If a data disaster strikes a small/medium sized business then, according to Synology, 48% of them will be bankrupt within 12 months and a further 29% will go down before the end of the second year. If... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 22, 2014 under Event, NAS
Mike Chen, Managing Director of Synology UK, kicked off the annual Synology event with a bit of history. Synology was founded in 2000 and created its first NAS in 2004, which means that Synology 2015 ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on September 15, 2014 under Highlights, NAS
Today we are going to look at one of the latest products in Thecus' range of NAS servers - the N2310. This comes in at the bottom of their range, designed for home and small business users on a budg... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 16, 2014 under Highlights 2, NAS
The latest release from Synology's enormous range of NAS is the DS415play. This 4-bay NAS looks pretty much identical to the DS414... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on June 20, 2014 under Computex, Hard Drives, NAS
Most famous for its affordable home/small business solutions, Synology presented a certain amount of balance at Computex recently. For ever cool unit that looks at home on your desktop, Synology also ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 12, 2014 under Highlights-new, NAS
Synology describes its new DS414j as the successor to the DS413. It’s a 4-bay NAS device, aimed at home users and SOHO environments requiring up to 20TB of storage, and they put the emphasis on the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 29, 2014 under NAS
Synology, a company dedicated to creating high performance, reliable and cost effective NAS solutions has announced two new devices- the DS414j and EDS14. The former is a 4 bay NAS device aimed at ho... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 16, 2014 under Highlights 2, NAS
Synology offers a massive array of NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices in pretty much any permutation that you might imagine. There are DiskStations for the home and office and RackStations for the... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on December 16, 2013 under Highlights, NAS
Today we are taking a look at the latest NAS system from Synology, the DS214 Play. This unit is optimised for multimedia processing and has been designed to handle high quality images, music and video... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Telford on December 1, 2013 under NAS
Buffalo are a leading Network brand, and today we are reviewing a new release of their popular LinkStation series. The LS421DE is a high performance two-bay network attached storage device, which even... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on October 22, 2013 under NAS
There is a definite step-up feel in the air around Synology's UK offices in Milton Keynes this October. Hot on the heals of the DS214, we now have the DS414 and DS114 about to land. KitGuru fingers a ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Simon Telford on October 16, 2013 under Highlights 2, NAS
Synology have been one of the key players in the Network Attached Storage Devices for some time now, and each new DiskStation model is eagerly anticipated. The DS214 is no exception with it first bein... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on October 15, 2013 under NAS
Arguably the go-to brand for NAS among the KitGuru faithful, this company never seems to stop innovating and developing its already popular product line-up. Today, we're hearing word of a brand new, h... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Roald on August 30, 2013 under Highlights-new, NAS
Synology is well-known for their NAS solutions and today we are taking a closer look at the DS1513+. This NAS is aimed at small to medium businesses and comes equipped with an Intel Atom CPU, 2GB DDR3... more.
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