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QNAP TS-453mini NAS Review

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, however that isn’t the natural environment for this particular NAS. Take a look on the rear and you’ll …

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ASUSTOR shows off new NAS drives at Computex

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 aimed at home and enterprise users may be the most enticing. There’s a full line …

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PowerNAS launch CMA Central Hub 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 Appliance or CMA for short. Based up in Tamworth, Staffordshire, PowerNAS specialises in creating custom storage set ups and system …

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Seagate unleashes Enterprise NAS lineup of hard disk drives

Seagate Technology on Tuesday introduced an all-new family of hard disk drives designed for enterprise-class network area storage (NAS) storage devices. The new HDDs will provide enhanced performance and reliability for NAS applications and will compete against Western Digital’s Red Pro series HDDs. Seagate’s Enterprise NAS hard drives feature 7200rpm …

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Synology launches new USB 3.0 DS215J

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 space most people need from a network backup drive. Synology’s offerings in that …

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Synology announces DSM and product launch event

Synology has announced its next event which will see the launch of the next stage of the company’s famous Diskstation Manager (DSM) operating system along with some new products that are due to hit the market in the fourth quarter of 2014. The event will take place at the Millbank Media …

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Synology announces two new NAS devices

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 home users who require up to 20TB of storage, while the latter is an all new device aimed …

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Synology hoping to reinvent NAS with DSM 5.0

Maker of network attached storage devices and their accompanying software, Synology, has launched the latest version of its DiskStation Manager software, V5.0 and it hopes that with its release, it will create a whole new method of NAS interaction, through more streamlined interfaces and added features. The most obvious change …

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Synology wants you to check out its new software

Networked Attached Storage (NAS) maker, Synology, has announced that the official unveiling of its DiskStation Manager software, version 5.0, will take place in January and it wants you to be there when it does it. Set to take place on the 16th January at the Millbank Cinema and Media Centre in …

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Synology launches two brand new NAS products

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 pair of 4TB drives and wonders on the best place to stick …

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Synology DiskStation DS214 NAS Review

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 being teased at Computex in June of this year, along side its more powerful DS214+. This …

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HP ProLiant Micro Servers land under £250

The lines between PC and server, server and NAS box have never been blurred as much as they are now. You only need to look at the descriptions associated with any ‘specialist’ piece of kit to see that. But KitGuru has just seen a deal for a genuine HP server …

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Exclusive interview with Synology’s Joanne Taylor

While the final result from KitGuru’s latest poll has yet to be confirmed, the majority of NAS users who expressed a preference – choose Synology as their ‘Best NAS device manufacturer’. Following on from that, it seemed like a great idea to put an expert in the KitGuru hot chair …

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