Compared to a dedicated server, a desktop NAS is a considerably more compact backup solution, especially two-bay and four-bay models like the QNAP TS-453mini and Synology DS414slim on hand today.
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The DiskStation DS1515 is aimed at home users as well as small businesses. Out of the box this NAS can handle five 3.5" hard drives, giving it a maximum capacity of 40TB using the latest 8TB drives.
Today Synology is releasing two new NAS devices: The DS1515 is a 5-bay standalone machine, while the RS815 is a 4-bay rack-mountable server, and both machines will offer the DSM 5.1 operating system.
Need more storage orr prefer to run with RAID-6 for extra protection? If so, the Thecus N7710-G might be the device for you. In this review, we'll see how the N7710-G compares to its competitors.
'Tis the season for giving, and here at Neowin, we want to share the Holiday cheer with all of our readers, so will be doing giveaways for the rest of the year. First up: The Thecus N5550 NAS!
ioSafe claims to make a NAS device that protects your data from fire and water. Not backing down, we try our best to break it. Watch us burn and flood it to see how if your data is as safe as they say
Should we be trusting our data to the nameless, faceless cloud and if so, can we protect ourselves at all? If not, why do so many people trust their data to companies they know nothing about?
QNAP is upping the ante in the storage war by promising not only performance and applications, but also virtualization on their NAS device. Run Windows or Linux on your NAS? We find out how it works.
A variant of the Cryptolocker malware that encrypts all of your files and demands bitcoins to unencrypt them has been found in the wild, attacking Synology NAS devices running DSM version 4.3.
Next in our line of NAS reviews is the Thecus N5550. This five bay NAS also includes features not seen on most devices, including an LCD panel, HDMI output, and audio jacks, but how well does it work?
Silverstone's latest chassis isn't designed for gaming or even workstations. The DS380 is aimed directly at users who are building their own network-attached storage server.
If you're in the market for a new NAS device for your home, check out what we think of Synology's DS414, a four disk NAS that can store all of your data. How does it stack up to the competition?
If you were impressed with the features and functionality of the Thecus N2310 and would like to have one of your very own, Neowin has you covered: Enter to have our review unit delivered to your home!
Today I take a look at Thecus' latest NAS device designed for home, the N2310. It's a two-drive NAS and has a low price point. Did they cut corners to get the low price or is it a good buy?
Microsoft is reportedly working on a TV show loosely based on the life of hip-hop artist Nas in the early 1990s, before he became a mainstream sensation. Nas will allegedly write parts of the show.
The typical two-bay NAS tower design has been thrown out in favor of a set-top. Lying flat QNAP offers a unique fanless set-top design as well as a more refined user interface and software setup...
Neowin is back with another giveaway for our dear readers, this time the highly regarded HooToo TripMate. It combines power, wireless networking, and filesharing all in a small box and can be yours!
Thecus has announced the N2310, a two bay NAS device that uses a meager 5W of power. They claim that the NAS costs only $5.03 a year to run in the U.S., but does it have the performance we need?
This little device can recharge your portable devices, can act as a router/bridge for wireless network access, and can be a NAS device to share files with your devices. But how well does it deliver?
The DS2413+ is Synology's newest twelve-bay NAS for small to medium sized businesses who need loads of storage. Along with supporting up to 48TB worth of drives out of the box, the...
Synology announces the DS413, the latest in their line of high quality NAS devices. This box has hardware encryption, consumes only four watts of power in hibernation mode, and supports hot swapping.
Synology is looking to make their great NAS products even better with a free upgrade of DSM that provides more functionality for everything from VMware to streaming movies to video recording.
First seen over a decade ago, 10GbE is not a new technology, but it's been largely reserved for pricey enterprise devices. It's ten times faster than Gigabit Ethernet...
Sony has announced plans to launch a new networked media and storage device called nasne. The product will go on sale in Japan in July but there's no word on if it will be released in other markets.
The new Synology DS1512+ 5-bay NAS boasts faster read and write speeds compared to its DS1511+ predecessor and packs an updated dual core 2.13GHz Intel Atom D2700 CPU. Read-on for an in-depth review.
Today we will review the Synology DS212, a two-disk NAS solution for your home or small office. Is it worth your money and how does it stack up to the DS411 we previously reviewed?
We reviewed the Synology DS411 NAS device to see how it stacks up to other offerings. We quickly realized that while NAS is the focus, this appliance offers much more functionality.
The DS2411+ is a business-class NAS well beyond the grasp of the average user, but we're confident those who require such radical storage solutions will find a lot to appreciate in it.
In recent years, QNAP has emerged as one of the biggest names in the network-attached storage business and for good reason: it offers one of the largest and most impressive NAS product lines. The company's...
Just over four years ago, we reviewed our first Thecus product: a dual-bay NAS powered by an Intel IOP 80219 processor and 128MB of DDR RAM. Although we appreciated many aspects of the Y.E.S. Box,...
Over the past few years TechSpot has reviewed a handful of NAS (Network Attached Storage) products and while most of them have been very impressive, they all shared one common pitfall: they were extremely pricey....
Plextor sent us their PX-NAS4 and gave us a chance to get down and dirty with the device. The PX-NAS4 is essentially a home storage server with the capability to connect to the computer via...
The Tonido Plug is a simple, small NAS and server device all wrapped up into one tiny unit. The Plug allows you to access your files and media from anywhere around the world with...
Today at CES2010, Netgear announced new product lineups that will improve user experience in home networking. Some of the new products include a NAS storage system, dual band wireless-N routers and switches, AV Internet...
While popular among storage-hungry PC enthusiasts, network-attached storage has proven to be particularly useful in office environments, where sharing large amounts of data between several desktop PCs can become quite problematic. With the availability of...