Bill Meade liked Synology's Cube Station so much that he just might swear off building his own RAID NASes.
Can a RAID 5 NAS that you make yourself outperform ready-made alternatives? Bill Meade finds out.
RAID Level 1 isn't as robust as RAID5, but requires only two drives and can cost significantly less. Jim Buzbee took Thecus' two-SATA drive N2100 for a spin and found a lot to like.
Intel has decided it wants to play in the SOHO/SMB NAS market and produces a first product that should get it into the game.
Take the features of both the Infrant ReadyNAS 600 and X6, squeeze them into an attractive small enclosure and what do you have? The Infrant ReadyNAS NV.
Multi-function products can be attractive, if the right combination of functions and features are combined. But Jim Buzbee found that Anthology Solutions' Yellow Machine fails to hit the mark as either a RAID-capable NAS or small office router/firewall.
Iomega's 200d series NAS products are aimed more at the small business than SOHO buyer. Jim Buzbee takes a look at a relatively new member of the 200d family and finds that its premium pricing and Windows Server 2003 core don't necessarily mean a superior user experience.
You can never be too rich, too thin, or have enough storage - especially if you're a digital media packrat. Buffalo Technology feels your pain and its TeraStation NAS can help ease it, but be prepared to be a little less rich if you go for it.