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Synology Diskstation DS916+ for Business

Progress is inevitable, each year hardware gets a little spec bump with some oomph and a bit of ahh. DigitalReviews.net have had been lucky enough to have the Synology Diskstation DS916+ on the test ...

Synology DS216j - Small Form, Big Punch

... y upgradeable to DSM6.0, the latest DiskStation Manager. DSM6.0 is not an in-your-face massive change from the previous version. The initial set up is a little more refined, the already polished interfa ...

Synology RT1900ac, from NAS to Networking

... Diskstation interface, the SRM (Synology Router Manager) will be a snap. A big plus here for the RT1900ac is that the wizard forces you to create a password for the router. In this day and age it still ...

QNAP TS-451U SOHO Rackmount Reviewed

... nty of storage capacity teamed up with an impressive range of features at the diskless price of about AUD$850 give or take, capable of running virtual machines directly and with storage expansion via ano ...

Quality NAS -- QNAP TS-431 Reviewed

... orking with two disks is (for the purpose of this article), much the same as RAID 0. For a more detailed look at the different RAID types (largely referred to as levels) you may want to refer to this wi ...

Synology Goes Forth - DS415+ Quad Core NAS Review

... on Guide, pointed our browser to <http://find.synology.com.> Within 15 minutes, another beep informed us that the latest DiskStation Manager (DSM) software had been downloaded (and installed) an ...

Synology 2015 Conference -- Melbourne

To a crowd of about 200 business partners and media, Synology announced its upcoming DiskStation Manager 5.1 software and two new NAS models. DSM 5.1 builds on the current version with a number of optimisations ...

A Game of Transcodes -- Synology DS415play Reviewed

... G As we have come to expect from Synology, other than the actual hard disk drives, the DS415play comes with everything needed to immediately begin, well.. playing. Along with the unit itself, the packa ...

QNAP HS-210 Silent NAS

...  device. In reality, there are very few steps to get the HS-210 up and running with most things including downloading the latest firmware is done automagically. Like all hard disk arrays, full synchronisatio ...

Thecus N2310 Budget 2 Bay NAS -- Reviewed

... ta storage functionality. A small plastic latch mechanism on the bottom of each drive bay caddy secures (and releases) the hard disk drives within. To the right of the drive bays are six vertically alig ...

Synology 2 Bay RS214 RackStation NAS -- Reviewed

... nt. No more logging into the router and trawling through IPs! After navigating to the RS214's Web Assistant, we began downloading (and installing) the latest Disk Station Manager (DSM) software from the  ...

Synology Launches DSM 4.3 in Melbourne

To a crowd of around 100 industry and consumer NAS aficionados, the Synology Australia team launched the latest iteration of their DiskStation Manager software: DSM 4.3     While the ...

Synology DS213air 2 bay NAS - A Magic Box of Tricks

... et of instructions ever for a NAS unit! It takes about a minute before the internal checks have completed and the unit will be sending out a Wi-Fi signal with the name DiskStation. Once we connect to tha ...

Synology DiskStation DS-1512+ : a 5 Bay Powerhouse

... a move from a direct attached storage model to a network attached storage model.  He has around 4 TB of photos taken over the years and backed up to direct attached disks.  Sime has already done ...

Eight Bay NAS Overture - Synology DS1812+

... green and the status light began to flash - presumably to let us know that no RAID arrays were currently in operation. The DS1812+ promptly appeared in our router table as "DISKSTATION" and while we cou ...

Synology DS-412+ Network Attached Storage --Reviewed

...  Hard disks are mounted by four screws to each tray.  An array of five (5) LEDs provides an instant status report for the system and each HDD bay. On the back of the chassis is: * 2 x Gigabit RJ-4 ...

Interview with Synology in Taiwan

... gy stand was manned by professionals who clearly knew their products. We had some good chats with Mark Hong, Laney Shen and Willie He. One of Synology’s  DiskStations, the DS413, won the "Best Cho ...

Synology Announces DiskStation DS112+

Hard on the heels of our visit to Computex in Taiwan, Synology  announces the very compact DiskStation DS112+ specifically aimed at small and medium businesses. We had a quick look at this unit ...

QNAP TS-419P II Turbo NAS Server - Reviewed

... ith hard drives failing on a regular basis (which has been a regular occurrence in our office!) this utility which supports disk checking and bad blocks scanning, is absolutely critical to ensure that  ...

Akasa DuoDock 2S USB 3.0 HDD Docking - Reviewed

In my opinion, one of the most essential gadgets I can have at home and at work at the present time is a hard disk dock.  I have a motley collection of hard drives of various capacity and sizes in ...

Playon!HD Mini from A C Ryan – Reviewed

... our movie! Easy access to your media catalogue with Media Library The Playon! series Media Library function sources all the media files on your hard disk and catalogues them alphabetically, makin ...

Norhtec Xcore Gecko Edubook -- Reviewed

... 2000 maH standard. Up to four hours per charge. Storage: 2 internal SD, Optional 2.5 inch IDE hard disk. Warranty: The Edubook is covered by a limited one year parts and labor warranty. But, keepin ...

QNAP TS-439 Pro and TS-809 Pro Turbo NAS - Reviewed

... Looking back up to around a dozen years ago, the options were floppy disks (remember those?), CD-ROMs, DVDs, flash drives, DAS (Direct Attached Storage) or SAN (Storage Area Network). DAS was generally ...

Promise SmartStor NS4600 NAS Review - First Impressions

...  enough to be the first to bring you the scoop about the Promise NS4600 4-Bay Network Attached Storage System. The box with four Western Digital hard disk drives arrived at our office the day before yesterda ...

Imation M-Class SSD Upgrade Kit - Reviewed

What a brilliant idea!  Most people who want to upgrade to the speed and performance of a solid-state drive might be put off by the daunting task of either a fresh install or ghosting their HDD.  ...

Synology Diskstation DS207+ - Reviewed

... e much more feature comprehensive.  In fact, they are well ahead.  Today, we will be taking a look at Synology's Disk Station DS207+.  This is a 2-bay NAS product designed for small busines ...

TabletKiosk MediSlate MCA i1040XT First Impressions

...  the device from hip height when someone bumped into him in the corridor.  Fortunately, the G-sensor noticed the sudden drop and parked the hard disk drive.  Even the sealed and IP54 rated smooth-surfac ...

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