Archive for the ‘Prebuilt NAS’ Category

Seagate’s New Home NAS

July 25th, 2010 No comments

Gizmodo has a summary of of Seagate’s new home NAS, the GoFlex Desk.

The NAS—they don’t want to call it a NAS—works just like most up-to-date NASes do: Time Machine support, streaming content to media players (Xbox 360, PS3) around your network, USB printer support, third-party real-time backup, remote access with your iPhone/iPad and smartphone as well as Facebook and Flickr integration.

via Gizmodo

Categories: News, Seagate

Drobo FS 5-Bay NAS Released

April 6th, 2010 No comments

The Drobo FS is one of the first entry-level NAS systems to include 5-bays, most products in this class only support 4-bays. This means that the maximum capacity of the Drobo FS is 10TB, compared to 8TB in four-bay NAS units.


Categories: Complete Systems, Drobo, News

Netgear ReadyNAS Duo Review

February 23rd, 2010 No comments

X-bit labs reviews the Netgear ReadyNAS Duo.

The ReadyNAS Duo is positioned as a solution for homes with more than one computer. Unlike a USB drive, the ReadyNAS connects to the network and is simultaneously accessible via all connected Windows or Macintosh computers. Read more about this device in our review.

via Netgear ReadyNAS Duo Review – X-bit labs.

Categories: Netgear ReadyNAS, Reviews

QNAP TS-219P Turbo NAS Review

December 15th, 2009 No comments

X-bit labs reviews the QNAP TS-219P Turbo NAS.

Categories: QNAP, Reviews

Drobo Performance Stats

December 6th, 2009 No comments

StorageNerve has benchmarks for the 4-slot Drobo connected using USB 2.0 and Firewire 800.

Categories: Benchmarks, Drobo

DIY NAS with Debian Lenny

November 30th, 2009 No comments

Versia has a comprehensive guide to setting up Debian 5.0 on a VIA ARTiGO A2000 barebones storage server.

This post will explain how to set up a NAS server with Debian running essential services such as ssh, samba, nfs, cups, rdiff-backup and rtorrent with a web interface; and using two HDDs in RAID 1 mode with everything encrypted. It took me awhile to research all bits and pieces, hopefully it will save you time if you are going to do a similar set up.

A quick look at Western Digital’s latest My Book NAS

June 24th, 2009 No comments

The Tech Report reviews the Western Digital My Book World Edition II, a two drive, ready to use NAS.

Meet Drobo: A Data-Saving Robot

June 27th, 2007 No comments

Toms Hardware reviews the Drobo USB DAS device.

Categories: Drobo, Reviews

Thecus 1U4500 Review: Rackmount NAS with focus on performance

May 10th, 2007 No comments

SmallNetBuilder checks out the rackmount Thecus 1U4500 which can hold four SATA drives.

Categories: Reviews, Thecus

Comprehensive RAID Performance Report

May 10th, 2007 No comments

George Ou over at ZDNet has RAID benchmarks for various flavors of RAID, based mainly around the RAID10 and the Intel ICH8R RAID controller.

Categories: Benchmarks, Intel, RAID Cards

Linksys NSS4000: Biz-class NAS with pizazz

April 30th, 2007 No comments

SmallNetBuilder reviews the  Linksys NSS4000 NAS.

Categories: Linksys, Reviews

Western Digital gets NASty with My Book World Edition HDDs

February 22nd, 2007 No comments

Engadget is reporting that Western Digital has added NAS to some of their My Book external USB/Firewire drives.

Categories: News, Western Digital

Infrant Technologies’ ReadyNAS NV: Enterprise Features, Desktop Footprint

February 3rd, 2007 No comments

AnandTech reviews the Infrant ReadyNAS NV.

Categories: Netgear ReadyNAS, Reviews

SMB NAS Roundup

February 3rd, 2007 No comments

Infrant ReadyNAS NV+ and 1100: Small steps forward

February 3rd, 2007 No comments

SmallNetBuilder reviews two Infrant NAS devices, the  ReadyNAS NV+ and 1100.

Categories: Netgear ReadyNAS, Reviews