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network attached storage (NAS)

Taking your data off-road
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Taking your data off-road

How network attached storage helps store and back up data in the most remote parts of the world
11 May 2022
Best SSDs 2022: The top NVMe and SATA drives around
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solid state storage (SSD)

Best SSDs 2022: The top NVMe and SATA drives around

The best solid state drives to meet your needs, whether that's speed, reliability, or value for money
6 May 2022
Qnap TS-1264U-RP review: Space to spare
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-1264U-RP review: Space to spare

Qnap’s affordable 12-bay business NAS puts big storage in small spaces
4 May 2022
QNAP NAS devices face fresh Deadbolt ransomware attack
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ransomware

QNAP NAS devices face fresh Deadbolt ransomware attack

The ransomware variant has returned to infect more than 1,000 QNAP devices
23 Mar 2022
Best NAS drives 2022
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network attached storage (NAS)

Best NAS drives 2022

The perfect NAS drive for every use case, from a home office all the way to the enterprise
10 Mar 2022
Superspeed your network for free... or nearly
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Network & Internet

Superspeed your network for free... or nearly

Don’t wait around for slow transfers and sluggish services – you can get a network boost with little or no investment
17 Feb 2022
QNAP ransomware victims dealt double blow as firmware update hampers decryption
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network attached storage (NAS)

QNAP ransomware victims dealt double blow as firmware update hampers decryption

Emisoft releases decryptor for victims while QNAP explains why and how it controversially auto-updated user’s products
1 Feb 2022
QNAP users angry after NAS drives are updated to combat DeadBolt ransomware
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ransomware

QNAP users angry after NAS drives are updated to combat DeadBolt ransomware

Concerns mount over the powers the NAS manufacturer has over users' products as users report non-consensual forced security updates
28 Jan 2022
Qnap TVS-675 review: Noteworthy, but not impressive
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TVS-675 review: Noteworthy, but not impressive

This desktop NAS has some great features and a novel choice of CPU – but the price is high for what you get
17 Jan 2022
QNAP warns of ransomware targeting internet-facing NAS products
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network attached storage (NAS)

QNAP warns of ransomware targeting internet-facing NAS products

The manufacturer has provided a guide to securing vulnerable products amid ongoing attacks
10 Jan 2022
Synology DiskStation DS2422+ review: A cube of great capacity
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network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DiskStation DS2422+ review: A cube of great capacity

Despite limitations, this mighty desktop appliance delivers a heap of network storage at a good price
10 Jan 2022
Can you put SSDs in a NAS?
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network attached storage (NAS)

Can you put SSDs in a NAS?

Most NAS drives will accept SSDs as well as mechanical hard drives - we look at whether it's a good idea
2 Dec 2021
Qnap TS-h1886XU-RP review: Split personality
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-h1886XU-RP review: Split personality

This flexible yet affordable rack NAS boasts dual OS support, great performance and heaps of features
4 Nov 2021
Qnap TS-h1283XU-RP review: Well-endowed NAS storage
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-h1283XU-RP review: Well-endowed NAS storage

A versatile storage appliance with Xeon E-2200 power and heaps of 10GbE ports
1 Sep 2021
Qsan XCubeNAS XN8012S review: SAS storage, super price
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qsan XCubeNAS XN8012S review: SAS storage, super price

A hugely expandable rack NAS that’s just as big on value and performance
24 Aug 2021
Buffalo TeraStation TS3420DN review: A NAS you can trust
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network attached storage (NAS)

Buffalo TeraStation TS3420DN review: A NAS you can trust

A functional NAS with great 2.5GbE performance and data protection features at a very reasonable price
4 Aug 2021
Asustor Lockerstor 8 AS6508T review: A speedy customer
AS6508T
network attached storage (NAS)

Asustor Lockerstor 8 AS6508T review: A speedy customer

A flexible NAS with great performance, a strong set of business-class apps and plenty of fast network ports
4 Aug 2021
Qnap TS-873A review: A supremely versatile business NAS
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-873A review: A supremely versatile business NAS

Great performance and a choice of operating systems make this an excellent appliance
26 Jul 2021
Synology DVA3221 review: Much more than a NAS
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network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DVA3221 review: Much more than a NAS

This surveillance solution is easy to deploy and packed with useful video analysis tools
22 Jul 2021
Synology DiskStation DS1821+ review: Hard to fault
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network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DiskStation DS1821+ review: Hard to fault

A powerful desktop NAS offering every storage feature an SMB is likely to need at a very fair price
1 Jul 2021
Western Digital to provide recovery services for hacked NAS drives
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malware

Western Digital to provide recovery services for hacked NAS drives

Users affected by the cyber attack will be able to upgrade to a new My Cloud device
30 Jun 2021
Western Digital NAS drive owners told to unplug their devices after malware attacks
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Server & storage

Western Digital NAS drive owners told to unplug their devices after malware attacks

Company confirms spate of factory resets were triggered remotely
25 Jun 2021
Synology RackStation RS2421RP+ review: AMD to the rescue
Synology RackStation RS2421RP+
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology RackStation RS2421RP+ review: AMD to the rescue

This capacious rack NAS offers a big speed boost over its Atom-powered predecessor
17 Jun 2021