Don't-Miss Storage & Networking Stories
SOS owns their own storage and uses your keys for encryption. It's also reasonably priced and supports you mobile devices. What's not to love?
Running Microsoft's Server Essentials 2012 Workgroup edition, Seagate's Business Storage Windows Server NAS box is a good fit for Windows-centric houses. But it's pricey for the features provided.
Kudos to WD for combining SSD read performance and hard-drive capacity in a single package, but a high price tag and slow SSD write performance complicate the buying decision.
Western Digital's portable My Passport Slim is a USB 3 hard drive priced at $100.
Angelbird's SSD2go is a fast performer and you can customize the case colors to match your personality.
The design brings the security of RAID plus features that are good enough for business, at a price that's low enough for consumers.
Western Digital's RX4100 rack-mount NAS might change the minds of small-business users about using desktop-style equipment.
While the G-Dock ev put some consideration into the design of this storage device, its performance isn't what it could be.
IDriveSync is an easy-to-use cloud storage and syncing solution that offers added security missing from some of its rivals. It offers both AES 256-bit and private key encryption, which will appeal to anyone who's weary of weak cloud-based security.
This speedy four-bay box is a fabulous storage device for SMBs and consumers alike.
Akitio's affordable box provides competent network-attached storage and direct-attached storage.
In part 2 of our series on easy home automation projects for the weekend warrior, we look at the Iris system from Lowes.
Free for up to five users, the Hamachi hosted VPN service is certainly worth a look.
Designed to streamline email management, The Bat! Professional fails to deliver.