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With a tightly focused feature set, a good-looking design, and good performance, the NAS Pro hits the mark for workgroups. But a relatively sparse app store and pricey camera licenses limit its usefulness as an all-in-one SMB server solution.
The syncing works only with Dropbox and Google Drive for now, but it's a cool new perk on this redesigned media-streaming hard drive.
QNAP put a super-powerful CPU in this networked storage device, but you'll need to upgrade its memory to take full advantage of it.
High-end NAS boxes tend to be expensive. QNAP’s latest is the most capable in its price range, but it comes with a few caveats.
WD is a bit late to the wireless storage party, but its new drive brings some goodies.
Netgear's Nighthawk X6 router can operate three independent wireless networks at once, including two on the 5GHz frequency band.
This NAS device uses RAID 1 to provide more secure storage.
A pro feature set, a marvelous Web interface, and remote access via a portal makes the My Cloud EX2 is easy as it gets. But it’s a slow performer.
Thin, light, and long lasting, Toshiba does portable media storage and streaming right.
Toshiba's Canvio NAS box is surprisingly feature-rich and capable, but lacks self-backup capabilities.