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.
A backdoor gives hackers full control over the NAS device, according to the security vendor
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.
The private cloud is no longer about merely storing your data more safely than on public cloud services. NAS lets you set up virtualization services on hardware you own and manage, saving money and boosting your peace of mind.
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.
A security review found serious vulnerabilities in 10 popular NAS systems
Hard-drive manufacturer introduces 2-, 4-, and 6-bay NAS boxes with up to 30TB of storage.
Toshiba's Canvio NAS box is surprisingly feature-rich and capable, but lacks self-backup capabilities.
Network Attached Storage is no longer just a utility. NAS devices are rapidly becoming the gateway to the next level of technological development.
Cloud storage you control is great; redundant and cheap cloud storage you control is even better.