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Buffalo TeraStation 5400 WSS Review

When I think about a NAS I think Linux and I think web based administration. Well, when I think about Buffalo, I think I love the hardware and I just use the administration. Buffalo, a solid hardware platform, starts to really look dated and unimpressive when comparing their administration to the likes of QNAP, Synology, and ASUSTOR. To address this, Buffalo has released another 5400 NAS appliance and slapped a WSS on the end of its name. If you don't know what that means... it means that Buffalo has outfitted their WS5400DR2 with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 and is working at bringing their NAS back under the big lights.

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Increase RAID Rebuild / rsync Performance for QNAP NAS

QNAP has limited the amount of resources dedicated to their NAS lineup when rebuilding a RAID array or performing rsync backups.  The decision here was to limit the amount of impact these types of processes have on your system in order to maintain an acceptable level of responsiveness.  This is very considerate of QNAP, however, I prefer a bit more …

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RAIDAGE GAGE104U40SL-SAUF Review

Larger storage solutions are becoming standard fare in today's home and office. We are collecting more data about everything than just a few years ago. With the transition many homes and small companies are making into the digital realm with data and storage, it may become a dizzying proposition to find a solution to your storage needs. In many circumstances, a NAS may just be overkill and a simple answer is what you are looking for. Enter the RAIDAGE GAGE104U40SL-SAUF Trayless Hardware RAID enclosure.

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StarTech InfoSAFE External Raid Enclosure

My data is extremely important to me; the irreplaceable memories, music, and movies that I keep on my home server are duplicated across multiple drives in a Windows Home Server. WHS provides me with some peace of mind by implementing a feature like folder duplication, however implementing only that type of protection is not enough. There are many solutions by many different companies out there to tackle my server backup that claim to be easy and are not, seem to be inexpensive but have hidden costs, or just don't offer enough storage space. Well, where the other solutions fail, StarTech shines. Enter the S354UFER.

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