Finding out if your backup and restore systems are working well is much more difficult than just knowing how long the backup process takes. Meeting the baseline requirements is a prerequisite for properly evaluating your system to determine if it is performing well or needs to be redesigned.

QNAP has got very interesting monstrous NAS-s for working with large amounts of data. The storage system under consideration today with a head unit for 24 3.5-inch hard drives makes it possible to pack 384 TB of data into one system and do without expansion shelves at all, which may be quite enough for the needs of a small enterprise.