One of the most affordable 1U NAS designed for small offices where high demands are placed on storage reliability. Designed for 4 SATA drives, this NAS has a dual-module power supply, powerful cooling, a fast yet economical Intel Atom processor and all the general-purpose office NAS features found in Thecus products, including video surveillance, remote replication, iSCSI support, etc.
Thecus company has always been able to surprise with its unusual NAS, and the N4200 Pro model is just another confirmation of this. This is a NAS with an excellent OLED screen that displays the status of the device, with a fast processor, good functionality, but most importantly, with a powerful built-in battery that will help avoid damage to the RAID array in the event of a sudden power outage. We'll check out how the NAS will operate on battery power in this review.
Recently, QNAP has released a new firmware for its NAS, in which it has added support for the Syslog server, the ability to send messages via Windows IM, as well as a built-in antivirus that can check the disk on a schedule, for example, at night when no one is in the office. In this review, we will test the 6-disk QNAP TS-659 PRO II NAS for small business, connect it via iSCSI MCS to squeeze out 200 MB/s, and consider its new features designed specifically for small offices.
The new Synology NAS DS2411 + supports [drum roll ....] up to 36TB in a single chassis and up to 72TB in a single host, no stacking. At the time of this writing, this was the record for an office tower NAS. We tested the speed of this server, including in real applications, its dependence on the number of disks, examined the pros and cons of a hybrid Synology array and NAS impressed us!
5-disk file server for small offices. It is built on an Intel Atom D525 processor, which achieves excellent performance in RAID 5 and RAID 6. We will also test this NAS in real applications to see how quickly it is backed up or how quickly the antivirus checks its contents. p>
We have already written many times that QNAP NAS-s on Linux platform can become indispensable helpers in business, shouldering the responsibilities of other infrastructure elements on their electronic shoulders. And by purchasing a small QNAP file server for your company, it is possible that soon you will be using it for more than just storing files. In this article, we will discuss the standard features of the new generation of QNAP firmware, useful for small companies.