1WD, LaCie, Buffalo Take NAS Storage Systems to the Next Level
By Nathan Eddy
2WD My Book Live 3TB Lets You Share Files
Create your own personal cloud, without the monthly fees and mysterious location of your data, and store your media and files on the drive and access them securely over the Internet with any PC or Mac computer.
3Synology DiskStation 2-Bay Sips on Power
Running on the DiskStation Manager (DSM) operating system, the DS212j is designed to provide file storage and sharing—with data protection—for your home environment with low power consumption.
4Buffalo LinkStation Live 1 TB Offers Built-In BitTorrent Client
While on the go, Buffalo’s free WebAccess service allows you to create a personal cloud for easy remote access and file sharing with anyone, anywhere over the Internet.
5D-Link ShareCenter Cloud Storage 2000 2-Bay Boasts RAID Technology
The ShareCenter 2-Bay NAS device (DNS-327L) is an ideal home solution to share, stream, manage and back up all of your digital files by creating your own personal cloud storage.
6Seagate Business Storage 2-Bay 4TB Features USM Slot
With the built-in Universal Storage Module (USM) slot, you can transfer files to and from USM-compatible portable drives—excellent for creating cost-effective offsite backups and for quickly backing up large files brought back from the field.
7ZyXEL 2-Bay Digital Media Server Offers HD Streaming
The fastest, most powerful product in the company’s NSA suite, the NSA325 boasts high-speed USB 3.0 support and the power to manage downloads, play music and stream HD video to multiple devices simultaneously.
8Drobo 5N 5-Bay NAS Storage Array Is a Black Beauty
This beast boasts five storage bays, each of which can hold one standard 3.5-inch SATA I/II/III hard disk drive or solid-state drive and one mSATA solid-state drive in the Drobo Accelerator Bay.
9LaCie 6 TB Network Attached Storage Suited for SMBs
The operating system lets you automatically sync files between the cloud and one or many of your company’s computers, ensuring everyone’s looking at the most current versions.
10Iomega 3 TB EZ Media & Backup Center Integrates Social Media
This drive has a built-in UPnP AV Media Server (DLNA certified) and iTunes Server so content can be shared between computers and any other digital media adapters, such as game consoles, digital picture frames or networked TVs.
11Netgear ReadyNAS 100 Series 2-Bay Has Up to 8TB Capacity
Designed to service between one to five users simultaneous users, the ReadyNAS 100 series is an ideal data storage and multimedia server solution for the home or a small business.