Summary: I'm sure someone with more networking savvy could do greater things with this solution, but the ReadyNAS 314 is currently doing everything that I need it to do. It backs up all of my computers (including two using Time Machine), holds all of my documents, and serves music and video through Plex. Despite the expense, I've found it a useful addition to my home network.
A very well built and well featured NAS small office storage solution - expensive, but then so is the data it protects I guess
19 September 2013
Summary: I had intended to use this Netgear NAS storage device at work but chatting to the IT guys they refused to connect it directly to the works network, as someone connected a cheap NAS without asking and brought down the entire buildings network for 36 hours. This means I could only privately network this NAS to our lab server PC (an old HP workstation) and then no-one will be able to see it from the main works network - so ironically an eSATA or USB3 external hard drive...