"Buy ReadyNAS and spend your life troubleshooting!"
17 July 2012
Pros: 1. Learnt never to buy into Netgear again.
Cons: 1. No support 2. Worked fine for 1 month then spent 3 months fixing it. 3. Supports solution for everything is "Factory Reset" 4. Lost all data 4 times in the 3 months it was being fixed. 5. Bad, ugly, interface and lacks progress indicators.
"Great NAS with lots of features and good add-ons"
1 September 2011
Pros: Very reliable, great features, add-on applications are very useful, great performance. I bought this NAS as primarily a backup, but the additional functionality is awesome. I now have a complete home theater integration with XBMC front end and the NAS h
Cons: I'd love the Frontview interface to be more clear and straight-forward for novice owners. It's a bit clunky to figure out how to set up and control rights on volumes, and certain other things. It would be great if one could import email contacts from Ou
"Chronic serious issues, and no help from support."
14 July 2011
Pros: Two pros: 1. The device worked properly for 1 month (unfortunately it's been broken for 3 months). 2. There was one really good tech support guy I worked with, but I only had him for a short time. All the rest have been unresponsive and ineffective.
Cons: I purchased a NetGear ReadyNAS Ultra 4+ in March 2011. It worked well for about one month, then started having problems. It was replaced once. It is now mid-July, and the device is still broken and unusable. Tech support has been slow, unresponsive,
Pros: Works great with PS3 and streaming of music and most videos.
Cons: Poor quality, firmware and workmanship. Terrible tech support. There were heat sinks rattleing around the unit when i got it. READYNAS? Ready for what is the question. Not for any data of value. There are cheaper, better solutions