Summary: Today we are going to talk about QNAP latest all-in-one TS-109 Pro II network-attached storage device. This device is positioned as a great solution for SOHO users as it offers high stability even when there are multiple simultaneous accesses to the services. Read more in our review!
Pros: High performance, Superb exterior design, Metallic case, Quiet operation (depends on the HDD’s noisiness), Large amount of system memory, eSATA connector, Three USB 2.0 ports, A lot of integrated services, Integrated DHCP server, Advanced logging opportunities, Data copying from external disks wi...
Cons: High price, Uninformative icons in the web-interface, Minor flaws in the case design, Firmware must be loaded with a program tool before using the NAS, Our Panasonic BL-C1 camera didn't show any image in the Surveillance Station
Conclusion: TS-109 Pro was packaged in a highly informative box, which basically had almost every feature of the unit written on the outside, a big plus because it literally eliminates the possibility of the users not knowing what they are getting, or having any doubts about the product.
Pros: +Very Attractive Looks and Features. +Storage Expansion Via USB and eSATA +Very Solid Construction +Priced According to Competition +User Friendly Software Interface +Easy and Direct firmware update
Cons: Might be considered expensive by some buyers, Read speed not as fast as write speed, Jumbo Frame feature doesn't help much
Summary: The QNAP TS-109 Pro
Networked Attached Storage
unit is one of the most feature-packed NAS units available for the consumer. Not only does it come with every feature under the sun that you would want in an NAS, but it is highly configurable and sports several professional features.
Summary: When I received the unit the first thing I noticed was the price, I actually thought "I'd never buy this myself", however, now that I've been using it for a while I think I should be keeping the device in service.
Pros: Gigabit, Very complete set of features, Easy to use, Linux allows you to add/change features, Extremely silent
Cons: Room for only one internal hard drive, Runs a bit hot due to lack of cooling, The size would have allowed an internal power supply, Doesn't come with a hard drive
Summary: By far the QNAP TS-109 Pro’s greatest asset is its long list of features, including everything you could possibly ask for in a NAS device. The functionality of the unit was excellent as it was easy to setup and use.
Conclusion: For small businesses who want a large network storage solution for sharing data amongst users or for storing backups, the TS-109 Pro is a fine choice. It's expandable via its eSATA and USB ports, it's fast, and it packs plenty of management, remote access and security features.
Pros: Has a fast gigabit Ethernet interface, supports drives up to 1TB, can be expanded via USB 2.0 and eSATA ports, has built in servers for Web and FTP functions
Cons: Its multimedia Web interface didn't work during our tests
Summary: Флагманский среди однодисковых NAS-серверов от QNAP TS-109 Pro оставил двойственное впечатление. С одной стороны, отличный дизайн, основательный корпус (по совместительству — радиатор), вследствие чего — практическая бесшумность.