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Pros: 55.6/33.3 MB/s single-disk read/write performance, Gigabit Ethernet NIC with Jumbo Frame functionality, Rugged black alloy chassis provides durability with elegance, Three total High-Speed USB 2.0 ports available, Frequent firmware development and free software support, Pre-installed PHP+MySQL an...
Cons: Lacks hardware-level data redundancy, Large AC power adapter brick adds to overall footprint, Package includes obsolete CAT-5e Ethernet patch cable
Conclusion: The QNAP TS-119 is a pretty impressive NAS mini server, which I can highly recommend for small business users and home enthusiasts who would beneift from a pretty extensive range of features.
Pros: Good mesh of business and home features, Looks stylish, Swappable storage
Cons: Outdated manual, Some features are overkill for target market
QNAP's 1-bay NAS device has media server and iSCSI functionality
Good Gear Guide.au
11 February 2010
Summary: If you need a versatile external drive enclosure, the QNAP TS-119 Turbo NAS device is a great choice. iSCSI, RAID 1 and a number of multimedia functions are all complemented by fast file transfer speeds.
Pros: Extremely fast throughput speeds, iSCSI target functionality, can be configured in a RAID 1 array with external hard drives, easy-to-use Web interface
Cons: Re-assembling the enclosure can be fiddly, initial Q-RAID1 setup is lengthy, long start-up time