Summary: This is a two part review: First, come from the day i acquired the machine. Is perfect do-all-things-mini-server for home, but was a little bit too tech oriented, making it more difficult for non geeks setup it. The software was not that perfect "yet".
Summary: Seems to be an incredibly versatile product with tons more features than the average user or even I.T. person would implement on a single device. Purchased this product as a test of functionality and features before recommending higher end model to business customer in a mid size corporate...
Summary: Pros: Quick transfers over gigabit 50MB/s Quick transfers over USB 3 to NTFS non encrypted disk ~50MB/s Frequent firmware updates Great support Cons: Disk encryption degrades the performance when backing up to external hd over USB3 No display showing ip address/configuration Pricy
Summary: I've been using QNAP's for over a year now at my company and they are hands-down the preferred NAS in our tech department. This model is only a single drive unit which we use for temporary storage (server imaging, backup seeding, etc). performance and features are great.