Excerpt: Network storage is a concept that many people use without a second thought in corporate environments, but what about at home? In addition, a larger number of people are beginning to utilize cloud services, and most of those services include some storage capability. What if you could implement both, easily and with one device?
Summary: Today we are going to talk about QNAP's new generation two-bay Turbo NAS with iSCSI, especially designed for small business and home users who are looking for a large storage center. This solution supports RAID 1, offers hot-swappable hard disk design, features two eSATA and multiple USB ports.
Conclusion: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to ensure that all aspects of the product are considered, there are often times unforeseen market conditions and manufacturer changes which occur after publication that could render our rating obsolete.
Cons: Marvell 88F6282 system controller has to work pretty hard, No USB 3.0 ports available on TS-x19P+ models, Write performance might slow down backups, Some capabilities will be too daunting for a novice SOHO user, Many consumer HDDs not suitable for drive arrays, enterprise units are $$$
Summary: Today we are going to discuss a 2-bay network-attached storage server with iSCSI from QNAP dedicated to the SOHO and home users. It supports 2.5" and 3.5" SATA hard drives, and is promised to offer hardware design for storage expansion, and high data access performance.
Conclusion: The Qnap TS-219P is a powerful and extremely useful little NAS box, it won’t take up much space or make a lot of noise, but it will allow you to do things over your network that you’ve only dreamed of. It’s certainly much more than a backup device… The interface is very nicely down and easy to navigate for even the most novice of user. Anyone can have the Qnap TS-219P up and running on their network in a matter of minutes really.
Pros: Quick and easy setup, Nicely designed and well made, Quiet, Easy to use for even the novice user, Extremely useful, Can be enhanced with add-on packages
Cons: Might be considered expensive by some, A bit slower than others (could be due to the 2.5″ drives access times)
Excerpt: The TS-219P is a great solution for home users who want a full-featured NAS with a compact design and cheaper price tag than some of the larger QNAP NAS units. Two drive bays and the option of single disk, JBOD, or RAID 0/1 configurations will meet the needs of most home and small office users. Additionally, the built in software provides functions well beyond just storage.
Excerpt: Qnap (Quality Network Appliance Provider) Systems, Inc. è un produttore informatico con sede a Taiwan specializzato nelle soluzioni di storage in rete per i privati e le imprese. QNAP ha prodotto numerose serie di NAS e NVR (network video recorder) fornendo sempre ai propri clienti soluzioni ad alte prestazioni per archiviazioni e backup affidabili, nonché apparecchi all’avanguardia nel campo della videosorveglianza.