Summary: Extremely easy to set up. Remember, these DO NOT COME WITH DRIVES! You must buy 4 drives to install in the device. Setup is very easy from the web interface. Has decent sharing options. Wish it had iSCSI capability though.
Summary: Great NAS. This is my second QNAP. I also have a TS869-pro that works well. This one has four 2TB drives (WD green) and it works well enough for my needs. It is merely a dumping ground for a backup of backups.
Great technical support and they actually answer the phone and ...
Y. Pines "yopines", Amazon
2 January 2015
Summary: The most affordable professional grade NAS (and believe me I spent months pricing them out). Great technical support and they actually answer the phone and seem eager to help you. Easily install 16TB and multiple RAID and HDD configurations. Solid NAS
Pros: Uses standard RAID configurations 0,1,5,6. It was extremely easy to setup and configure. The built in tools work seamlessly with all my wireless devices (iPad 2, iPhone 4s, and Nokia 920).
Cons: Rebuild Time Is Slow.... With that being said, online user group had a simple config change to the root OS that fixed the issue. The original setting on the unit is deliberately slow to allow other drives to operate with only limited performance degeneration. Knowing this, a minor alteration of t...
Summary: I used to run a server at home for the purpose of file storage, backup center, media center, etc... This replaces that system at a fraction of the cost and the size.
Pros: Easy to set up. Admin interface easy to use. Lots of apps and modules to install to extend functionality. Ability to bind the two NICs. Ability to upgrade drive capacity in place (Using raid 10, just need to follow procedure and replace each drive one by one). VPN functionality, cloud access outs...