Summary: This NAS is great. It has NFS, CIFS/SMB, and FTP. On top of that the webUI is easy is clean, but let me give you a list of pros and cons to clear why it didn't get a 5 stars. Pros: 1) Good compatibility across OS's (since I can use NFS, CIFS/SMB, or FTP 2) Easy Setup (instructions are easy to...
Summary: I've been using a 220 for the best part of year now and I'm reasonably happy with it. To start at the beginning... I originally opted for the Seagate from the local electronics store. I figured it was a name brand and I could slowly get more as required. Boy did I get that wrong!
Summary: Drive works like a dream. After a power outage, I got e-mails for several hours as the drive rebuilt it's self from the RAID image! My only qualms are slow transfer speeds, possibly due to raid disk imaging as files are transferred, as everything is running on Gigabit in my home office!
Summary: After having lost two Maxtor Shared II NAS systems over the past year I was very cautious about purchasing another Seagate manufactured product, especially since the whole reason why I purchased the Seagate BlackArmor was to serve as back-up DASD to store my music, pictures, video and digitized VHS...
Summary: I needed to replace my freenas system. I was going to upgrade another old desk top since they are great for that, but when I started pricing out some parts, it became apparent that I could more than triple my space and not have to work on older hardware and still pay less.
Summary: This Seagate NAS is wrapped in a sleek black outfit. The device is not too difficult to setup. The only draw back as mentioned by other is how loud it sounds. After having it for couple of months, there is a pretty loud hum all the time. Good thing this is a NAS.
Painless and Reliable Network Backup Solution - thank you!
Farnoosh Brock, Amazon
17 June 2011
Summary: The Seagate BlackArmor NAS 220 has so far provided a painless and reliable network backup solution. Setup was very easy: plug in the power, plug in the network cable to your home network and turn it on.