[olug] NAS

Craig Wolf wolfout101 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 1 16:26:58 UTC 2013

I have used the QNap in the past and would buy another one in a heartbeat!
 Easy to use, rock solid also.  Do not know what their support is like
because in 2 years, never needed them at all.

Craig Wolf

On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Sheldon, Roger W <
Roger.Sheldon at firstdata.com> wrote:

> Looking to purchase NAS for SOHO use. Any recommends? Intended use for
> home, storing a lot of ISO's I will be creating from OEM disks I purchased.
> Mounting an ISO and reading them is faster than CD's/DVD'S and this helps
> greatly when rendering. Just need lota space. Also would be the normal
> everyday stuff like images, music, media streaming etc. I'm looking at the
> models below. From what I can gather Synology has a good implementation
> that reviews indicate as being rock solid and great applications for SOHO.
> Synology also supports expansion units, VMware, vSphere 5, Citrix and
> Windows Server 2012 (whatever the heck that is). Not so sure about their
> Hybrid RAID as it kinds sounds like an offshoot of DROBO's version or RAID.
> I think it comes with 3yr or 5yr warranty. QNAP was the other NAS I was
> looking at as they seem to have good NAS setup as well as applications. I
> think QNAP has more modes when it comes configuring for network link
> aggregation. Synology also supports link aggregati
>  on as well and comes with two or four Gigabit connections
> Synology DS1812+ (8 Bay ) with expansion units can scale to 72TB
> Synology DS1512+ (5 Bay) with expansion units can scale to 60TB
> Roger Sheldon
> Storage Engineer
> wk 402.777.7901
> cell 402.889.2585
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