NAS Systems
9.3
Thecus N7510 Front Right Angle

Thecus N7510 Review – 7-bay workgroup NAS

Thecus delivers a quality 7-bay NAS solution at a lower price point than its 5-bay competition.


9.3
Synology DS1812+ Main Unit

Synology DS1812+ 8-bay NAS Long Term Review – Great

The Synology DS1812+ is a great 8-bay NAS unit with solid performance, easy-to-use management and consistent reliability.



Creating users with a Synology NAS

Creating users with a Synology NAS is simple! We have already done a few guides such as how to create an iSCSI target with a Synology NAS and how to create network shares. Those were very quick. Today we are going to do a guide...


How to Setup an iSCSI Target Using a Synology DS1812+ NAS

Today we are going to go over iSCSI Target setup on a Synology NAS, specifically the Synology DS1812+. For those wondering, iSCSI is a block-level protocol for accessing storage. Basically what that means is that the iSCSI clie...



How to Setup Network Sharing with a Synology DS1812+

Continuing the series with the Synology DS1812+, today we are looking at how to set up network sharing. Last week we had a guide to quickly set up the Synology NAS. Having the NAS online is really the first step. Next, one need...


Synology Quick Installation – Get the NAS Online Fast

The Synology DS1812+ has recently been unboxed and its hardware exposed. Now it is time to look at what the Synology DS1812+ has in terms of software. That offering is standard across the Synology line. Today we are looking at ...



Synology DS1812+ Hardware Teardown

Today we follow-up on the Synology DS1812+ unboxing and exterior look with a view of the 8-bay NAS unit’s internals. One major question we like to answer is what is inside these pre-built units. Before we get into this, I...


Synology DS1812+ Unboxing and Exterior

Recently Synology sent their DS1812+ unit for a thorough review. We will be breaking this piece into several parts. This one will cover the initial unboxing as well as the exterior of the unit. Unless you open up the case, this...