Should You Buy A Desktop Or Rackmount RAID Storage Device?

Choosing a Desktop or Rackmount NAS for your home or Business? Let’s face it – data is EVERYWHERE! It is inescapable, it is necessary and most important of all, it needs to be kept somewhere safe. With data breaches and online hacks becoming a near-monthly occurrence, it is all too understand why a person or […]

RAID Explained – Best Configuration for your Hard Disks

What is RAID and why do I need it?  RAID is not a new thing. Originally created as means of combining multiple smaller hard drives and combining them into 1 large storage volume (so your PC would only see one hard drive like your C:/ drive, instead of several smaller hard drives connected). RAID stands […]

Ways to Improve your Storage on the Cheap

Storage improvements that cost less So you bought your NAS a few years ago and it is starting to look a little full. Perhaps it’s not quite as fast as it used to be due to its constant use or maybe newer and faster network trends are beginning to make your Network Attached Storage look […]

Choosing The Right NAS Brand in 2019

What is a NAS server? It sounds a bit technical to me The word server can sometimes bring out a cold sweat in the less technically minded or IT experienced, but in reality, it is a pretty harmless term. A server is a piece of hardware (like a computer) or software (so a program that […]

WD Hard Drive and SSD – Which Should Content Creators Use

Why are some HDD and SSD better than others for NAS, PCs, Surveillance and DataCenters?  Hard Drive media has been around a long time – I mean a REALLY long time. Once it was deemed only for Desktop Computers but those days seem almost alien to us now that there are both Hard Drives and […]

Data Storage tips for Photo and Video Editors

Essentials for Photographers and Videographers  If you’re serious about photography and Video editing you’re going to have to take a moment to step away from your camera and think about where those all-important shots are going to live. Modern-day Digital single-lens reflex camera (or SLRs) have for the most part abandoned the film based media […]

Toshiba 16TB HDD MG08 SERIES MG08ACA16T                                              

Toshiba 16TB HDD MG08 SERIES MG08ACA16T ENTERPRISE CAPACITY HDD Using an industry-leading[1] 9-disk design pioneered by Toshiba, the MG08 Series provides 16TB[2] of conventional magnetic recording (CMR) capacity and 7,200 rpm performance. The industry-standard 3.5-inch[3] form-factor integrates easily into cloud-scale storage infrastructure, business-critical servers and storage, and File and Object storage solutions. Toshiba’s precision industrial […]

WD Ultrastar DC HC620 15TB

Highlights • Industry’s first enterprise-grade 15TB¹ HDD • Combines HelioSeal® and host-managed SMR to deliver 25% more capacity than 12TB CMR drives • Purpose-built for “sequential write” applications • Consistent, predictable performance with uncompromising enterprise-class quality and reliability for true enterprise experience • 2.5M hour MTBF²rating • 5-year limited warranty Applications/Environments • Big Data or […]

WD Purple 12TB Surveillance drives- WD121PURZ

WD Purple™ Surveillance Hard Drives WD Purple™ drives are built for 24/7, always-on, high-definition security systems. WD Purple™ surveillance storage feature Western Digital’s exclusive AllFrame™ technology, so you can confidently create a security system tailored to the needs of your business. Using AllFrame™ technology, WD Purple™ drives improve video capturing and helps to reduce errors, […]

WD Ultrastar DC HC530 14TB

Highlights • 14TB capacity in a standard 3.5-inch form factor • CMR technology works seamlessly in capacity enterprise applications & environments • Reliable, field-proven, 5th generation design • HelioSeal® design delivers outstanding power efficiency (Watts/TB) • TDMR and improved dual-stage micro-actuator provide optimal head positioning and rotational vibration robustness • 2.5M hours MTBF2 rating & 5-year limited warranty • Instant Secure […]