Network Attached Storage (NAS) manufacturer Asustor has upgraded its NAS software platform the Asustor Data Master (ADM) to version 2.0. New Apps added include Mission Backup, FTP Explorer and Searchlight search engine. App Central has also been updated and two mobile Apps have been added. The user interface optimized to allow you to upload your own desktop wallpaper, pin frequently used Apps to the ADM menu bar and arrange the order of your Apps.
Media storage solutions for the home have come a long way from the days of floppy disk, burning CDs, USB flash drive or just leaving your data on your computer. So now you want to buy a NAS drive but not sure where to start. The first thing to is that a NAS drive is a long-term investment and therefore, need lots of thought before you go out and buy one. I would not recommend you popping out to the shop and buy a NAS drive as you would a case of CDs. Like a business you might have to think about how your data is going to grow, because we are downloading and saving than we used to.
NAS (Network Attached Storage) drives have grown in space, functions and features over the last couple of years. It is no longer only for business use, A NAS is now an essential digital storage device for homes. USB sticks, CDs and DVDs are too small for the amount of data we want to store and they lack the features that make a NAS more convenient.
I don’t think you will need to buy another NAS Drive after this one. The AS 6 Series has three models to suite your current and future data needs. You can get an 8-bay down to a 2-bay: 8-bay (AS-608T), 6-bay (AS-606T), 4-bay (AS-604T) and 2-bay (AS-602T). The features of the AS 6 Series extend into the commercial use as well so depending on your need for a NAS there is one here for you.
Do you need to store your files and access them wirelessly, then this new NAS drive from Synology is a possibility. The DiskStation DS213air 2-bay NAS server comes with built-in Wi-Fi for easy connectivity and access. It is an ideal library for you photos, music and videos. Its sleek design makes it suitable for any home office or a small desk.
Sony has announced plans to launch a new 500GB NAS device for today’s digital home. The new “Nasne” device as it is called comes with built in digital terrestrial and satellite broadcast tuners. Nasne works with other Sony Apps such as "Torne" for PlayStation3 (PS3) and "VAIO TV with Nasne" for VAIO so that you can watch and record digital TV and satellite broadcast programs.
Vixs has collaborated with Axentra to port Axentra’s HipServ NAS Media Software to XCode 4208 media processor. As one of the leading digital media access software, HipServ enables consumer to access their digital media from a wide range of devices such as Android and Apple’s iOS based mobile devices. The collaboration will allow OEMs to shorten the development of NAS (Network Attached Storage) base solutions that offers video transcoding.
With the growing popularity of home cloud solutions such as Apple’s iCloud and and Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet. ZyXEL said they are entering the home cloud solution market with a new solution that does not require a third-party cloud service. They will leverage Polkast’s cloud solution on their platform to allow users to access personal data on any device that has an Internet connection.
D-Link has released an advance home network digital media storage solution: ShareCenter Pulse (DNS-320). ShareCenter Pulse is the first from D-Link’s new storage range and is available in the UK from amazon, dabs and ebuyer. The ShareCenter Pulse is packed full of features for those who need to centralised their digital media storage plus the flexibility to share, access, stream and protect these medias.
Buffalo Technology LinkStation network storage family has been extended with the addition of the V-Series range of Network Attach Storage (NAS) solution. The new line consists of LinkStation Pro. LinkStation Pro Duo and LinkStation Quad. As Standard there is connectivity for the Apple range of handheld devices, automatic backup and the ability to access your LinkStation from anywhere in the world from a internet connection.