[REVIEW] Synology DS412+ versus QNAP TS-469 Pro, battle for the SMB segment.【TOP 13 of '13】

TOP 13 of 2013: Synology Vs. QNAP - AkihabaraNews.com

【Published August 14, 2013 - Top 13 of '13

Contributor Ike Leus is a long-time AkihabaraNews reviewer.

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Both QNAP and Synology provided us with a unit from their high-end SMB NAS lineup. In this review we will be comparing both units both on hardware performance as software functionality.

Synology’s key features:

  • 205.68 MB/sec Reading, 182.66 MB/sec Writing(combined)
  • 2 LAN with Failover and Link Aggregation Support
  • Features SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • CPU Passive Cooling Technology & System Fan Redundancy
  • Hot-swappable Hard Drive Design
  • Windows® ADS and ACL Support
  • VMware® / Citrix® / Microsoft® Hyper-V® Compliance
  • Running on Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM)

QNAP’s key features:

  • Centralized Storage and File Sharing
  • Backup Center for Business
  • NAS, iSCSI/ IP-SAN Storage Combo Solution for Server Virtualization
  • iSCSI and Virtualization Deployment
  • Feature-rich All-in-one NAS Applications Private Cloud Storage for Ease of Deployment
  • Exceptional Performance: 221.8 MB/sec Reading, 220.8 MB/sec Writing
  • SuperSpeed USB3.0, SATA 6Gb/s Supported
  • Energy-efficient & Eco-friendly

System specs

Hardware differences...

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