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Based entirely on the Pogoplug service, the Buffalo CloudStor Pro NAS server makes a great investment for Pogoplug fans. Its lack of support for general local network features will make others think twice about getting it.
The Buffalo LinkStation Live has a lot of features and the right price to make it a really compelling home NAS drive, but its slow speeds give us pause.
Space Monkey's alternative cloud service is cheaper and offers more than its competitors, but you need to invest time and effort to set it up.
The QNAP TS-469 Pro is one of the best four-bay NAS servers on the market and will eventually justify the price you pay for it.
Not only is the Asustor AS-604T an excellent NAS server for serious network storage needs, it's also very easy to use thanks to the extremely well-designed user interface.
The Synology DiskStation DS1513+ is easily one of the best multiple-bay NAS servers to date, performing superbly both as an advanced storage server and as the central host for a long list of home entertainment and business uses.
If you're in the market for raw speed and lots of storage space, the N4800eco will deliver, but those wanting more should keep looking.
Buffalo Technology's redesigned cloud service, BuffaloLink, will first be available with its new LinkStation 400 Series of NAS servers.
With its friendly pricing, fast performance, and handy personal cloud features, the WD My Cloud EX2 is an ideal network storage device for a small connected home.
Buffalo introduces new NAS servers that use Pogoplug for storage cloud service.