The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.
The tiniest of NAS drives, the Buffalo LinkStation Mini keeps up with its full-size competition in terms of both features and performance. However, you'll pay a premium price for this small, silent networked drive.
Buffalo Technology's redesigned cloud service, BuffaloLink, will first be available with its new LinkStation 400 Series of NAS servers.
Designed to quickly turn external hard drives into a home storage network, the MediaShare Mini could use lots of improvement in regard to ease of use. Savvy users, however, will find it a fun device to have.
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.
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.
Despite the lack of features, the LaCie 5big NAS Pro is an excellent buy, thanks to its superfast performance, ease of use, and massive capacity.
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.
Buffalo releases a new LinkStation Duo NAS server that offers a large amount of storage and ease of use for home and small office environments.
The Maxtor Central Axis is a simple, compact, and fast NAS device that offers 1TB of storage at a fair price. Be warned, though, that it runs hot and comes with confusing desktop software, a sluggish, unintuitive Web-based interface and a limited backup application.
Given its relatively low price, the Seagate Business Storage 4-Bay NAS is worth the investment.