The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.
For a low-cost entry-level network storage device, the WD My Cloud is very impressive both in performance and features, making it one of the best deals for home users.
Given its relatively low price, the Seagate Business Storage 4-Bay NAS is worth the investment.
The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.
The budget-minded Synology Disk Station DS214se is an excellent choice for home with casual backup, media-streaming, and data-sharing needs.
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.
While it's massive overkill and cost-prohibitive for most general consumers, the Promise Pegasus2 is a great storage device for professionals, especially those who need to edit 4K videos in real time.
CNET editor Dong Ngo picks the eight most interesting products of 2013 within the realm of home networking and storage.
Don't expect Piper's slight build to mean that it's short on performance. This $239 all-in-one security system offers a great value for smaller homes and budding DIYers.
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
The affordable Seagate Central delivers as a fast and easy-to-use network storage device for home backup and entertainment purposes.