The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.
Given its relatively low price, the Seagate Business Storage 4-Bay NAS is worth the investment.
The EFG120 offers the perfect feature set for some small businesses, but everyone else should turn to better-equipped competition.
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.
The budget-minded Synology Disk Station DS214se is an excellent choice for home with casual backup, media-streaming, and data-sharing needs.
At Computex, Synology previewed a number of updates to its consumer network-attached storage lineup, with three key new models on show.
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 5TB and 6TB WD Red hard drives are designed for home NAS servers, while a new WD Red Pro drive, available in 2TB, 3TB and 4TB, is for serious business.
Next month, Synology will ship the new DS414play designed to handle full-HD media streaming with built-in media transcoding capability.
The GoFlex Home Network Storage System is a simple storage server and a great accessory for a Seagate GoFlex Desk hard drive. However, if you want a NAS with a lot of features, you should keep looking.
If you want to keep your data safe from handling mishaps while getting the top Thunderbolt performance on the market, look no further than the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt All-Terrain portable drive.