The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
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.
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 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.
The QNAP TS-412 makes a very good NAS server for environments where advanced network storage is needed.
For a reasonable price, the HP MediaSmart Server EX495 is a great network storage, content managing, and backup device for home and small business environments. It offers stellar performance, a great backup solution, and remote access options that are easy to use.