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 SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive makes up for its slow USB speed by offering an excellent feature set and an SD card slot that will make most casual mobile users happy, especially photographers.
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 don't need remote access and can look past sluggish RAID 1 performance, the Zyxel NSA-220 NAS drive offers a useful set of basic features, solid performance, and best-in-class Web-based management.
The ReadyNAS Ultra 4 is a workhorse NAS server best suited for home- or small-office environments, where heavy data sharing and backups are required.
If you have a digital library that's larger than the capacity of your tablet and want to bring it all with you on the go, the Wireless Plus is arguably the best choice on the market.
The QNAP TS-412 makes a very good NAS server for environments where advanced network storage is needed.
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.
The budget-minded Synology Disk Station DS214se is an excellent choice for home with casual backup, media-streaming, and data-sharing needs.
The Patriot Aero is a fast and competent mobile drive that unfortunately doesn't have enough new features to make it stand out.
The QNAP TS-259 Pro is a dual-bay NAS server that offers great performance and features for a high premium. It's a device best suited for environments with high networking demand and for those who possess an intermediate to advanced know-how of networking.
The Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ offers a lot in the way of features and performance, which is good, because it's expensive.
Fast and relatively simple, the D-Link ShareCenter DNS-325 NAS server makes a good home network storage solution for data sharing, media streaming, and backups. Those who want more features and easier remote data access, however, should check out some alternatives.
The Disk Station DS410 is one of the most affordable four-bay full-feature NAS servers on the market. While it's overwhelming for novice home users, advanced users will also find it to be one of the best RAID 5-capable NAS servers for their home or small business environments.
The Western Digital My Book World Edition is a fast, plug and play simple-to-use NAS server that unfortunately lacks many features and has subpar remote access performance.
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.
Compact, Internet-ready, and well-designed, the Wi-Drive makes a convenient companion for frequent travelers who have from one to three tablets and a moderate library of digital content.
Despite a few shortcomings, the Corsair Voyager Air is an excellent way to extend your mobile devices' storage capacity and features.