NAS Compares Synology DS718+ NAS Vs QNAP TS-253Be NAS Comparison

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NAS Compares Synology DS718+ NAS Vs QNAP TS-253Be NAS Comparison

Synology DS718+ vs QNAP TS-253Be NAS

Network Attached Storage (NAS) has grown exceptionally popular in 2019, for a number of reasons. First, the importance of our data at home with our family, to the phones that we carry on the commute, to the devices we use in everyday work create data CONSTANTLY. Second, the majority of users (even without knowing it) are sharing a fantastically large amount of data about themselves on cloud/3rd party platforms that once it is there, can either never be deleted or can be shared without knowing consent. Lastly, the fact that said data services are remote, or prone to intrusion, means that your need for data safety and privacy has never been higher. Add to this that alot of that data is pretty priceless (that is to say, literally that if it is gone, no money you pay can ever get it back) and what you have is a situation where a private and 100% controllable cloud/network solution is incredibly appealing. Given that most cloud services will charge you around £10 a month for data services for just 1 terabyte, that is hundreds of pounds a year for comparatively secure storage. It is, for this reason, that compact, yet powerful NAS solutions like the Synology DS718+ and the QNAP TS-253Be are very popular. These NAS drives, arriving at around £300+, give you fast file access, bespoke security setups, RAID hard drive data protection, hundreds of included applications for tailored file type access and still give you all the smooth and easy access that companies like DropBox, Google Drive and OneDrive provide, but in a much more physical, permanent and secure form. Synology and QNAP are still too of the biggest brands in network attached storage drives and although the DS718+ and TS-253Be are very similar drives indeed, the two brands leverage that price tag in different directions. See below about the difference.

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