U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Science and Technology > Computers
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
Old 12-01-2014, 09:50 AM
10,755 posts, read 18,013,891 times
Reputation: 10244


I'll second Synology. I have one at home (RAID 1) that's been flawless for about 4 years. It's used for laptop backups, streaming to my Roku, personal cloud for mobile devices. They also function as a TimeMachine target, webserver, VPN, FTP, you can stream movies and music to your mobile devices.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Old 12-01-2014, 05:37 PM
287 posts, read 418,631 times
Reputation: 681
Does it have to be NAS? For ease of use, it's hard to beat plugging in a USB drive and copying files over.

I would consider something with drives made by HGST, as they have the best reliability record (according to BackBlaze). I work at a creative agency and we use Touro drives for backups.

HGST Touro Desk | Stackable, Effortless Plug and Play Storage

Alternatively, she could back up her photos on Dropbox, which is about $10/month if paid in full at once.

Last edited by arjo; 12-01-2014 at 05:50 PM..
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Science and Technology > Computers
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:01 PM.

© 2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top