File Server vs NAS

Overview This article will discuss the options available to an IT Admin to replace their existing PC File Server with a Synology DiskStation, a modern PC File Server, or a DIY project. Synopsis Recently, a friend of mine asked for some advice with one his clients, a small lawyer’s office with thirty employees that was looking to replace their existing PC File Server. The existing server is a DIY AMD 800MHz computer with 512MB RAM, and two 500GB HDDs in RAID-1 handled through a PCI SATA Controller. The initial complaint from his client was that the computer is too...

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