Thankfully, local backup isn’t so crippled. We tested the NAS device’s performance using this setup as well as both four-drive and two-drive RAID 0 configurations in order to place it on a level playing ground with competitors. We also run two file transfer tests to see how the NAS device performs in the real word. In addition, we transfer 20GB worth of GB files, a faster test that is similar to dealing with large videos, disk images or database files. Stay up to date with the latest news, reviews and features.

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This device must be connected to an Ethernet network to lbackarmor, and that virtually guarantees that it is thus also connected to your broadband Internet access.

The Device compact with less noise.

Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. We run Intel’s NAS Performance Toolkitwhich determines how the NAS device performs when streaming p high-definition media from the device as well as the ability to record the same video while performing backup operations.

It is accompanied by MB of memory. Perhaps you will not mind Seagate blackarmog this window onto your private data storage. Our main qualm was the need “claim” a newly inserted hard drive before you can add it to a volume.

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BlackArmor NAS Network Storage Server | Seagate

The user interface even provides a time gauge for the RAID build, which is very handy for RAID 5 builds that can take up to six or seven hours at a time. However, there is no support for backing up to or acting as a backup for a non-Seagate NAS device. Pros Clean Web user interface, comes with hard drives, BlackArmor Backup is comprehensive for individuals and small businesses.


Would you buy this? We had to use the device as an attached device instead of a joined device or rename the server Rated 5 out of 5 by wpk from User friendly I was able to install this additional NAS storage without delay.

Overall a great product for home office. No Longer Available Update Location close. We asked them for a more detailed explanation of this behaviour and how to turn off the so-called status reporting. b,ackarmor

NAS 400 Series

However, jas not without its flaws. The response is good enough for home office with mostly documents and photos. It connects to your network via dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, with full support for port failover protection.

I need power and lots of it.

Bottom Line Seagate’s BlackArmor NAS is quite easy to use and maintain, particularly if you need it to back up data from up to 10 computers at a time. The clean user interface makes it easy to manage, while the tool-less drive trays and tightly integrated BlackArmor Backup software nax single computer backups easy to implement for up to 10 simultaneous users.

Seagate BlackArmor NAS 400 4-bay Network Storage Server Diskless

Rated 4 out of 5 by Pensacola Bruce from Appears to function as stated GB access x2 Ethernet ports is nice, Configuration is intuitive though it will not join a Domain with anything but 3 character extension like com, org, gov etc. So far, we’ve sent back 5 units to the manufacturer. Additionally, it appears that the NAS is a simple Linux server, under the hood. Cons Remote replication support is poor, slow performance overall, Mac support lacking. Seagate’s bundles the Acronis-based BlackArmor Backup software suite with the BlackArmor Blaackarmoraffording Windows users a number of tailored backup options as well as hard drive cloning and management tools.


Seagate BlackArmor NAS 4-bay Network Storage Server Diskless | eBay

In addition, we transfer 20GB worth of GB files, a faster test that nass similar to dealing with large videos, disk images blackarmkr database files. Stay up to date with the latest news, reviews and features. The Storage is rugged and I do a lot of backup, moving around large files and copying.

Seagate NAS reviews. We’re also in line to receive a replacement hard drive because one recently died in a 4TB BlackArmor NAS, the only one we’ve not sent back. However, you’ll need at least two of these NAS devices if you want to keep your data secure. Seagate NAS specs.