Today, we are looking at the Qnap TS-251B which is more than just a dumbed down file storage appliance.
There is always a need to store data locally that you can access with every system in the home or office. It used to be that you had to build your own server (which we will explore soon in an upcoming article) but it used to require a dedicated system or file server to be on 24/7 ready to serve up your files on your network. This or even worse all fo your files were on your main system with no backup capabilities or limited network streaming capabilities.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips