Dave Mitchell
Canon i-Sensys MF744Cdw review: A one-touch wonder
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peripherals

Canon i-Sensys MF744Cdw review: A one-touch wonder

A low-cost colour laser MFP with great connectivity, good security and a whole library of useful apps
29 Jul 2021
Zyxel USG Flex 200 review: A timely and effective solution
A photograph of the Zyxel USG Flex 200
Security

Zyxel USG Flex 200 review: A timely and effective solution

A great-value security appliance with top cloud management and clever remote protection features
28 Jul 2021
Hybrid backup for business
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backup

Hybrid backup for business

Flexible working is here to stay, and backing up has never been more important
26 Jul 2021
Qnap TS-873A review: A supremely versatile business NAS
A photograph of the Qnap TS-873A
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-873A review: A supremely versatile business NAS

Great performance and a choice of operating systems make this an excellent appliance
26 Jul 2021
Synology DVA3221 review: Much more than a NAS
A photograph of the Synology DVA3221
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DVA3221 review: Much more than a NAS

This surveillance solution is easy to deploy and packed with useful video analysis tools
22 Jul 2021
Voip Unlimited Voip Exchange 2021 review: Ideal for remote workers
A screenshot of Voip Unlimited Voip Exchange 2021
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

Voip Unlimited Voip Exchange 2021 review: Ideal for remote workers

An affordable cloud VoIP and videoconferencing service that could hardly be easier to deploy and use
20 Jul 2021
Fujitsu Primeflex for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud review: Nutanix in a jiffy
Fujitsu Primeflex for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud
Server & storage

Fujitsu Primeflex for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud review: Nutanix in a jiffy

Fujitsu does all the HCI deployment so you don’t have to
19 Jul 2021
Gradwell Wave review: Capable cloud-hosted VoIP
A screenshot showing Gradwell Wave's account management page and softphone iOS app
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

Gradwell Wave review: Capable cloud-hosted VoIP

Easy deployment and great call features make this a likeable cloud VoIP service – and it’s good value
13 Jul 2021
Trust Iris review: A mighty lozenge of video conferencing goodness
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video conferencing

Trust Iris review: A mighty lozenge of video conferencing goodness

An affordable business video solution with top-notch image quality and clever speaker tracking features
7 Jul 2021
3CX Phone System Pro 16 Update 8 review: Flexible and affordable
A screenshot of the 3CX Phone System Pro 16 Update 8 dashboard
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

3CX Phone System Pro 16 Update 8 review: Flexible and affordable

Concerned about hosting an on-site VoIP system? Rest easy – this PBX is easy to set up, yet hugely versatile
6 Jul 2021
Synology DiskStation DS1821+ review: Hard to fault
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network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DiskStation DS1821+ review: Hard to fault

A powerful desktop NAS offering every storage feature an SMB is likely to need at a very fair price
1 Jul 2021
How to choose the right cloud supplier for your business
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cloud hosting

How to choose the right cloud supplier for your business

Whether you've already moved your servers to the cloud or are in the market for something new, here's what to look out for
18 Jun 2021
Synology RackStation RS2421RP+ review: AMD to the rescue
Synology RackStation RS2421RP+
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology RackStation RS2421RP+ review: AMD to the rescue

This capacious rack NAS offers a big speed boost over its Atom-powered predecessor
17 Jun 2021
Western Digital My Cloud Pro Series PR4100 review: A worthy out-of-the-box option
The Western Digital My Cloud Pro Series PR4100
network attached storage (NAS)

Western Digital My Cloud Pro Series PR4100 review: A worthy out-of-the-box option

It’s short on apps, but the PR4100 provides an easily managed private cloud for file sharing and backup
14 Jun 2021
DrayTek VigorAP 960C review: The perfect next-generation wireless solution
The DrayTek VigorAP 960C
wifi & hotspots

DrayTek VigorAP 960C review: The perfect next-generation wireless solution

An affordable, flexible Wi-Fi 6 AP that delivers great performance and easy mesh options
11 Jun 2021
Synology RackStation RS4021xs+ review: A familiar face
Synology RackStation RS4021xs+ front and rear
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology RackStation RS4021xs+ review: A familiar face

Synology’s speedy high-capacity rack NAS gets a new name and more memory - but no upgrades
10 Jun 2021
Qsan XCubeNAS XN7016R review: A big rack for big business
Qsan XCubeNAS XN7016R front and rear
network attached storage (NAS)

Qsan XCubeNAS XN7016R review: A big rack for big business

A very expandable rack NAS that’s big on performance and loaded with high-end data protection features
9 Jun 2021
How to protect your endpoints
Security lock cyber protection
cyber security

How to protect your endpoints

With more people than ever working from home, it’s vital to ensure that laptops, mobiles and PCs are secure
9 Jun 2021
EnGenius ECW230 review: Quick, but not quick enough
EnGenius ECW230
wifi & hotspots

EnGenius ECW230 review: Quick, but not quick enough

Not the cheapest or fastest Wi-Fi 6 access point, but the cloud management features are hard to fault
8 Jun 2021
Qnap TS-h973AX review: Our top-choice desktop NAS
The Qnap TS-h973AX
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-h973AX review: Our top-choice desktop NAS

A versatile and powerful network storage superhero with a sharp focus on data security and protection
4 Jun 2021
StorageCraft ShadowXafe review: Virtuosic VM backup
StorageCraft ShadowXafe OneSystem dashboard
backup

StorageCraft ShadowXafe review: Virtuosic VM backup

An affordable one-stop backup shop for virtual environments, with great data-recovery services
2 Jun 2021
Buyer’s guide to cloud file sharing
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cloud storage

Buyer’s guide to cloud file sharing

Discover how to pick the right cloud file sharing service for your business
28 May 2021
Qnap TS-1886XU-RP review: Qnap caches in on storage performance
Qnap TS-1886XU-RP review
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-1886XU-RP review: Qnap caches in on storage performance

An affordable hybrid storage appliance that gives a big boost to heavy workloads
27 May 2021
Dell EMC PowerEdge C6520 review: Super dense Gen3 Xeon Scalable
Dell EMC PowerEdge C6520 front and rear
Server & storage

Dell EMC PowerEdge C6520 review: Super dense Gen3 Xeon Scalable

Dell EMC’s multi-node server packs and racks Intel’s latest CPUs
27 May 2021
Qnap QGD-3014-16PT review: A clever combo
The front and rear of the Qnap QGD-3014-16PT
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap QGD-3014-16PT review: A clever combo

A smart partnership of NAS appliance and PoE switch well suited to surveillance duties
25 May 2021
Synology RackStation RS1221RP+ review: Short and sweet
Photograph of the front of the Synology RackStation RS1221RP+
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology RackStation RS1221RP+ review: Short and sweet

It’s noisy, but this short-depth rack NAS delivers great performance and top-notch data protection
21 May 2021
Barracuda Backup Vx review: Hassle-free hybrid backup
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backup

Barracuda Backup Vx review: Hassle-free hybrid backup

A virtual on-premises appliance that’s a breeze to manage
20 May 2021
Qnap TS-h2490FU QuTS hero edition review: Smash hit flash
A photograph of the Qnap TS-h2490FU QuTS hero edition
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-h2490FU QuTS hero edition review: Smash hit flash

A high-performance NVMe all-Flash array at an unbelievably low price
18 May 2021
Acronis Cyber Protect 15 Advanced review: A well-rounded package
The Acronis Cyber Protect 15 Advanced dashboard
backup

Acronis Cyber Protect 15 Advanced review: A well-rounded package

An all-you-can-eat data backup and security buffet with superb support for virtual environments
13 May 2021
IDrive Business review: Effortless remote backup
IDrive Business
backup software

IDrive Business review: Effortless remote backup

A versatile and feature-rich hybrid backup solution that’s simple to use and perfectly priced for SMBs
6 May 2021
Synology DiskStation DS1621+ review: A speedy desktop contender
Synology DiskStation DS1621+
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DiskStation DS1621+ review: A speedy desktop contender

A flexible 6-bay desktop NAS priced right for small businesses
5 May 2021
Dell EMC PowerEdge R750 review: A third-gen Xeon Scalable powerhouse
Dell EMC PowerEdge R750
Server & storage

Dell EMC PowerEdge R750 review: A third-gen Xeon Scalable powerhouse

Superb design makes this (probably) the most versatile 2U rack server on the planet
4 May 2021
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1400 review: Slick and simple scanning
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1400
peripherals

Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1400 review: Slick and simple scanning

Great speed, quality and value make this desktop scanner ideal for the office – and for homeworkers
29 Apr 2021
TP-Link Omada EAP660 HD review: Top-performing Wi-Fi at a fair price
TP-Link Omada EAP660 HD
wifi & hotspots

TP-Link Omada EAP660 HD review: Top-performing Wi-Fi at a fair price

A business Wi-Fi 6 AP that delivers top speeds and great management features at a good price
27 Apr 2021
Zyxel USG Flex 100 review: Flexible gateway security
The Zyxel USG Flex 100
unified threat management (UTM)

Zyxel USG Flex 100 review: Flexible gateway security

Perfect for SMBs, with the promise of cloud management coming soon
15 Apr 2021