Maxtor Central Axis NAS server
Networking and Wi-Fi
Easy to access over the Internet; quiet; fast throughput; compact; built-in print server; FAT32 support on external hard drives; affordable; five-year warranty.
Runs hot; desktop software and Web interface are confusing and sluggish; no support for NTFS on external hard drives; hard drive is not user replaceable; rigid backup software.
The Maxtor Central Axis is a simple, compact, and fast NAS device that offers 1TB of storage at a fair price. Be warned, though, that it runs hot and comes with confusing desktop software, a sluggish, unintuitive Web-based interface and a limited backup application.
22-Aug-2008 03:49 PM PDT