Advantages and disadvantages of both solutions at a glance are capable of multi media more and more devices in our household. No matter whether the computer, notebook, Tablet, TV or your Smartphone – can retrieve data nowadays many devices out. Setting up a home network is not difficult in principle. Laying cables is unnecessary, because the data can be retrieved via Wi-Fi on the various devices. So, for example, videos that are located on a hard disk, can be transferred wirelessly on the TV. But for that to work, you need either a network storage or a network-enabled router with an additional hard drive.
Network storage to offer more network storage NAS Server also called, are somewhat more expensive than an external hard drive, they offer but far more possibilities. They can be used as a home server to host of your own Web pages. It can be accessed not only by several PCs and other devices such as Smartphone, on the store TV or tablet. also a remote access via the Internet is possible. The data can be easily managed and the manufacturers offer numerous additional functions, which can be quite useful in everyday life. Here is a comprehensive overview of the best NAS servers 2013 as well as current test reports available. The server offers numerous advantages compared to a simple external hard drive. Since many routers are network-enabled and you must connect only an external hard drive to set up a home network, the benefits limit but above all on the simple administration and numerous multimedia and Office solutions that are offered by the manufacturers.
The capacity of a server is of course much larger. Who buys a server chassis without hard drives, can equip them with great storage capacity. It is possible also to integrate of a SSD hard drive for quick data access. But, there is another advantage, which should not be left aside: will regardless of the network storage from the computer.
New version of PRTG with additional monitoring functions and simplified licensing model Paessler launches PRTG network monitor 8: all inclusive-monitoring for networks of all sizes of Nuremberg, September 29, 2010 the new version 8 of PRTG network monitor is available now. The network monitoring software from Paessler (www.de.paessler.com) now offers numerous innovations. Special added value for the customer: PRTG 8 combines contrary to the usual market licensing models now all features in a license without additional costs and required Add-ons. The essential innovations include among others the built-in clustering capabilities, a redesigned Web interface, Google maps support, as well as Linux-monitoring features. With version 8 of the network monitoring solution, PRTG network monitor is administrators immediately a solution available, with which the Paessler Software developers have responded to the demands in the network management. All PRTG include all licenses now Monitoring features and functionalities, as well as an unlimited number of remote probes. For the user accounts for additional licensing fees for modules and Add-ons, as well as their complicated installation or configuration. PRTG 8 is equipped with many new types of sensors, so that user can monitor a higher number of different devices and services.
Overall, the software has more than 80 types of sensors for monitoring of VoIP applications, Web sites, mail servers, databases, applications, and virtual environments. PRTG is also 8 able to include Linux – and UNIX based environments with seven new sensors in the central monitoring. New in PRTG 8 is a real clustering: all cluster nodes (up to 4) monitors constantly the network optionally from different perspectives and if required in distributed networks around the world. Each node”has its own database, which ensures a continuous backup of the PRTG configuration and monitoring data. The most important new features in the Overview: Higher security: cluster functions enable PRTG users to build a fail-safe, distributed monitoring system.