Today’s review is of the Seagate BlackArmor NAS, specifically the Business Storage 4Bay NAS 4TB model#stbp4000100.
We recently installed this unit for our offices to expand our storage needs instead of changing and upgrading our existing server configuration.
Our primary concern was redundancy so we opted for the 4-bay drive with full Raid 10 configuration and utilizing 4 x 1TB Western Digital hard drives. The NAS does offer Raid 0,1,5,10 and Jbod for other configurations. It comes with 2 GB Ethernet ports, 2 Usb 3.0 ports, 1 USM port and the bays are hot swappable meaning we can change one on the fly without powering down the unit. The unit has a very small footprint which comes in at about 10″x6″x8″ and fully loaded weighs in at around 13lbs.
The first thing we noticed was that the installation was very simple. The unit is very sleek and easily pops open…
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