Buffalo CloudStor Pro NAS Server USB2

  • Buffalo CloudStor Pro NAS Server USB2
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Pros:

  • Compact size, low power, and flexible power options, Expandable storage, Ability to share media over wireless and cell networks, Can backup both PCs and Macs
  • Digital Media Sharing on a personal cloud with transcoding for mobile platforms, including cell phones, Small form factor and support for multiple hard disk drives, Quiet and cool operation
  • Easy to setup, Userfriendly software, Mobile device sharing, Network printing feature

Cons:

  • Issue with Macs running OS X Lion (10.7) - a fix is coming!, Only holds two hard drives, No Mac version of NAS Navigator
  • Shaky support for iPhone and iPad with transcoding, No support for DLNA and Media Streaming for xBox and Playstation, Lack of included Backup Software

Expert reviews and ratings

By StorageReview on -

The Buffalo CloudStor does what it's intended to do and does it well. Buffalo delivers an easy to set up home storage system that helps families or small businesses free their media files. Perhaps the best thing about the CloudStor is the second...

By Bigbruin on -

Overall the Buffalo Technology CloudStor 2TB NAS server is a really good device. The incorporation of a media server, remote file sharing server, BitTorrent server, and backup server all in one low-power, low cost unit makes this a great value. The...

By The Gadgeteer on -

After posting the “13 Things to Consider Before Buying a Digital Media Storage System” article we sent out a request to a variety of home media server providers requesting support for a review of their offerings. Buffalo Technology responded...

By TechReviewSource on 70

The Buffalo CloudStor Pro (2TB) is an easy-to-setup networked attached storage (NAS) device that allows you to remotely access your files from any networked computer and from a remote location via computer or supported wireless device. It works...

By Sound and Vision Magazine on -

Buffalo Technology CloudStor Network-attached storage Server Come into my cloud(continued) By Al Griffin May 2011 PERFORMANCE Several hours later (transferring my data took quite a bit longer than I thought, and the process was accompanied by an...

By Computer Shopper on 83

This NAS device is easy to set up and use. It makes the often-tricky tasks of setting up remote access and sharing files and folders a breeze....

By cnet on 67

Based entirely on the Pogoplug service, the Buffalo CloudStor Pro NAS server makes a great investment for Pogoplug fans. Its lack of support for general local network features will make others think twice about getting...

By LaptopMag on 80

While there's a few kinks with its iPad app, the Buffalo CloudStor is one of the most user-friendly network-attached storage drives yet. Not only does it make backing up your files easy, it makes accessing and sharing your media a no-brainer as...

By Chip Chick on -

The Buffalo CloudStor is a compact NAS device that is easy to set-up, and very feature rich. If you’re looking for a NAS drive that will let you access and stream files remotely without much hassle, CloudStor rocks it. Your CloudStor NAS drive can...