Seagate Central

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The Seagate Central is a single-volume NAS server that comes in three versions, 2TB, 3TB and 4TB. It packs diferent mobile apps for media sharing and back-up. On the back of the Seagate Central you will find a Gigabit Ethernet port and one USB port.

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By Macworld on 70

Seagate Central is a user-friendly way to add network storage to your home network, but you'll need to manually keep backups of your Central data in case the single-drive unit fails. Its mobile apps are limited, but Central works well when accessed from...

By on 80

A NAS system with painless setup and easy install, making it easy for everyday consumers who just want to share their media across...

By Home Theater Review on 90

A seemingly endless number of permutations and combinations can lead you to a DIY media server solution. The question is: how advanced do you need the system to be? The Seagate Central's small form, quiet operation, integrated DLNA support, and...

By APC Magazine on 60

A single-bay NAS might not sound like your typical offering, but the Seagate Central is aimed at those who just want a simple home network storage setup. It's designed to be plugged directly into your router and comes in 2TB, 3TB and 4TB flavours. The...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

Seagate's Central network drive has a large capacity and is perfect as a repository for media files in a home network. It performed swiftly in our tests, was easy to set up, and its app worked as expected. Remote access to files was also a positive...

By Computer Shopper on 80

The Central makes it easy to access your stuff over your home network, as well as back up your social-media images to a local drive. Its Gigabit Ethernet speeds impressed, too. Our only quibble: The drive's oversimplified approach to network storage...

By on 70

I've reviewed a number of low-cost NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices in the past couple of years, as the popularity of the concept has grown beyond the realms of the computer enthusiast. Seagate has apparently (and probably rightly) decided that...

By on 83

It's a growing truth that any modern house or home office will almost always be short of one of the great resources of our time - easy-to-access storage! But that's exactly the challenge that Seagate's answering with its new Central range. We spent...

By PCMag on 90

Seagate Central is a near-perfect NAS for home users: It's easy to set up and delivers business-class performance, but its storage is capped at 4TB.

By on 70

With the plethora of storage devices currently available, and even some legacy devices (yes, I am referring to floppy disks) that we hold on to long after the technology to access the data has become harder to locate, it is often difficult to track down...

By on 83

The Seagate Central is a blissfully easy to setup and use, and provides more than enough storage in a sleek little device. But it's iffy remote access might irritate some users who want to access or stream their files remotely. However for everyone...

By Chip Chick on

The Seagate Central lets you easily create a centralized media library, while also providing all the computers on your home network with a complete backup solution. As a matter of fact, this is a NAS that does so many of the things that we wish Apple's...

By on

During CES this past January, we had the chance to sit down at the Seagate presentation off the grounds of CES to see what they had in store for us moving forward. We've already had the privilege of giving the Seagate Wireless Plus a shot and we were...

By on

Seagate's latest NAS in a box reminds me of an old-school modem in its physical design, but underneath the solid construction lies a fairly powerful if not always fully functional device.There's only so much you can do with a hard drive to make it look...

By Bright Side of News on

Today we are taking a look at Seagate Central. Seagate Central is Seagate’s entry into the affordable consumer-grade home NAS market. It comes in three configurations: 2 TB at $169.99 (model STCG2000100), 3 TB at $189.99 (model STCG3000100), and 4...

By StorageReview on 85

Beyond that, the app is functional, but needs some tweaks to make it more seamless. It has a good graphical design and looks well laid-out, but some of the icons are unintuitive and the app needs to be smoothed out still. As for performance, the Seagate Central provided solid throughput that matched the Netgear Centria and was stronger than the WD My Net N900.

By 4Reviewz on 70

The device is also beneficial as a single point storage for all your media files and entertainment. We recommend this device to those looking for a small, super-simple, multi-user backup and media sharing storage on the network.

By Tech2 on 60

In a nutshell, the Seagate Central is a simple solution to organise and access all your digital files on one single location on the network. You can create user accounts to keep them private and users can access their data from anywhere on the Internet too.

By on 60

Storage is one of the most important elements in today's digital life. From important documents to vital emails, music, photos and videos, we keep hoarding data – and with it the need for storage expansion rises. Sharing this stored data is also an...

By SmallNetBuilder on 70

For the home user who just wants to stream media, back up their devices and maybe access some files remotely every now and then, the Seagate Central is worth a look.