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Easy to manage and install Can stream media to mobile device
Integrates with Windows Explorer, Creates user accounts to access the drive, Intuitive use, Supports Apple Time Machine, DNLA support.
Easy to Use, Very Fats Connection Speeds for Both Wired and Wireless Options, Great Software, 3 Computers or Mac's can be Backed up at the Click of a Button, HD Streaming.
DLNA Certified, Media server ability, Backup software, Easy to set up and use.
Quick setup, Swappable storage, Sleek appearance, Web access to your files, Ability to invite people to your “Shares”, Works as print server
Gigabit Ethernet connection, Can expand storage by adding additional external hard drive, Compatible with GoFlex Desk drives, Easily setup for the novice, Share a printer across the network easily
Small & Self Contained, Basic Backup Software Included, USB Port.
The GoFlex Home Network Storage System is a good performing, simple NAS server that is compatible with Seagate's GoFlex Desk external hard drives. It supports Macs and PCs and works as a print server.
Gigabit LAN, Media files playable through web browsers, Upgradeable, swappable storage, Easy remote web access setup and use, Quiet and low power
The user interface (menus) are easy to follow and written in plain English, It uploads files 10% to 20% faster than other manufacturer's models, Use drag and drop to easily upload files fast, You can access files remotely and share with family/friends
No USB 3.0 port
Some setup challenges (documentation could be better), Transfer speeds over network can be sluggish
Limited to Only 3 Computers
Comes with licenses.
Additional features sold as a “Pro” upgrade, Runs slower on the Mac side
Not currently available as add-on for GoFlex Desk, Does not recognize GoFlex Desk as external drive, Personal files not secured, Can't share specific folders to only specific users
Administrative Interface Is Not User Friendly, Flaky Time Machine Backups, Lack of SSH Access.
The GoFlex Home doesn't support GoFlex Desk drives larger than 2TB. Its desktop software is rather useless and its Web interface is not easy enough for beginners. You must have an Internet connection to register the NAS with Seagate as part of its set
Subscription required for premium features, Not all media types played in browserbased interface, Much lower write than read speed, No media import application
Memeo backup software is limited to 3 computers. You must pay a premium to backup more computers, When emailing the share link, it was rejected by some email clients like sbcglobal.net, The NAS design does not allow for adding SATA hard drive memory, Coul
By CIOL on September 29, 2011
Seagate Free Agent GoFlex Home is an ideal network storage system for home users. It allows you to store 3 TB of data which is more than sufficient for home usage. It allows you to wirelessly steam and store media. It is basically the desktop version...
By Tech2 on August 20, 2011
The Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex retails at a price of Rs. 12,000. Whilst it does provide a data storage of 3TB, we did have a few problems setting the drive up. Unless streaming and remote backup are extremely crucial facets of your usage, this network...
By PCWorld New Zealand on June 06, 2011
Seagate’s GoFlex Home is a single-drive NAS unit separated into a ‘dock’ and removable drive, allowing you to upgrade your storage capacity in future.Physical setup is simple – connect Ethernet and power cables to the dock, plug...
By StorageReview on February 07, 2011
The Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Home network storage system is a sensible choice for households or small offices with multiple users who want a centralized storage system that's easy to use. The software allows users to create accounts to access the...
By CNET Australia on December 31, 2010
Seagate's latest NAS solution offers the basics of backup and streaming, but to access its best features, you’ll have to pay an annual subscription...
By OverclockersQH on November 25, 2010
I have used a lot of products in the past: NAS, Windows Server Builds, and even sharing a drive on the network. None of these options had the flexibility of the Seagate Freeagent GoFlex Home Networking Storage System, You can access it at both...
By Trusted Reviews on November 16, 2010
As the name betrays, Seagate's FreeAgent GoFlex Home isn't aimed at business types after the latest and greatest in NAS technology, eschewing as it does multi-disk RAID arrays, hot-swappable drive bays or any other such fanciness. Instead, the...
By UMLan on October 27, 2010
After taking a close look at the GoFlex Home we got a good feel for it. This particular unit would work marvelously in a home enviroment however it will not perform as expected in the more sophisticated work places. There are a lot of features which...
By Web User on October 21, 2010
Pros and ConsProduct Pros: • Excellent value for money • Packed with features Product Cons: • Breadth of features let down by incoherent interfaces across software NAS (Network Attached Storage) - a hard disk that connects to your...
By Macsimum News on September 28, 2010
When the Seagate solution is connected to a wireless router, its centralized storage system simplifies the backup and sharing process. You can wirelessly stream photos, movies and music to most network connected DLNA devices, such as game consoles...
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