Don't think I've seen this cheaper. It's not a HP or ReadyNas but it is a decent 4 bay NAS for under a £100!
The D-Link DNS-345 ShareCenter Quattro is the latest 4-Bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) device from D-Link with comprehensive backup and media features that make it ideal for protecting valuable data, storing work files, and streaming photos, music and movies on your network. Accessing these files is made easy with the built-in web file server, which allows users to browse and download stored files over the Internet. Other Files on the D-Link DNS-345 ShareCenter Quattro can also be managed from any FTP client.
Add SATA drives with ease: Insert up to four internal 3.5-inch SATA hard drives without tools or cables
Extend functionality with add-ons: Stream music, share files, create blogs, and many more with add-ons that extend the ShareCenter's functionality
DLNA-certified Media Server will stream media to any compatible media player -such as the PlayStation 3, Microsoft Xbox 360
Back up and protect files: Back up your important files using RAID 1/5/5+Hot Spare/10 technologies
Apple's Time Machine, users of Apple computers can use this powerful feature to backup their valuable files
Part of D-Link Green, D-Link's programme for providing eco-friendly alternatives without compromising on performance
Stream digital media content with the built-in Media Server
The DLNA-certified Media Server will stream media on your D-Link DNS-345 ShareCenter Quattro to any compatible media player -such as the PlayStation 3, Microsoft Xbox 360, and the Boxee Box by D-Link- over your local network. The D-Link DNS-345 ShareCenter Quattro allows for multiple simultaneous streams, so you can watch a movie, while someone else listens to music streamed onto their computer.
Do more with flexible add-ons
The D-Link DNS-345 ShareCenter Quattro can be tailored to your needs with powerful add-ons that enhance functionality and allow you to do more. Squeeze Center and Audio Streamer allow you to stream music on your home network. With AjaXplorer you can share files over the Internet on any web browser. PhotoCenter will create professional photo galleries and slideshows, and with the Blog add-on, you can create your own blog and always keep it updated.
Apple Time Machine
The D-Link DNS-345 ShareCenter Quattro is compatible with Apple's Time Machine. Users of Apple computers can use this powerful feature to backup their valuable files and computer settings directly onto the D-Link ShareCenter Quattro, or perform a full system recovery in case a computer fails.
Performance, protection and confidentiality
The D-Link DNS-345 ShareCenter Quattro comes with two Gigabit ports for high availability and the fastest connectivity to your network. Files are protected by the built-in RAID technologies (RAID 1, 5, RAID 5+ Hot Spare, RAID 10), to ensure that you never lose your valuable data. Confidentiality and integrity of files is enforced by giving rights to specific users or groups and assigning them to folders withread/write permissions. This function is ideal for the home, where children's access can be restricted to age-appropriate materials, and ensuring that nobody can delete important files by accident. In a business environment this feature ensures that confidential information can only be accessed by authorised employees.
Powerful software included
The D-Link DNS-345 ShareCenter Quattro comes with Farstone Total Recovery Pro, an all-in-one backup and recovery software to create complete system backups. D-Link's Storage Utility will allow you to easily locate the NAS anywhere on your network. Additionally, the Yahoo! Widget will install on your desktop and give you information about your D-Link ShareCenter Quattro at a glance.
The D-Link DNS-345 ShareCenter Quattro is part of D-Link Green, D-Link's programme for providing eco-friendly alternatives without compromising on performance: if the Hard Drives are not used in a configurable period of time, or data is not being transmitted, the D-Link ShareCenter Quattro will go into stand-by mode to save power. Also, the silent fan will adapt its speed depending on the hard drives' temperature.
Standard Warranty: 2-Years
Don't forget your tcb or quidco.