I've been reading about the Synology DS1511+ and it sounds like a great machine, I do however have a few basic questions and I hope someone can help me out.
I am looking for a home use device that will store family photos, music (mp3s), movies and other backups such as word documents, pdfs etc.
I also want the machine to be able to back up a couple of personal computers on my home network (for example a couple of windows PC and/or a Mac if I ever get one).
Will I be able to access photos/music on various devices such as iPad/iPhone/PS3/Xbox360 etc.
Regarding how data is stored on the DS1511+, I don't fully understand RAID configuration, but is the basics that if I put 5 drives in the machine and one drive fails I can replace that single drive and not lose any data?
I was thinking of a WHS type machine, but this sounds a lot simpler, and reason to not choose this over a WHS type machine?