ReadyNAS Alternatives

    ReadyNAS is described as 'OS ReadyNAS OS is based from Linux and is exclusive for the ReadyNAS products and can be controlled by web address (example 192.168.0.20) and has many features like app support (Plex, PHP, etc) ReadyNAS Desktop Series' and is a NAS System in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to ReadyNAS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is OpenMediaVault, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ReadyNAS are TrueNAS (Free, Open Source), Unraid (Paid), XigmaNAS (Free, Open Source) and Amahi Home Server (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 12, 2019

    1. OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. It can be enhanced via plugins.
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    2. TrueNAS (formerly FreeNAS) is an operating system that can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share data over a network. TrueNAS is the simplest way to create a centralized and easily accessible place for your data.
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    3. An operating system for personal and small business use that brings enterprise-class features letting you configure your computer systems to maximize performance and capacity using any combination of applications, VMs, storage devices, and hardware.
    4. XigmaNAS (formerly NAS4Free) is an embedded Open Source Storage NAS (Network-Attached Storage) distribution based on FreeBSD. This project is a continuation of TrueNAS 7 series project.
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    5. The Amahi Home Server is designed for home and small office environments where the technical support staff do not want the job! It is easy to use and offers cross-platform compatibility (PCs, Mac, GNU/Linux, Playstation, Xbox, you name it.
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    6. [NOTE: new Mac version and Windows beta version 3.5 were released in December 2019] Gigatribe is a p2p software with more than 1 Million users. Its an easy way to share and transfer files between friends or colleagues.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Raspberry Pi
      FuguHub lets you set up and operate your own secure file-sharing site, even if you're not a techie. FuguHub is an easy-to-use server that runs either on your own computer/device or on your own private online cloud/VPS server.
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    7. Rockstor is a free and open source NAS (Network Attached Storage) operating system. It’s a software solution and can be installed on commodity hardware or a hypervisor satisfying minimum system requirements.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      PetaSAN is an open source Scale-Out SAN solution offering massive scalability and performance. PetaSAN uses modern cloud based technologies to provide the elasticity and agility to scale up the storage cluster simply by adding more nodes.
    8. Disk array backup with snapshot raid
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