New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

Start a Discussion

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Other Hardware and Peripherals Other Apple systems and peripherals discussions including the Apple Watch.

Small office network and fileserver questions

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

Thread Tools
Posts: n/a

I work for a small company that is in the publishing biz. (ie: lots of BIG graphic files and ALL Mac) We're moving from a shared office space that has its own network, to our own digs and will be running our own network. I've had varied experience with networks, but never something so encompasing as this.

Here's what we currently have:
4 PowerMac's
3 Laptops
Possibly adding 4 More PowerMac's

What we need:
1TB Fileserver/NAS RAID (not sure which type 0-5)
10/100/1000 Router to handle incoming Business DSL line
Not sure if we need a firewall

I've looked at various NAS devices, but am not sure which one would be the best to suit us. I'd like to have a 10/100/1000 network connection to help the transfer speeds, as a lot of the files we deal with are 4+ megs each. The other concern is keeping the information on each of our computers and especially the Fileserver, safe from outside users.

If anyone here has dealt with this kind of network before, I'd sure appreciate the help.

QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

« printing PDF's | Got My Monitor Today.. »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:40 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Welcome to

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!

(4 digit year)

Already a member?