Well, it’s been a while since we featured a Windows Home Server add-in update here at WGS, but just to show there’s some life in the old dog yet, here’s Bizmodeller with a major update for their iHomeServer application.
It seems that Microsoft and I aren’t getting on as we used to. And no, this is not another Metro bashing article. I am talking about their SkyDrive application. I was quite happy with Microsoft’s (now defunct) Live Mesh, and I wouldn’t have looked for another cloud-sync application if it weren’t for the company’s decision to kill the product and replace it with a simpler (read: limited) SkyDrive.
Along came Synology’s Cloud Station. For those with a Synology DiskStation NAS device, the Cloud Station add-on promises a private cloud storage solution, allowing users to sync files among Mac and Windows clients and a Synology device. Today I will be giving the Cloud Station a go to see how it compares with other cloud sync solutions.
It’s time for another update release from InteliSAN. Their LDisk-D add-in for Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials has had a refresh this week with a number of new features on board.
ISO Mounter is an add-in that allows you to mount ISO files (DVD and CD images) stored on your server so they can be viewed directly through the server’s folder share on all of your PC’s and laptops. Now with added Blu-ray streaming.
Amid the fanfares signalling the launch of Diskeeper 12 from Condusiv Technologies (the developer formerly known as Diskeeper Corporation), comes a raspberry for Windows Home Server users. The company’s dedicated Diskeeper HomeServer product has been dropped.
A new release of StableBit Scanner for Windows Home Server 2011 is here! StableBit Scanner is an advanced hard drive scanning and monitoring tool. It monitors all hard drives in your home server looking for damage then analyses and retrieves files from the damaged sectors of the disk.