Digitus aims to make a name for itself in the UK with some trend-bucking products. First up is its minute Nano NAS drive – a £39 server the size of a matchbox that adds network features to a standard external hard drive.

The USB device has an RJ45 connection for 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet and enables any 2.5in or 3.5in external hard drive to seen on a network or over a web interface. It works with both Windows and Linux machines and supports the usual networking protocols including TCP/IP, HTTP1.0 and HTML2.0, DHCP Server/ Client.

The £39 ex VAT Digitus DN-7023 NAS Server is available through www.fairline.co.uk.