Originally Posted by UrbanVoyeur
If you can put together a disk-less 45 drive system for under $2k using largely off the shelf components at near retail prices, it strikes me that we are getting fleeces by most of the small NAS companies.
I wouldn't say buyers are getting fleeced. You need to factor in the manufacturing, support warranty and software development costs.
But, yes, they are making decent margin on higher-end models.