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ALSO CALLED: Storage Network, Network Attached Storage
DEFINITION: Network-attached storage (NAS) is hard disk storage that is set up with its own network address rather than being attached to the department computer that is serving applications to a network's workstation users. By removing storage access and its management from the department server, both application programming and files can be served faster because they are not competing for the same processor  … 
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VMware Solutions for Small to Medium Businesses: Ensuring Rapid, Reliable and Affordable Disaster Recovery
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: VMware Infrastructure transforms disaster recovery by providing you fast, reliable and cost-effective disaster recovery. Why suffer from the slow, expensive and unreliable problems associated with traditional disaster recovery solution?
Posted: 20 Nov 2008 | Published: 20 Nov 2008

VMware, Inc.

HP Virtualization with Intel and VMware: End-to-end Virtualization of IT Resources
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a virtualization approach that easily enables you to consolidate IT resources, enhance disaster recovery capabilities, and more.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 18 Nov 2008

VMware, Inc.

Data Protection for Virtual Server Environments: Exploring Options and Technologies for Backup and Recovery of Virtual Machines
sponsored by Datalink
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides practical advice and considerations surrounding backup and recovery of virtual server infrastructures.
Posted: 05 Nov 2008 | Published: 05 Nov 2008

Datalink

The Roadmap to Virtual Infrastructure: Practical Implementation Strategies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This VMware® white paper, especially useful for senior IT managers, describes best practices for implementing virtualization technology and provides strategies for convincing decision makers and others to support server virtualization.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

IBM

Solving the Distributed Data Problem
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Companies need to reevaluate traditional methods of protecting branch office and PC data such as tape backups and other localized do-it-yourself solutions. Read this white paper to learn about remote on-demand services.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

IBM

De-Duplicated Disk Backup: Addressing Backup Challenges Across the Enterprise
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With the DXi7500, Quantum adds an enterprise-class backup-to-disk target with de-duplication to its arsenal, making it a true provider of scalable, end-to-end de-duplicated secondary storage.
Posted: 23 Oct 2008 | Published: 23 Oct 2008

Quantum Corporation

Workday Security: A Technology Perspective
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Workday uses industry-standard measures to protect the integrity of all communications with its online services, its production network, and across its network.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Workday

HP Virtual Server Environment Capitalizes on Workload Management Integration
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization can significantly improve the utilization of computing resources. In this white paper learn how virtualization can assign unused resources to workloads in other parts of an organization that can benefit from them.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Thin Provisioning the Cure for Wasted Space in Storage Infrastructures
sponsored by LSI Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how Thin Provisioning works and what benefits it delivers as well as the facts that need to be taken into account for a successful implementation.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

LSI Corporation

Eliminate Tape Restores with TimeData CDP
sponsored by Double-Take Software
WHITE PAPER: Download this free whitepaper to discover new CDP software that provides a simple and cost-effective way to recover data to any point in time and resume workflow without the pain of recovering from tape.
Posted: 07 Oct 2008 | Published: 07 Oct 2008

Double-Take Software

eGuide: Exploring Virtualization Technologies and the Services Opportunities for Channel Pros
sponsored by Zenith Infotech
WHITE PAPER: This eguide addresses the advantages and disadvantages of storage virtualization technologies providing a balanced view of software-based, appliance-based and switch-based approaches.
Posted: 20 Sep 2008 | Published: 24 Sep 2008

Zenith Infotech

Configuring and Managing Storage for Remote Sites
sponsored by Overland Storage
WHITE PAPER: Organizations with multiple locations face unique challenges when configuring and maintaining a network storage solution. In this paper learn about how to achieve a successful configuration and management of a distributed NAS solution.
Posted: 17 Sep 2008 | Published: 16 Sep 2008

Overland Storage

Optimizing Storage with Global File Virtualization
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Global file virtualization is changing network storage management. Learn about a solution that allows organizations to easily simplify management, increase utilization, resolve performance bottlenecks, leverage tiered storage and lower TCO.
Posted: 03 Sep 2008 | Published: 03 Sep 2008

EMC Corporation

ExaGrid: Simply State-of-the-Art D2D
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Disk-based backup took the market by storm several years ago with a compelling proposition: replace tape with high-speed disk to speed up and simplify backup.
Posted: 15 Aug 2008 | Published: 15 Aug 2008

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Meeting Data Storage Challenges with Eco-friendly Solutions
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: With eco-friendly demands coming in the form of economic issues, government directives and public pressure, organizations that fail to adapt their operations to address environmental issues face the prospects of incurring additional costs.
Posted: 11 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Hitachi Data Systems

White Paper: Solving the Top Six Enterprise Storage Issues with Virtualization
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper answers the question: "What can storage virtualization do for my organization?" Explore business issues that can be addressed with storage virtualization and understand how much or how little disruption such a technology could cause.
Posted: 09 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

Hitachi Data Systems

StorTrends iTX®: Application-aware Scheduled Snapshots with Microsoft® VSS and SAFE
sponsored by Excel Meridian Data, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The snapshot implementation featured in StorTrends iTX is undoubtedly one of the best, most feature-rich in the industry.
Posted: 30 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Excel Meridian Data, Inc.

Combining Deduplication and VMware Disaster Recovery
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This article explores what it takes to implement deduplication with VMware Disaster Recovery, and about leveraging the replicated data in your Disaster Recovery environment for Disaster Recovery testing and other purposes.
Posted: 10 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

NetApp

NetBackup Disk Based Data Protection Options
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the disk options and their capabilities as well as the other new features in NetBackup 6.5 that make up the Enterprise Disk Foundation, also it provides guidance in choosing the appropriate disk options for your environment.
Posted: 03 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Symantec Corporation

Building a Highly Reliable SAN
sponsored by Dell | EqualLogic
WHITE PAPER: System reliability is a vital component in Storage Area Network (SAN) design that keeps your production environment operating and avoids data loss and downtime.
Posted: 09 May 2008 | Published: 09 May 2008

Dell | EqualLogic

Virtualization Defined - Eight Different Ways
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is not a new concept. Today it appears that virtualization is everywhere, which because of its ambiguity can be applied to any and all parts of an IT infrastructure. This whitepaper focuses on virtualization in the data center.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 28 Apr 2008

F5 Networks

Lean and Green: Reducing IT Energy Drain for Business Gain
sponsored by BlueArc Corp.
WHITE PAPER: Download this report to see top-level findings of 150 IT professional surveyed to measure and quantify their current needs, obstacles and attitudes as they weigh decisions about investing in green technology.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

BlueArc Corp.

ESG Plasmon Archive File Manger Brief
sponsored by Plasmon
WHITE PAPER: Plasmon offers its Archive File Manager to facilitate the movement of static, or persistent, data off primary storage systems-in particular.
Posted: 14 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

Plasmon

Benefit Solution Case Study - Timmons Group
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Timmons Group is a leader in the civil engineering industry; however, their storage requirements were growing at an unprecedented pace. Read this case study to learn how this company was able to overcome their challenges with innovative SAN solutions.
Posted: 02 Apr 2008 | Published: 02 Apr 2008

EMC Corporation

IDC: Maintaining Business Continuity with Disk-Based Backup and Recovery Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper describes the growing need for data backup and recovery solutions, the advantages of disk-based systems and the software required to manage these systems. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 02 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company
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NAS DEFINITION (continued): …  resources. The network-attached storage device is attached to a local area network (typically, an Ethernet network) and assigned an IP address. File requests are mapped by the main server to the NAS file server. Crafting a NAS Consolidation Plan -- Click here to listen to the podcastNetwork-attached storage consists of hard disk storage, including multi-disk RAID systems, and software for configuring and mapping file locations to the network-attached device. Network-attached storage can be a step toward and included as part of a more sophisticated storage system known as a storage area network … 
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