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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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NAS Reports
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Worldwide Hyperconverged Systems Vendor Assessment
sponsored by Nutanix
RESEARCH CONTENT: This IDC report examines the evolution of software-defined and hyperconverged infrastructure, paying special attention to the ways in which businesses approach their computing and storage needs differently. Read on to uncover key considerations for evaluating hyperconvergence platforms and to access a comprehensive vendor assessment.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Nutanix

A Buyer’s Guide to Hybrid Cloud NAS
sponsored by Panzura
EGUIDE: Discover what Hybrid Cloud NAS is, how it can improve your current storage infrastructure, and what key requirements should be considered when evaluating a Hybrid Cloud NAS. See the significant benefits the right solution can provide to your enterprise, including smaller WAN infrastructure, built-in disaster recovery, and more.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 07 Sep 2016

Panzura

Scale-out Set to Eclipse Scale-up for Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Curvature
EGUIDE: Scale-up storage has served us well for the last two decades. Now, scale-out is poised to take over. Despite the scale-up market's current strength, the move into hyperscale computing, and the thought of increasingly larger arrays is causing concern.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 2016

Curvature

Why NAS File Migrations Don't Have to Be a Nightmare Anymore
sponsored by Data Dynamics
WEBCAST: Leading storage market analyst Marc Staimer will discuss the difficulties of running a successful data migration project as well as highlight a software-based storage management platform for enterprise NAS file lifecycle management. Access now to register for this webinar on September 20 at 1 PM EST.
Posted: 18 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Sep 20, 2016

Data Dynamics

IBM Spectrum Storage Suite: Meeting Industry Needs for Software Defined Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights IBM's portfolio of SDS offerings that offer a broad range of functions supported on heterogonous storage platforms and architectures. Access now to see how you can easily deploy this SDS platform and automate your storage management and operations.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

IBM

Scale-Out NAS vs. Object Storage
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: Storage magazine's August issue explores the strengths and weaknesses of scale-out NAS and object storage, offering expert advice on how to choose the right option for your enterprise's needs. Also discover tips to improve your storage efficiency, a breakdown of enterprise file sync and share deployment models, and more.
Posted: 03 Aug 2016 | Published: 03 Aug 2016

SearchStorage.com

Expand Your Data Lake: Edge to Core to Cloud
sponsored by Dell EMC
WEBCAST: Discover how you can expand your data lake and optimize your core data center with software-defined, scale-out NAS. Tune in and explore how you can achieve greater efficiency, and operational flexibility with infrastructure that can consolidate your data, enable seamless data access, and more.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jul 20, 2016

Dell EMC

A Computer Weekly Buyer's Guide to Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EBOOK: In this 13-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at how the technology cuts the numbers of discrete skills and associated costs while demanding that those who remain retrain to ensure they know how to manage all parts of the stack – and the organisation implements it with care and an understanding of the risks.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Object Storage Architecture Removes File Crawl Issues
sponsored by Cloudian
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, find out the many differences of object storage that make it that much more efficient and economical fit for your enterprise, such as active or cold archiving, search, analytics, and more.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Jun 2016

Cloudian

Object Storage Vendors Push NAS Out of the Enterprise
sponsored by Cloudian
EGUIDE: Discover 8 object storage use cases where traditional storage systems can't compete, and 5 reasons why it may be more suitable for your organization, such as scalability, resiliency, standards-based accessibility, and more.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Jun 2016

Cloudian

Boost Your Efficiency and Resiliency with Object Storage
sponsored by HGST
WHITE PAPER: Object storage solutions can provide solutions to common storage management challenges that most enterprises face in today's big data environments. Along with boosting efficiency and resiliency, discover how your enterprise can benefit from an object storage solution with attributes such as
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

HGST

All-Flash and Hybrid Flash Systems Simulator: An Overview
sponsored by Dell EMC
VIDEO: Looking to seamlessly extend data storage to the cloud, streamline management, and speed deployment? In this brief video, tune in to access an all-flash simulator that will accelerate your application infrastructure.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Premiered: 13 Jun 2016

Dell EMC

Bling Inside – Servers Get Flashy with Solid State
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: Discover in this issue of Storage magazine how to effectively inject new life into DAS and revive legacy storage architectures with server-side solid-state. Read on to also access an article exploring state of the art of tape, and discover why it still has a solid place in enterprises as an archive tier.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Jun 2016

SearchStorage.com

Everything You Need to Know about Object Storage
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: In this issue of Storage Magazine, examine object storage's scalability, resiliency, accessibility, security and manageability, as the foundation of today's cloud storage. Read on to also learn about the HDFS support storage vendors offer to enable processing using more traditional storage infrastructures.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

SearchStorage.com

Software-Defined Scale-Out NAS: Simple and Efficient Storage for Enterprise Edge Locations
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a software-defined storage solution with scale-out NAS that extends the data lake to enterprise edge locations. Read on to learn how this solution can reduce your costs and simplify management by consolidating your unstructured data, eliminating inefficient storage silos, and streamlining data protection.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Dell EMC

Scale-Out NAS: Unstructured Data Storage Made Simple
sponsored by Dell EMC
DATA SHEET: This data sheet highlights EMC's scale-out network-attached storage products that unify digital workflows into a single high-performance and scalable shared pool of storage. Read on to see how this easy-to-manage solution can accelerate workflow productivity, reduce capital and operational expenditures and seamlessly scale your storage.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Dell EMC

Storage trends 2016: Storage priorities, cloud appliances and NAS vs object storage
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: This guide offers a collection of our most popular articles on storage-related issues from the first few months of 2016.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 18 Apr 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Research Report: Software-Defined Storage Meets Industry Needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Traditional SAN- and NAS-based architectures are being replaced by software-defined storage (SDS) in many cases. But why? This research report highlights the benefits of SDS, and explores a portfolio of SDS offerings that offer a broad range of functions supported on heterogonous storage platforms and architectures.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

IBM

Purpose-Built Storage for Virtual Machines
sponsored by Tintri
EGUIDE: With the introduction of virtualized environments, storage strategies have shifted from SAN/NAS to purpose-built virtual server storage. This exclusive e-guide takes a look how this change has impacted the storage industry and explores the virtual server storage architecture vendor market.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Tintri

SAN System Buying Guide
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, discover expert tips on how to determine if a SAN system is right for your enterprise's storage environment with comparisons to NAS and DAS systems. You will also learn how to sift through the SAN array market so that you can choose the right solution for your enterprise.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 17 Feb 2016

Icomm Technologies

Easily Move Your Data to the Cloud
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
RESOURCE: In this brief resource, discover how you can move your data to the cloud seamlessly and cost-efficiently, so that you can provide your enterprise with better data management and protection. View now to learn more.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Quantum Corporation

Artico NAS Storage Appliance: Improve Access to More Data
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how a NAS archiving solution with policy-based tiering to cloud, object storage, and tape can alleviate archive data management challenges and improve the efficiency of backup storage. Read on to see how this solution can lower costs of storing more data, automate data preservation and protection, and more.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Quantum Corporation

Storage 101: Getting Smart about Scaling Up
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a new SAN system, powered by an Intel® Xeon® processor, that grants small and midsized businesses the ability to handle massive data growth and complexity at a far lower cost than other enterprise-grade solutions. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Latest Storage Trends for Australia & New Zealand
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: This fascinating e-zine gives you insight on exactly what the storage landscape in Australia and New Zealand looks like.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

SearchStorage.com

Storage Magazine: Cloud DR - Cloud's "Killer App"
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: In the January 2015 issue of Storage magazine, Eric Slack dissects the benefits – and must-know's – of cloud-based DR. Other features in this month's issue cover off on how to build a private cloud with OpenStack, the results of our Quality Awards survey for NAS systems and much more!
Posted: 05 Jan 2015 | Published: 05 Jan 2015

SearchStorage.com
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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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