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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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Data Managed is Business Managed - How Storage Helps
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the difference between various storage technologies and architectures, and the business impacts of each one.
Posted: 06 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Enterprise NAS: Vital Features and Purchase Considerations
sponsored by SI Systems
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, experts reveal the vital features that should be considered for NAS aside from speed and scalability, such as network bandwidth, hardware redundancy, and manageability. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 30 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

SI Systems

Experts Assess the Isilon HD400 NAS Platform
sponsored by SI Systems
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, experts discuss a NAS array system designed to meet deep-archive storage needs. Access now and you'll also uncover a case study of how one Canadian power company was able to use a Hadoop cluster that runs on NAS storage, allowing them to process data indicating whether or not someone was illegally tapping into their energy grid.
Posted: 29 Oct 2015 | Published: 29 Oct 2015

SI Systems

Gain All-Flash Performance with Storage Acceleration Software
sponsored by Infinio
VIDEO: This video highlights a storage acceleration software that uses existing resources and allows you to keep your SAN or NAS array for storage capacity. Watch now to see how this software system can deliver all-flash performance, at a lower cost and improve your enterprise's storage infrastructure.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Premiered: 25 Aug 2015


Isilon: Leader in Scale-Out NAS
sponsored by SI Systems
RESOURCE: This resource outlines how one virtualized storage platform can help improve storage efficiency and lower costs. Read on to learn how you can increase scalability and efficiency for your business.
Posted: 28 Sep 2015 | Published: 28 Sep 2015

SI Systems

High Availability and Data Protection with Scale-out NAS
sponsored by SI Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this document to learn how scale-out NAS solutions can be used as a new approach to file storage and meet availability, protection, and performance requirements of Big Data. Read on to see the many benefits this NAS solution can provide your enterprise.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

SI Systems

Beginner’s Guide to Storage Area Networks
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This informative paper compares the DAS and SAN solutions; exploring the benefits of moving from DAS to SAN architectures and how to implement a SAN solution. Read on to see how applying a few steps to deploy a SAN can give your enterprise new beneficial functionality and features promoting data scalability, security, and protection.
Posted: 16 Sep 2015 | Published: 16 Sep 2015

Dell, Inc.

Oracle ZS4-4 Hybrid Storage Array Tops NetApp FAS8080 EX
sponsored by Oracle, in association with Intel
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, compare and contrast the NetApp FAS8080 EX and Oracle ZS4-4 storage array and see which system comes out on top. Read on to learn which will best benefit your business and why.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Published: 28 Aug 2015

Oracle, in association with Intel

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®

Four Reasons to Reconsider SANs
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper offers readers the top four reasons to reconsider SAN within your storage environment. Inside learn what new features are allowing SANs to become such a desirable method for storage, what it can offer your business in terms of benefits, and more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Software-Defined Storage for Big Data
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a step-by-step guide for adopting software-defined storage as part of a practical, proactive strategy for managing enterprise data.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Red Hat

Storage Magazine: Cloud DR - Cloud's "Killer App"
sponsored by
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

Four Benefits of a Unified Approach to Storage
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of moving to a unified storage approach as opposed to a diverse "silo-ed" approach. Unified storage is simpler to manage, cuts down on necessary hardware, and offers a number of other benefits.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 16 May 2014


Latest Storage Trends for Australia & New Zealand
sponsored by
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

A Closer Look at Big Storage Architecture
sponsored by Caringo
EGUIDE: As companies store and analyze an ever-growing volume of data, it can be difficult to stay up to date on all the various categories of storage while deciding which storage architecture is best for your big data needs. In this expert e-guide, explore strengths and use cases for various storage options.
Posted: 30 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Aug 2014


Deconstructing unstructured data
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Use this expert paper to help deconstruct unstructured data. Learn why flexibility and value are the best answers for uncontrolled growth, and how to manage unstructured data through an optimized storage infrastructure.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc.

The Value of Integrated Storage Solutions
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the benefits and capabilities of the latest version of a storage application from Oracle. The white paper explains how this appliance is better suited to handle the challenges of growing stores of data than previous versions.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Oracle and Intel®

Next generation storage servers to maximize performance in today's data centers
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of a solution that provides efficiencies and automation for Oracle Database and applications that cannot be easily duplicated by competitors.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle and Intel®

Scale-Out Storage Ideal Solution for Unstructured Data Growth
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Find out why scale-out storage solutions are proving to be a popular alternative to traditional storage options.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Red Hat and HP

Highly efficient, scalable storage for managing unstructured data
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into an enterprise-class distributed file system that provides you with the tools necessary to manage multiple file workloads in an efficient and simple manner.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

E-Book: LTFS For Dummies
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
EBOOK: This e-book explains how Linear Tape File Systems work and how they can be used to handle the challenges facing modern data centers.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle and Intel®

Storage magazine: Special Oceania edition, June 2014
sponsored by
EZINE: Local businesses share their storage management successes
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

Storage magazine: Special Southeast Asia edition, June 2014
sponsored by
EZINE: Expert Southeast Asian advice for evaluating cloud storage
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS and RainStor with Hadoop for Efficient Big Data Management
sponsored by RainStor Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many enterprises rely on Hadoop to manage and analyze large volumes of data, and as such, they are looking to deploy the right architecture to optimize compute and storage requirements. The traditional approach is running Hadoop on DAS -- but is there a better way?
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014

RainStor Inc.

Buyer's Checklist to Purpose-Built Storage for Virtual Servers
sponsored by
EBOOK: This Buyer's Checklist on Purpose-Built Storage for Virtual Servers describes how these storage systems differ from traditional arrays, provides insights into some of their unique features and offers guidance on evaluating, purchasing and deploying these storage systems.
Posted: 02 May 2014 | Published: 02 May 2014

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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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