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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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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 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

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 additionally 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

How to ease your data backup woes!
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Participate in our research program around Primary Storage Optimization to access this comprehensive guide, filled with expert advice to help you select the right archiving strategy to overcome backup challenges. Discover how the proper data archive can result in a massive reduction in backup storage complexity.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

TechTarget

Top Reasons to Choose EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights 8 reasons why your enterprise should consider investing in a scale-out NAS solution with a single volume, single file system architecture. Access now and discover how you can improve your storage scalability, efficiency, and flexibility, and expand your data lake.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

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

NAS vs. SAN: Making Space in your Enterprise Data Center
sponsored by Oracle, in association with Intel
EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses why NAS deployment can be more beneficial over SAN when it comes to data center virtualization storage. Read on to discover the network design considerations for NAS and learn how hyper-converged infrastructures can also leverage NAS storage.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Oracle, in association with Intel

SAN System Buying Guide: The Fundamentals
sponsored by Oracle, in association with Intel
EGUIDE: This e-guide looks into the SAN buying process and highlights key information you need to make a purchase decision when it comes to deciding between a SAN, DAS, or NAS storage architecture. Discover how a centralized SAN solution can enable your enterprise to improve your storage management and efficiency and lower your costs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Oracle, in association with Intel

Hot Data Storage Technologies for 2016
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Participate in our research program around Primary Storage Optimization and get immediate access to our December 2015 issue of Storage Magazine. Discover a full range of storage topics, including a list of the hot storage technologies for 2016, expert advice on architecting storage for VDI, top tips for disaster preparedness, and more.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

TechTarget

Delivering Transactional NAS for Enterprise Workloads
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a modernized NAS solution that simplifies storage deployment and provisioning for enterprise virtualization environments and database workloads. Read on to discover how your enterprise can take advantage of the agility and simplicity of NAS.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

EMC

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

Expand The Data Lake: New Data Lake, New Breakthroughs
sponsored by EMC
VIDEO: In this brief video, see how you can take your data lake strategy to the next level with scale-out NAS. With EMC's data lake technology, improve your business's efficiency, scalability, and business agility.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Premiered: 10 Nov 2015

EMC

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

Case Study: Global Access with Unlimited Scale Using Cloud NAS
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
CASE STUDY: This case study examines how a company turned to cloud NAS to solve their storage challenges, such as escalating capital costs and inefficient data protection and data management systems. Read on to see how cloud NAS can provide your enterprise with the file storage and backup and disaster recovery solutions you need, all in one integrated system.
Posted: 06 Nov 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2015

Nasuni Corporation

Lab Validation Report: Cloud NAS for the Distributed Enterprise
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive report tests a cloud NAS system and assesses its file data access and control, unlimited scalability, and built-in data protection and security. Read on to discover how NAS can synchronize your data files across multiple locations and streamline the infrastructure required to manage your enterprise's unstructured data at scale.
Posted: 05 Nov 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2015

Nasuni Corporation

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

Total Cost of Ownership: Cloud NAS and Traditional Cloud Storage Compared
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the total cost of ownership of cloud NAS and compares it to traditional approaches to cloud storage. Access now to see how cloud NAS can lower the costs of maintaining your enterprise's storage by unifying platforms, consolidating functionality, and simplifying the entire storage stack.
Posted: 19 Aug 2015 | Published: 19 Aug 2015

Nasuni 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®

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
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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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