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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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IBM Spectrum Storage Suite: Meeting Industry Needs for Software-Defined Storage
sponsored by IBM FD
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into 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: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

IBM FD

Solid State Drives are Changing the Future of NAS Apps
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
EGUIDE: Access this eGuide to learn how solid state drives (SSD) will affect the future of primary and secondary network attached storage (NAS) applications.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 06 Dec 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

The Truths Behind SDS and the New NAS
sponsored by Elastifile
EGUIDE: Sleek and redesigned, NAS is making a comeback – rivaling object storage's ability to meet enterprise performance requirements. Vendors are also claiming that SDS is increasing efficiency of SAN/NAS but are they full of hot air? Find out more about the sleek, scale-out NAS design and the truth behind these claims.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Elastifile

Tape for Backup: Here to Save the Day?
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Participate in our archiving research program and get immediate access to a new 3-part guide detailing a hybrid approach to on-site and off-site archiving and protection that uses disk, cloud and tape in almost every scenario.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

TechTarget

Unifying Data Access with a Cross-Cloud Scale-Out File System
sponsored by Elastifile
WHITE PAPER: A scale-out file system may be able to deliver the data intelligence and workload consolidation services necessary to provide organizations with a competitive edge. Access this white paper to learn how it can solve the top ten storage challenges.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 28 Nov 2016

Elastifile

Back to the Future – The Case For The Universal Distributed File System
sponsored by Elastifile
WEBCAST: Tune into this webcast to learn more about the three data constraints created by our traditional methods of data storage. In addition, hear why ESG founder and senior analyst, Steve Duplessie, believes a universal file system can help overcome these constraints.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2016

Elastifile

Backup and Disaster Recovery Strategies for NAS
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to overcome the limitations of NAS backup and recovery. Find out how to implement a cloud-connected, powerful data protection strategy for NAS systems.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Barracuda Networks

Scale-Out NAS vs. Object Storage
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: This issue of storage magazine 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

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

Bling Inside – Servers Get Flashy with Solid State
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: In this issue of Storage magazine, discover how to effectively inject new life into DAS and revive legacy storage architectures with server-side solid-state. Read on to 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Caringo

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®
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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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