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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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Managing Storage in a VDI Environment
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: Read this e-guide to discover how VDI environments impact storage, and how to determine your storage requirements within your virtual desktop. Also learn efficiency tricks to use in your VDI environment and much more.
Posted: 16 Sep 2011 | Published: 12 Sep 2011

Dell, Inc.

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Tutorial: Part 1
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This tutorial can help minimize your storage/VDI problems by outlining VDI considerations prior to implementation.
Posted: 16 Sep 2011 | Published: 12 Sep 2011

Dell, Inc.

Minnesota Wild Names Dell Compellent SAN "Most Valuable Player"
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: The Minnesota Wild’s six-month old iSCSI storage solution could no longer keep up with the growing data needs of concession vendors. Read this white paper to learn how the Wild successfully implemented Fluid Data technology to solve the problem.
Posted: 09 Sep 2011 | Published: 09 Sep 2011

Dell Compellent

E-Guide: Nasuni Filer Adds SLA, Hardware Option for NAS Cloud Gateway
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
EGUIDE: This SearchCloudStorage.com E-Guide profiles startup cloud vendor, Nasuni Corp., and offers insight into what they are doing to ease customer concerns about cloud storage – and guarantee uptime in cloud environments. Read on to find out about more Nasuni’s new product offerings and service-level agreements!
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Nasuni Corporation

E-Guide: Storage Tuned for Virtual Environments
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Check out this SearchStorage.com E-Guide to hear all about this technology update from HP and what the experts have to say.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

E-Guide: Data Reduction Methods for Primary Storage: Vendors Push Impacts Market
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Check out this SearchStorage.com E-Guide to learn what vendors have to offer in this realm of backup technologies now.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 15 Aug 2011

IBM

E-Guide: Pros & Cons of Clustered NAS and a Look Into the NAS Market
sponsored by Gluster
EGUIDE: In this SearchStorage.com E-Guide, storage experts Marc Staimer and Dave Raffo discuss clustered NAS and vendors in the NAS market. This E-Guide will touch upon important topics surrounding clustered NAS, such as; what clustered NAS is and what it isn’t the benefits and drawbacks of clustering NAS, and who can benefit from it.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 12 Aug 2011

Gluster

Coca-Cola Quenches Thirst for Performance with IBM XIV
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated successfully deployed the IBM XIV Storage System—a storage solution that perfectly complements a virtualization environment through its use of a virtualized grid architecture.
Posted: 05 Aug 2011 | Published: 05 Aug 2011

IBM

Manage Rapid NAS Data Growth While Reducing Storage Footprint and Costs (Race)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Now that IT hasgotten a handle on server sprawl and the challenges that comewith data protection, it is time to deal with primary storagegrowth that is increasing at a rate faster than IT can manage. Click here to learn more on how IBM's Real-time Compression solutions can save you up to 80% in storage.
Posted: 15 Jul 2011 | Published: 15 Jul 2011

IBM

E-Guide: Cloud Gateways for Primary Storage: Benefits and challenges
sponsored by Fujitsu America, Inc.
EGUIDE: Using the cloud for storing primary data is different from using the cloud for backup or even archiving. This E-Guide walks you through the benefits and challenges of using cloud for primary storage. Read on to learn what your clients should know about cloud in terms of storage before implementing.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

Fujitsu America, Inc.

E-Guide: Best Practices for Managing Virtual Machines
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: There are many things to consider when designing storage to support a virtual desktop infrastructure environment. While budgets may limit some of your options, there are a number of creative solutions available that can help you get the performance your virtual desktops will require. Read this guide to learn more.
Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 22 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

eGuide: Hyper-V - What You Need to Know before Getting Started
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this E-Guide learn how Microsoft Hyper-V fits into the server virtualization landscape, with insight on exactly what Hyper-V has to offer, and analysis of how the Microsoft technology stacks up against the competition.
Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

Dell and Microsoft

Time Value of Data
sponsored by SGI
WHITE PAPER: All of the printed material on earth is estimated to be about 200 petabytes (200,000 terabytes) of data. That is a lot of information and a lot of data to manage. But it is dwarfed by the amount of data that is generated worldwide with information technology today. Read this white paper to learn more about how to survive the information explosion.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 13 Jun 2011

SGI

E-Guide: Data Migration, Virtual NAS, Hybrid Cloud storage, and more
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
EGUIDE: This E-Guide explains how IT professionals can create a more effective system by using data migration and also provides you with a business case study on a featured vendor. Continue reading to learn how to go about planning your data migration strategy, the challenges of business intelligence, your options with the cloud, and new vendor solutions.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 10 Jun 2011

Nasuni Corporation

Presentation Transcript: NFS for Virtual Servers
sponsored by Dell Compellent
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this interview transcript, VMware expert Eric Siebert discusses the best way to use NFS for virtual server environments. Discover the benefits and complications that can arise when implementing network-attached storage (NAS) in your virtual server platform and more.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

Presentation Transcript: Automated Storage Tiering
sponsored by Dell Compellent
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this transcript of a podcast interview, Jeff Boles of the Taneja Group examines some of the business drivers behind storage tiering. He also explores some of the challenges associated with tiered storage, such as data migration, and how effectively addressing these challenges can be the key to tiered storage success.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 03 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

When Purchasing NAS Products, Look Before You Leap
sponsored by HP & Intel®
EGUIDE: This guide reaches beyond the obvious issues of pricing, management, and support and explores important points to keep in mind during any NAS purchase. After reading this E-Guide you will have a better understanding of NAS and how to go about purchasing the right tools for your needs. Check out this expert E-Guide to learn more!
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

HP & Intel®

Data Deduping & Backup: A best practice guide – Part 2
sponsored by FalconStor Software
EGUIDE: In part two of this data deduplication technology tutorial, we look at all of those alternatives and take a look at some of the most significant deduplication backup products. Learn about global data deduplication, what to look for in a data deduplication product, inline vs. post-processing deduplication, and more.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

FalconStor Software

Presentation Transcript: Tiered Storage Tools for File Storage
sponsored by Dell Compellent
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Modern file storage with the runaway capacity many organizations are facing, escalating performance demands, and shrinking IT budgets make tiered storage make very appealing solution. Check out this transcript of an expert podcast featuring Jeff Boles, Senior Analyst at the Taneja Group to learn how storage tiers can help your organization.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Dell Compellent

Data Deduping & Backup: A best practice guide – Part 1
sponsored by FalconStor Software
EGUIDE: In part one of this data deduplication technology tutorial, we look at all of those alternatives and take a look at some of the most significant deduplication backup products. Learn about global data deduplication, what to look for in a data deduplication product, inline vs. post-processing deduplication, and more.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

FalconStor Software

E-Guide: How the Media and Entertainment Industry is Backing up "Big Data"
sponsored by Atempo, Inc.
EGUIDE: Big data is a term often used in the storage industry today. As companies accumulate more and more data, they must find more efficient ways to manage and store it. But the media and entertainment industry has been managing this big data for years. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 13 May 2011 | Published: 13 May 2011

Atempo, Inc.

IBM System Storage N6000 Series
sponsored by IBM
MICROSITE: With IBM System Storage N6000 series systems, you can meet your NAS storage needs and provide high levels of application availability for your critical business operations to technical applications. You can also address NAS and SAN, primary and secondary storage requirements plus get outstanding value.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

IBM

IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage
sponsored by IBM
MICROSITE: The demand to manage and store massive amounts of file data continues to challenge data centers. IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage (SONAS) is designed to embrace cloud storage in the petabyte age.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

IBM

Storage for Your VDI: Strategies and Best Practices
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchStorage.com discusses VDI's impact on storage and then outlines how to determine your storage requirements for a virtual desktop infrastructure. Read on to learn about Fibre Channel vs. NAS vs. iSCSI for VDIs, what drive types are best for this environment and much more
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Dell, Inc.

Object Storage: A Dell Point of View
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Dell has developed a customer centric strategy and a set of solutions and services designed to help customers meet the new challenges created by the amount and type of data being generated today. This strategy is based on Dell's Point of View (POV) with respect to Object Storage.
Posted: 01 May 2011 | Published: 27 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.
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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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