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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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Reclaim Wasted Capacity
sponsored by Northern Parklife
VIDEO: This four-part webcast demonstrates the necessity for a proper storage management solution, such as Northern Storage Suite, in an organization's storage infrastructure. They'll review how NSS can reclaim wasted capacity, control user behavior, getting your end-users on-board with saving capacity and how to properly plan for future storage needs.
Posted: 03 Aug 2009 | Premiered: 03 Aug 2009

Northern Parklife

Presentation Transcript: Presentation Transcript: EMC Corporation and the Benefits of Network Attached Storage for Small Businesses
sponsored by EMC Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: The presentation transcript from EMC Corporation features Ashish Nadkarni, Principal Consultant with GlassHouse Technologies, discussing the benefits of Network Attached Storage for Small Businesses.
Posted: 29 Jul 2009 | Published: 27 Jul 2009

EMC Corporation

Optimizing Performance and Maximizing Investments in Tape Storage Systems
sponsored by Fujifilm USA
WHITE PAPER: Fujifilm Tape Environment Analysis is the first vendor-agnostic, platform-neutral, comprehensive assessment for tape storage systems. It provides an assessment of the backup environment culminating in a report that includes recommendations to maximize existing resources, avoid unnecessary expenditures and ensure compliance requirements are met.
Posted: 27 Jul 2009 | Published: 27 Jul 2009

Fujifilm USA

Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems: Architected for Open, Simple, and Scalable Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Traditional NAS appliances have fallen short due to the proprietary nature of their software and the special-purpose nature of underlying hardware. By using open technologies, Oracle's Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems avoid the constraints, pitfalls, and costs of traditional storage appliances.
Posted: 23 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Dell NX4: Achieving Storage Efficiency with Data Deduplication
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper illustrates the concepts of Celerra Data Deduplication. It also shows how a user can use and manage deduplication on the Dell NX4 network-attached storage (NAS) system.
Posted: 22 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.

Dell NX4: Advanced File Sharing and Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Dell NX4 offers a variety of advanced features that can help organizations achieve storage efficiency and lower TCO, including data deduplication that can reduce required storage capacity and an open API that works with third-party policy engines to enable tiered storage access.
Posted: 22 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.

NFS Evolution Changes the Landscape of HPC Data Management
sponsored by BlueArc Corp.
WHITE PAPER: In HPC data management, traditional standards-based solutions have been limited in performance and scalability, but proprietary, high-performance solutions have required specific expertise to set up, manage, or scale. Read this Tabor Research White Paper to learn about file systems used in HPC environments as well as BlueArc storage solutions.
Posted: 02 Jul 2009 | Published: 02 Jul 2009

BlueArc Corp.

Top Five Ways to Improve E-Discovery with Archiving
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
DATA SHEET: Organizations are increasingly being ordered to produce email messages and other files relevant to electronic discovery - and the penalties for noncompliance with a court's discovery order can be severe. Thus it is vital that every organization manage its electronic data for fast, easy, accurate retrieval when required.
Posted: 26 Jun 2009 | Published: 21 Jan 2008

Symantec Corporation

Network-Attached Storage FAQ
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Though network-attached storage (NAS) offers a number of benefits, it also presents some challenges. Ashish Nadkarni, Principal Consultant with GlassHouse Technologies Inc., discusses the pros and cons of using NAS in an SMB environment and offers some best practices.
Posted: 26 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

EMC Corporation

Data Deduplication Approaches: Solving Today's Most Common Backup Problems
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
ANALYST REPORT: This Technology Brief discusses different approaches to data deduplication in the market today along with the pros and cons of each, and then matches some of the most common backup problems to a recommended deduplication approach. The brief close with a spotlight on Quantum's DXi7500 enterprise disk backup and replication system
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Quantum Corporation

Data Deduplication Background - A Technical White Paper
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of data deduplication is to increase the amount of information that can be stored on disk arrays and to increase the effective amount of data that can be transmitted over networks. Read this white paper to learn more about data deduplication as well as Quantum Dxi-Series disk-based backup solutions.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Quantum Corporation

SAN and Server Virtualization Podcast Transcript
sponsored by Nexsan
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This podcast transcript examines the pros and cons traditional Fibre Channel SAN and a slightly newer iSCSI SAN.
Posted: 18 May 2009 | Published: 13 Apr 2009

Nexsan

Accelerating Performance and Reducing Costs for Data-Intensive High Performance Computing (HPC) Workflows
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about how you can deliver the necessary I/O throughput for HPC applications. It will also cover Sun's offerings for addressing HPC challenges in the form of flash technology, network attached storage, parallel storage, and archive solutions.
Posted: 12 May 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Backup and Recovery for Microsoft Exchange Server - Data Domain Deduplication Storage Best Practices Guide
sponsored by EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions
WHITE PAPER: In many companies, Microsoft Exchange is now commonly viewed as a mission-critical application. Protecting Exchange information is critical and backup is still the primary method used. This paper focuses on the traditional backup and recovery practices for Microsoft Exchange Server along with solutions from Data Domain.
Posted: 08 May 2009 | Published: 08 May 2009

EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions

iSCSI for TL-Series Tape Libraries
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To supplement the growth in iSCSI SANs, Dell has introduced an iSCSI-to-SAS bridge card for the TL-series of tape libraries. This allows a customer to directly attach a tape backup target to their iSCSI 1Gb Ethernet SAN with little to no degradation in transfer speed. This white paper explores this setup and configuration.
Posted: 06 May 2009 | Published: 30 Sep 2008

Dell, Inc.

Integrating Blades Solutions with Dell EqualLogic SANs
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There are many ways that blade enclosures can be attached to a Dell EqualLogic SAN. This paper reviews three ways, but depending on the blade enclosure design features there may be other options. Each of the three architecture strategies presented here provides different trade-offs in cost, complexity and scalability.
Posted: 05 May 2009 | Published: 30 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.

The CMT Storage Efficiency Calculator
sponsored by CMT
ASSESSMENT TOOL: CMT recognizes containing IT-related cost is paramount. They know your storage systems represent a significant expense and re-evaluating your needs and strategies to achieve better efficiency while reducing costs is a priority. How can you accomplish that? It all starts with this exclusive Storage Efficiency Calculator.
Posted: 05 May 2009 | Published: 05 May 2009

CMT

Agentless Architecture: Agentless Backup is Not a Myth
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: Agentless backup is NOT a myth. The Asigra solution is proof because it requires no agents, which inherently makes it easier to install and support than legacy backup and recovery solutions. This paper serves as an introduction to Asigra's Hybrid Cloud Backup and Recovery Software.
Posted: 20 Apr 2009 | Published: 20 Apr 2009

Asigra

An Economical Approach To Maximizing Data Availability: Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems offer enterprise-class storage features while leveraging open source software and industry standard components to lower costs and provide greater innovation. Read this paper and see how your organization can benefit from Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems.
Posted: 08 Apr 2009 | Published: 30 Nov 2007

Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Microsoft

Presentation Transcript: Changing the Rules of Backup and Disaster Recovery
sponsored by FalconStor Software
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Join Independent Backup Expert W. Curtis Preston and Falconstor's Product Marketing Manager Peter Eichers as they explore common data protection challenges and what technologies can be used to address them.
Posted: 07 Apr 2009 | Published: 07 Apr 2009

FalconStor Software

Getting a Handle on eDiscovery
sponsored by StoredIQ
WHITE PAPER: eDiscovery is the process of using technology to identify, collect, preserve, process, review, and produce all the electronically stored information that is relevant to a particular legal matter. Read this white paper for a crash course in how effective information management can save your company time and money.
Posted: 30 Mar 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

StoredIQ

Stop Wasting Storage: Reclaim Capacity, Reduce Growth Rate and Maximize Return on Hardware Investment (Presentation Transcript)
sponsored by Northern Parklife
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript highlights a solution that helps eliminate wasteful data and creates a more efficient storage infrastructure by reclaiming crucial storage space.
Posted: 27 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Feb 2009

Northern Parklife

Microsoft SharePoint Data Protection Best Practices with Data Domain
sponsored by EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Data Domain deduplication storage offers a powerful data protection solution by reducing redundant data across backups and providing a cost-effective replication option for simpler disaster recovery. This paper looks into some of the options and strategies for developing a data protection plan for your Microsoft SharePoint environment.
Posted: 26 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions

ISCSI SAN Boot - Simplifying Server Operations On SANS
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Storage area networks (SAN) deliver consolidated storage and advanced storage management features. This paper explains the benefits of three different server boot operations provided by one advanced SAN configuration. It counsels that you should weigh the benefits and drawbacks of each before committing your organization's storage system to one.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

Dell, Inc.

Storage Virtualization - The Next Step in Controlling Spiraling Costs
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Storage consolidation provides a partial solution to soaring storage administrative costs by expanding device connectivity and reducing points of management. It does this by simplifying cumbersome tasks-like allocating storage, load balancing, configuring RAID, and backing up and restoring data. Get the details here.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

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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