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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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Buyer's checklist: Purpose-built storage for virtual servers
sponsored by SearchVirtualStorage.com
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: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014


Storage Magazine finds Dell top Enterprise NAS vendor
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
JOURNAL ARTICLE: Dive into this Storage magazine article to discover what Rich Castagna, editorial director of TechTarget's Storage Media Group, has to say about the 2 top dogs for NAS systems. Read on to see which vendor claimed the best enterprise-class NAS system, and which topped the midrange group in our 8th Quality Awards survey.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc.

IT Priorities 2014: UK Europe, France and Germany
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Benchmark your IT spending plans, with our in-depth study of IT spending priorities in the UK, France, Germany, and Europe in 2014.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

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Rochelle Community Hospital Keeps a Healthy Storage Budget
sponsored by BridgeHead Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn how Rochelle Community Hospital addressed their storage challenges by implementing a tiered backup and archive management system that efficiently secured data without breaking budget constraints.
Posted: 23 Dec 2013 | Published: 23 Dec 2013

BridgeHead Software

Storage Magazine 2014
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: Now that the price of solid-state storage has dropped, more vendors are offering all-flash arrays; but are they really much better than hybrid arrays that mix flash with spinning disk?
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 | Published: 20 Dec 2013

SearchStorage.com

Client Success Video: IBM RTC
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this short video, you will discover how a leading South African wireless broadband provider deployed IBM Real-time Compression Appliances to reduce storage utilization by more than 80 percent – enabling them to defer additional storage equipment purchases and accelerate user access to data.
Posted: 18 Nov 2013 | Premiered: May 23, 2012

IBM

Accelerating network convergence in virtualized and cloud data centers
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover an innovative unified storage switch that provides a comprehensive platform and modular design that supports leading edge networking protocols – enabling IT organizations to converge LAN and SAN throughput in high I/O, virtualized environments.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

Top 5 Reasons to Choose EMC Isilon for Video Surveillance
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
DATA SHEET: Access this concise resource to uncover five top reasons why you should adopt an impressive video surveillance system, so you can gain peace of mind knowing your business is safe and secure.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC & Arrow

EMC Isilon Big Data Storage and Analytics Solutions
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This solution brief talks about an innovative new approach to Hadoop analytics that is the industry's first and only scale-out NAS solution with native Hadoop support for greater integration capabilities.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

EMC & Arrow

Hadoop on EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how a new solution can be used to support a Hadoop data analytics workflow. It describes the core components involved as well as highlights the benefits that can be leveraged to gain reliable business insight quickly and efficiently while maintaining simplicity to meet the storage requirements of an evolving workflow.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS for In-Place Hadoop Data Analytics
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows that storing data in EMC Isilon Scale-Out network attached storage optimizes data management for Hadoop analytics. Separating data from HDFS clients and storing it in an Isilon cluster provides scalability, efficiency, and workflow flexibility.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

EMC Isilon Big Data Storage and Analytics Solutions
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper talks about the challenges that have plagued trational Hadoop deployments in the past and highlights a new solution that combats these challenges by providing integrated Hadoop support.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

EMC Isilon Best Practices for Hadoop Data Storage
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the best practices for setting up and managing the HDFS service on an EMC Isilon cluster to optimize data storage for Hadoop analytics.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

Comparing Scale-Out and Object-Based Storage Systems
sponsored by Coho Data
EGUIDE: This e-guide defines the 2 storage systems that provide you with the crucial information on which system would best benefit your particular needs.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

Coho Data

Storage Magazine: Debate - All-Flash or Hybrid?
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EZINE: Now that the price of solid-state storage has dropped, more vendors are offering all-flash arrays; but are they really much better than hybrid arrays that mix flash with spinning disk?
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc.

Storage Trends Report
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper gives the current trends and topics in the field of data storage and gives survey results from 158 customers highlighting which new technologies they're adopting.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Coho Data

Seagate NAS - What's Driving Data Security and Remote Access Inside
sponsored by Seagate Technology
WHITE PAPER: Check out this brief, 1-page resource that delivers a NAS solution that provides simple, scalable and cost-effective ways to store and serve files securely over the network.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 18 Feb 2014

Seagate Technology

Meet the growing storage demands of your 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: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

How, Why, and When to Use Object Storage
sponsored by Scality Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide from SearchStorage.com, learn the appropriate time and place to implement and use object storage. Also gain insight into how three executives feel object storage is relevant and useful in today's technological environments. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

Scality Inc.

The Disturbing Truth About Terascale and Petascale Storage
sponsored by Scality Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource reveals an unsettling truth about today's terascale and petascale storage challenges. Discover why traditional storage architectures are falling short and explore the concept of object storage and how it can help you overcome these and other critical obstacles. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Nov 2013 | Published: 18 Nov 2013

Scality Inc.

Overcoming big data challenges associated with media-rich files
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Are you dealing with big data storage challenges associated with rich media files? Learn how to build, manage and support scale-out NAS projects to maximize your budget and staff.
Posted: 20 Nov 2013 | Published: 20 Nov 2013

SearchStorage.com

Coffee Break: Embracing Tiered Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will discover tiering strategies that have emerged as an indispensable tool to cost-effectively harness the massive data growth.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

Cut Infrastructure Complexity with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to explore a converged infrastructure that offers flexible and highly integrated turnkey solutions to today's top IT challenges. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores one market-leading integrated compute platform that can help you minimize interaction in terms of testing and technology integration, reduce overall complexity, streamline IT operations and much more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Object Storage Vs. Traditional Storage: Expert Comparison
sponsored by SageCloud
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, Director of Business Systems at Cavium Networks, Jacob N. Gsoedl provides an in-depth explanation of how object-based storage systems work and how they've become the fundamental building blocks of a cloud storage infrastructure.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

SageCloud
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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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