Windows Storage Server

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Windows Storage Server

A Windows-based network attached storage (NAS) operating system from Microsoft. Originally released as Windows Powered NAS, Windows Storage Server provides file and print sharing, but does not execute applications. As of Windows Storage Server 2003, it also stores Exchange Server data. See NAS.
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Microsoft supports the development of technologies that improve storage consolidation in hardware as they lower TCO for customers using Windows Powered NAS for replication, management and restoration of mission-critical data.
Cada sistema incluira un servidor iOmega Windows Powered NAS con hasta 1,28 Terabytes de capacidad, junto con el software para proteccion de datos ARCserve Backup y eTrus Antivirus de CA BrightStor.
New Product Provides Affordable Replication and High Availability Solution for Low-end Windows Powered NAS Devices
It simplifies management by taking advantage of existing Active Directory policies to centrally manage Windows Powered NAS using Group Policy, Kerberos Authentication, and Encrypted File System.
La linea de soluciones Windows Powered NAS, incluyendo el HP StorageWorks NAS 1000s, proporciona uno de los componentes base de la estrategia ENSAextended de HP.
HP recently introduced the StorageWorks NAS b3000 solution in a two-month, 10-city Windows Powered NAS road show with Microsoft, which concluded in North America on May 29th.
Storage Server 2003, which replaces Microsoft's earlier Windows Powered NAS, has added features including server clustering, DFS (Distributed File System) and VSS (Volume Shadow Copy), which is in direct competition with NetApp's NTAR These features allow its OS-powered NAS boxes to support advanced data protection operations like snapshots, virtualization and multiple-pathing architectures, all important enterprise features.
FastLane Consolidator also supports Windows Powered NAS, an optimized file server with a range of storage capacity available through leading OEMs like HP, IBM and Iomega.
Iomega has just released the first Windows Powered NAS servers at the sub-$1,000 price point, and its NAS lineup includes both Unix-based and Windows-Powered NAS servers, with the Windows-Powered variant ranging from 160GB (gigabytes) to 1 1.
The NetWin 200 system is the new entry point into EMC's NAS product family, coupling the power of Windows Powered NAS with EMC's proven CLARiiON CX networked storage platforms.
Additionally, storage scalability is increased to hundreds of terabytes with Windows Powered NAS and price/performance over proprietary network attached storage (NAS) offerings is dramatically improved.