content addressed storage


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content addressed storage

A storage technique from EMC for content that is in its final form (fixed content). CAS assigns an identifier to the files so they can be accessed no matter where they are located. EMC's Centera networked storage systems are designed for CAS, and storage applications use the CAS programming interface (API) to store and locate CAS-based files. See also CAM (content addressable memory).
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This new release enables companies to meet and exceed all audit, reporting, business and legislative compliance requirements for complex relational database content that is archived and managed by EMC Centera Compliance Edition content addressed storage (CAS), while providing safe and secure access to archived data.
One of the solutions that help companies maintain and locate this vast amount of information on an ongoing and growing basis is Content Addressed Storage.

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