Network Attached Storage


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Network Attached Storage

(networking, storage)
(NAS) Fixed disks, RAID arrays, and magnetic tape drives connected directly to a Storage Area Network (SAN) or other direct network connection. This is in contrast to a file server where the peripherals are connected to the network via a computer (the server).
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New built-in Network Attached Storage (NAS) capabilities have been added to RevOS, which allow users to quickly and easily add storage capacity for RAID-protected file sharing.
Plus, since the Sabio CM4 is network attached storage, it's simple to add to an existing network in need of additional storage resources.
Building on its comprehensive line of solutions that transform the average household into a digital home, ZyXEL's dual drive network attached storage and digital media server supports two SATA drives for a total storage capacity of up to 1.
In essence, as long as the device is designed for storage (and not just data retrieval, as networked CD-ROM servers do), then the device is performing Network Attached Storage.
Verizon Business RNAS, originally launched in May, combines network transport and access from Verizon Business, network attached storage platforms and software from EMC Corporation and accelerated file-sharing solutions from Cisco.
The Plextor PX-EH Network Attached Storage device family is shipping to distributors in North and South America on March 1st.
According to IDC, EMC is the worldwide revenue leader in networked storage systems and storage software, and EMC is #1 in network attached storage (NAS) revenue, having captured 37.
Infrant Technologies(TM) today announced an innovative technology that addresses the inherent problem of adding additional storage to a single Network Attached Storage (NAS) appliance while preserving data.
The orders were received from our international reseller in the UK and are for multiple systems of Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Direct Attached Storage (DAS) including RAID functionality.
Snap Appliance is a leader in distributed data management solutions and the worldwide volume leader in network attached storage (NAS) solutions(3).

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