These two storage architectures, both NAS and SAN, are as much complementary as they are competitive and fill different needs and usage cases in the organization. Many larger organizations own both.
Hyperconverged storage is causing technology leaders to reconsider their data storage strategy. Hyperconverged storage enables enterprises to support agile development cycles, streamline IT management and bring their storage, compute, virtualization and networking initiatives into tighter alignment.
SANs remain a core asset of most large enterprises. Now incorporating faster networks, more powerful processors and solid state drives, they are now capable of better performance and higher capacity than ever.
A data backup and recovery plan and a management strategy involves an exhaustive examination of available tools, thorough planning and a data recovery strategy that delivers on all that hard work.