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Storage on the Network: What You Get From NAS
Many companies have seen their storage needs outgrow their IT infrastructure. Those outside of IT think this is simply a matter of adding more storage, but IT managers understand that the costs associated with making data safe and accessible will far outstrip the costs of just buying hardware. For IT workers, this is the difference between storage and managed storage.
The most useful way to create a storage environment that provides appropriate economy without sacrificing performance is to take data off direct attached storage (DAS) and move it out onto the network. But what kind of networked storage best meets their needs, NAS or SAN?
This Webcast first addresses the question of when to consider NAS devices, and then offers guidelines of what questions to ask before you make your NAS purchase.