I have a client with two clustered Windows 2000 file servers. Gigabit Ethernet has lately been implemented in the...
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LAN. These two file servers contain mostly AutoCAD drawing files that the engineers often retrieve and edit. Do you think NAS is sufficient to consolidate the data or SAN will be a better solution?
The NAS solution should be sufficient and is preferable from a file-sharing standpoint. File serving was developed for sharing of engineering file originally and has expanded in usage since. The NAS appliance is a specialized form of file serving and should work very effectively for you CAD file-sharing requirements.
Evaluator Group, Inc.
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