This month's "Tech Report" will help you learn the ins and outs of a wide area file system (WAFS). WAFS technology allows a remote office to interact with a corporate data center as if it were local -- allowing file access and data transfers in almost real time. It's a growing trend among IT users, so read up on who's who in the WAFS world, and how it can reduce you data needs and speed up remote backup processes.
For more information about WAFS, take a look at these SearchStorage.com
myths: WAFS and remote backup
- IBM wafts
tabs news president to ramp up biz
pushes storage consolidation
previews server provisioning play
supports Cisco WAFS
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This was first published in October 2005