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NAS hardware News
July 08, 2014
EMC spins out two new Isilon NAS models, including one for Hadoop analytics, and adds flash read cache.
June 10, 2014
Is it possible to use larger capacity hard drives, yet make them more reliable and decrease rebuild times? Panasas says it is.
May 29, 2014
IBM says it will stop selling NetApp FAS arrays as the IBM N Series to concentrate on its own branded systems; keeps OEM deal for NetApp E Series.
March 11, 2014
Panasas replaces open source Samba components with Microsoft Windows SMB/CIFS to broaden the appeal of its high-performance NAS appliance.
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Network-attached storage (NAS) is a dedicated hard disk storage device that provides file-based data storage services to other devices on the network. Continue Reading
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The Avere FlashCloud addition to Avere's FXT edge NAS acceleration device connects to object storage from Cleversafe and Amazon without a cloud gateway. Continue Reading
Microsoft added enterprise features to Windows Storage Server 2012, but experts say it's unlikely to result in enterprise demand for the OEM product. Continue Reading
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Oracle executives say their storage strategy is to sell storage systems that run their databases and other apps faster and more efficiently. Continue Reading
Personal Genome Project researchers say data storage growth in gene sequencing technology is being reined in, but others claim data management is the next issue. Continue Reading
SMBs often run into NAS performance issues and unexpected problems, which can often be avoided with proper planning. Continue Reading
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Scale-out NAS systems are gaining interest due to rapid growth of file data and “big data” analytics. Here’s a look at the scale-out NAS vendors. Continue Reading
Are NAS storage devices a fit for a virtual server environment? We list factors in choosing these devices, and explain their impact on your storage systems. Continue Reading
Midrange network-attached storage (NAS) appliances can be an affordable solution for SMBs in today's do-more-with-less economic climate. Learn how to choose the NAS system that best fits your storage environment. Continue Reading