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NAS (network attached storage) News
June 07, 2017
To consolidate storage, Van Andel Institute chose DataDirect Networks' GRIDScaler GS7K parallel file system arrays and WOS object platform for active archiving.
May 22, 2017
The Infinite io network storage controller 'bump on the wire' proxy scans storage to capture metadata in flight and speed movement of inactive files to the cloud.
April 28, 2017
Midrange NAS provider Synology America Corp. is expanding its FlashStation all-flash storage platform. Synology FlashStation FS2017, which became available April 27, is the "little brother" to the ...
April 10, 2017
Elastifile's distributed file system designed for use with flash hardware and on-premises and public-cloud storage is adding CloudConnect capabilities for AWS and Google.
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