Microsoft VSS is a Windows Server feature used for backing up and restoring LUNs and individual files.
Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) is a feature in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 that speeds up copy and move operations by allowing them to be performed by the storage hardware rather than the operating system.
Server-based storage is a re-emerging class of data storage that removes cost and complexity by housing storage media inside servers rather than in dedicated and custom-engineered storage arrays.
Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2012 (WSS 2012) is a platform for network-attached storage (NAS ) appliances and iSCSI storage systems.
Windows Storage Spaces is a feature in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 that is used to virtualize and provision storage.