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September 19, 2019
Price drop for Amazon's Elastic File System Infrequent Access option could stir competitors to follow suit and fuel greater enterprise adoption of cloud file storage.
August 21, 2019
Tintri and Nexenta were acquired in separate transactions by DDN. The Nexenta software-defined storage provides shared file services on Tintri VMware-focused VMstore block arrays.
July 30, 2019
Making movies is a file-intensive business, and Hollywood studios must give their artists the right storage technologies to store, manage and protect business-critical data.
July 29, 2019
CloudNAS 4.2 is now available, and it includes updates such as new support for JumpCloud and OpenLDAP. Additionally, CacheDrive can now be integrated with third-party applications.
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File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a client-server standard used to transfer files between computers over the Internet using control and data channels. Continue Reading
Network-attached storage (NAS) is dedicated file storage that enables multiple users and heterogeneous client devices to retrieve data from centralized disk capacity. Continue Reading
The Network File System (NFS) is a client/server application that lets a computer user view and optionally store and update files on a remote computer as though they were on the user's own computer. The NFS protocol is one of several distributed ... Continue Reading
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There are advantages and disadvantages to using NAS or object storage for unstructured data. Find out what to consider when it comes to scalability, performance and workload type. Continue Reading
Is there a place in the current storage market for NAS-focused SSDs? Seagate seems to believe so, if the recently released IronWolf 110 is any indication. Continue Reading
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Zoning can be set up according to server, storage and SAN switch. Discover what type of zoning to use, how zone sets extend SAN segmentation and about the various zoning schemas. Continue Reading
A year has passed since the Dell EMC acquisition, the biggest transaction in the history of IT. With the benefit of hindsight, we examine the positives, negatives and uncertainties of the deal. Did Dell buy the world's biggest storage vendor, or did... Continue Reading
Capacity and bandwidth are key reasons for new storage purchases, with SAN arrays that offer flash storage, data reduction and storage virtualization popular among buyers. Continue Reading
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Having trouble choosing a storage system? While there are some basic differences between SAN and NAS, there are also nuances to consider when making your choice. Continue Reading
Whether justified or simply because the technology was misunderstood, backing up NAS devices was once considered a challenge. Now, you have several options for proper NAS backup. Continue Reading
RAID can enable better data storage performance and higher availability, and there are many different types of RAID. Read about the different levels of RAID and where they work best. Continue Reading