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When and Why to Use Network-Attached Storage
Posted by News-Bot on April 04th 2006



One of the most powerful tools for data storage is a Network-Attached Stor age (NAS) device. A NAS device is any product which connects to a networ k in order to provide file access to the network's systems. A NAS device generally has on-board hardware aside from the hard drives which control the file storage and distribution, it can even have its own operating syst em. NAS products range from things as basic as external hard drive enclo sures which are attached to a router to large, multi-drive devices which h ouse a controllable operating system, a switch, and other useful accessori es.

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