Difference between revisions of "Network Attached Storage"

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|'''1.''' A Network Attached Storage or NAS device is a server that runs an operating system specifically designed for handling files (rather than block data).  
 
|'''1.''' A Network Attached Storage or NAS device is a server that runs an operating system specifically designed for handling files (rather than block data).  
  
Related Terms: [[Cluster]], Resilient Storage Implementation, [[Data Protection/Recovery Strategy - Category]].  
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Related Terms: [[Cluster]], Resilient Storage Implementation, [[Data Protection/Recovery Strategy - Category]], [[Storage Area Network]].
  
 
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Revision as of 05:57, 2 January 2016

1. A Network Attached Storage or NAS device is a server that runs an operating system specifically designed for handling files (rather than block data).

Related Terms: Cluster, Resilient Storage Implementation, Data Protection/Recovery Strategy - Category, Storage Area Network.

Note: Network-attached storage is accessible directly on the local area network (LAN) through LAN protocols such as TCP/IP.




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