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Seagate formally announced their new Kinetic disk drive, Ethernet-connected object storage for the cloud. While the technology is great, the market implications are greater. Here's why.
Turn an old storage kit into NAS gold. Veteran storage accessories producer Addonics has a new, low-cost NAS adapter that can turn that old PC into a capacious file server.
Western Digital has announced a $299 hybrid drive that combines a 120GB SSD and a 1TB HD in a single drive slot, plus My Cloud NAS storage systems with one or four drives
The storage giant also suggested the NAS HDD could be used within the home being that it can hold up to one million songs or 500 hours of HD video.
Storage startup launches an updated version of its hybrid NAS/private cloud solution.
ReadyNAS OS 6, with support for the BTRFS filesystem, lies at the heart of Netgear's updated SME-focused range of NAS boxes.
Lenovo and EMC have celebrated the new year by taking the wrapping off their first joint venture, LenovoEMC Ltd, which will sell co-branded NAS gear and give EMC a way into the Chinese market.
QNAP's new Atom-powered NAS boxes offer a good range of enclosure sizes and deliver better performance than the previous Marvell-based models.
Backup storage is becoming more important for small- and medium-sized businesses, Iomega says. A new pair of NAS devices aim to make that case.
Synology's new 4-bay NAS includes a dual-core CPU with hardware AES encryption, the latest DSM 4.1 software and a new Web Assistant for discovery and installation.
The network-attached storage (NAS) server is for those who want to store their data locally, yet have access to that data over the web. To make that even easier, Synology offers apps for the iPhone, iPad and Android devices.
Whatever the attractions of network-attached storage, scaling out or up is tricky. So where are the enterprise-level features that address those issues for smaller organisations?
In the enterprise, everyone has gone mad for flash storage. Marvell and SanDisk are the latest to take the leap.
Buffalo Technology is one of the top manufacturers of consumer NAS devices, typified by its LinkStation appliances. It also has a solid range of TeraStation products aimed at SMEs, which are sold pre-populated with hard disks.
Network storage doesn't come much easier than this, with very little expertise needed to manage the 12-bay Drobo B1200i. It's also fast, with three iSCSI ports, lots of redundancy and data-aware tiering — just like enterprise products costing a great deal more.
Consumers will move 36 percent of their digital content to cloud by 2016 due to growth of camera-equipped smartphones and tablets, as well as desire to share and access content across multiple devices, Gartner predicts.
NAS specialist Synology has added yet another model to its wide range of business storage appliances. The DiskStation DS112+ is an updated version of the existing DS112, an entry-level single-bay enclosure based on the new consumer DS112j model, which it closely resembles in appearance.
Dell has updated its storage portfolio to include support for its Fluid File System.By bringing the Fluid File System to the Dell Compellent FS8600 NAS on Tuesday, the company has given enterprise users the ability to manage block and file storage via the same system across all three of its key storage lines — Compellent, EqualLogic and PowerVault.
Time was when a network-attached storage (NAS) box was pretty much that: just storage. But those times have changed, and you can now buy a NAS that offers features that were enterprise-level not that long ago.
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