10 Must-Have Features of Network Attached Storage - Slide 11

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Beyond setting up multiple NAS hardware at various locations and configuring them to periodically back up their data to one another, another idea is to back up the NAS directly to a cloud-based service such as Amazon S3.

This allows businesses to do away with the hassle of firewall or VPN configurations required for NAS-to-NAS backup. Also, some cloud-based services have extremely high levels of redundancy, which can bolster data survivability as another layer of backup for data that simply cannot be lost.

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The threat of data loss is a key concern for IT managers. One simple and time-honed method of ensuring the integrity of business-critical data is to make sure it is regularly backed up. Companies not keen on a cloud-based replication service can employ a network attached storage (NAS) device, but how does one correctly identify the best features for their organization? In this slideshow, Paul Mah highlights the features he considers to be the most important.

Read more on this topic in Paul Mah’s posts “Adopting a NAS Strategy for Your SMB” and “Other Features to Watch For in a NAS.”
 

Related Topics : NAS, Switches

 
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