10 Must-Have Features of Network Attached Storage - Slide 3

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While a good NAS is definitely about the ability to reliably store data, it is by no means the only measure. SMBs with more than two dozen users will appreciate a proper management console from which users and permissions can be managed. SMBs that have deployed Active Directory will no doubt be looking for a NAS that supports it as well.

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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