10 Must-Have Features of Network Attached Storage - Slide 6

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The ability to sync with or back up to another NAS is crucial when it comes to replicating data to an off-site location. The risk of natural disaster, fire or terrorist attacks destroying a single physical device is entirely possible, and all too real. Storing a copy of the data with another NAS at another physical location is invaluable in ensuring data survivability. On this front, businesses with multiple offices can configure their storage devices to periodically back up to a main unit over a VPN Internet connection.

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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