Understanding Enterprise NAS

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Monday, April 2, 2012
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With the continuous growth of unstructured data, it has become paramount for enterprise storage stakeholders to understand the features and benefits of enterprise NAS solutions, and differentiate between the values of scale-out and scale-up NAS storage. This tutorial will help the audience gain insight into the usefulness and effectiveness of some of the key differentiating features of today’s enterprise NAS offerings. What are the performance, capacity, scalability and management requirements of an enterprise NAS environment? Comparison between scale-out and scale-up NAS, what works, what doesn’t work Understanding the impacts of NAS features such as de-duplication, caching, tiering, thin-provisioning, etc.