Network Attached Storage (NAS) present the opportunity for small- to mid-size businesses to easily and efficiently host information on their network for much cheaper than before. Due to the need for more storage capacity, NAS appliances have vastly improved over the last few years. Simply put, NAS devices allow people to share files from multiple computers, while allowing things like easier data access, easier administration, and simpler configuration.
The lower-cost systems of today are specialized for tasks by either hardware, software, or a configuration of both. Because of this, choosing the right NAS appliance can be difficult. There are several factors to keep in mind when selecting the correct NAS for your business. [Read more…]