These days, every organization is facing difficulties with data storage concerns. Many companies prefer servers and other storage devices to save and maintain increasing information. It is a well-known fact that IT industry is swiftly growing with business requirements. Data is also growing along with the organizational business. Data contains confidential business statistics, which helps organization in various business needs. It is important to save and protect the data for future references. Server is the basic infrastructure to store the data in any organization. It has limited storage capacity. Many techno professionals are developing high advanced storage devices to store the immense amount of information. These devices protect the data from all kinds of data loss.
Converged network services attached storage (NAS) device is the one, which can maintain the increasing data. Most of the IT organizations prefer these devices to save the data for further business requirements. Usually, many people have a misconception about network storage devices, that it may have the data loss due to internet threats. But it can avoid all kinds of Internet threats to protect the information securely. It is affordable by all kinds of enterprises from small size to large size. It can support all applications and web servers with multiple operating systems.
It is capable to share the information across your organizational network connections. It acts as a shared volume for all kinds of files and backup folders. It uses protocols to help the network attached devices in mapping. When compared to SAN, it is completely different from it and less complicated in operating. Many types of NAS devices are available in the IT market, in that some are complicated and some are easy. It connects to fiber channel through Ethernet cables, but most of the users connect the NAS devices by using IP or TCP protocols. It contains web interface to use the RAID array and configures hard disk drives to provide maximum storage capacity.
Multiple users, who are using the same network connections, can share the data easily with the help of NAS. It is the main advantage of this device as the information is confidential and centralized. Usually, it is recommended to mid sized business enterprises, as it provides cost effective and data protection. It is directly connected to the server with back end storage capacity. It can increase the performance according to business requirements. It can enhance the business efficiency by reducing the heavy workloads.