By Oded Nagel - 25 November 2019

Redefining NAS from Edge to Core to Cloud

In the face of an unstructured data explosion worldwide, enterprises are re-evaluating traditional NAS infrastructure – both at the core (data center) and at the edge (remote sites). The reasons for this shift in thinking are usually boiled down to cost, capacity, and complexity, all of which become magnified at scale at distributed organizations with […]

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Managing file services and IT infrastructure across remote locations is not easy. IT veterans of distributed enterprises know this, thanks to years of NAS capacity upgrades and infrastructure sprawl; unreliable file services delivery; and complex data replication, backup/DR, and/or archiving processes, all with minimal or no IT staff on-site to support it. Today, the standalone […]

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It was only a matter of time before ransomware attackers started targeting NAS devices, popular edge appliances used by enterprises and consumers alike for critical file and backup storage. The NAS attacks began in June and focused mostly on QNAP devices, and then shifted gears toward Synology appliances in July, targeting a flaw in the […]

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Latency is today the least understood but most important factor in application performance. Network performance is measured by two totally independent parameters: bandwidth (measured in megabytes per second) and round trip latency (measured in milliseconds). While the average user is more aware of how bandwidth impacts performance, in the world of broadband connectivity, it’s latency […]

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The ability to efficiently and securely transfer and share data is a top priority for IT departments within U.S. federal government agencies like the Department of Defense. But federal file sharing can be hampered by legacy solutions that just aren’t as secure, fast, or flexible enough to meet today’s demands. This post looks at these […]

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