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Choosing the Right Storage Solution for your Small Business

NAS, virtualized, or cloud—it all depends on your needs

World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee said, “Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.” So true. But data is only as useful as your storage plan. Data that’s scattered all over your company on PCs, laptops, and smartphones or other personal devices can be hard to manage and susceptible to loss. If this sounds familiar, it might be time to revamp your storage strategy.

Small businesses have access to the same storage options as the biggest corporations, but that doesn’t mean those options are necessarily appropriate or cost-effective for you. For instance, you may not have the funds for or need to hire a full-time IT person, much less a dedicated storage expert. So the solution you choose should be easy to manage. It should also be easy to expand, because the third certainty in life after death and taxes is that you will need to buy more storage.

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Reliable Data Access Reduces Small Business Anxiety

Expandable network storage takes the pain out of record keeping for a growing dental practice.

Small businesses depend on information. If you can’t access the data you need you need when you need it, your business comes to a standstill. And if you can’t serve customers, you’re losing business. Having reliable network storage to both store and serve data helps contribute to your company’s success.

Skye Cosmetic Dental Center —our fourth small business profile for Small Business Week—knew that to offer the best in modern dental care, it needed a business-class network with fast, reliable access to data. Using a Cisco NSS 300 Series Smart Storage device to store critical data, including patient records, the practice has quick access to information, reducing costs and improving productivity and patient care. In addition, having a digital, paperless record system helps Skye Dental make a positive impact on the environment.

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Expandable network storage takes the pain out of record keeping for a growing dental practice

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Network Storage Solutions: More Than Just A Great Backup Plan

These days, investing in reliable data storage is a necessity for most small businesses. Your electronic data is growing fast, and protecting this data is important to business continuity.  Many of you may also be subject to regulatory requirements for protecting customer and financial information.

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