Network Storage Solutions: More Than Just A Great Backup Plan

June 9, 2010 - 1 Comment

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.

A network-attached storage (NAS) device is the most efficient and manageable way to centralize, protect, and share information.  All of your data (documents, videos, podcasts, photos, presentations etc.) can be stored in a single, central place, allowing fast and easy access to the right version, for the right people – even when working remotely.

Have you implemented a storage solution for your business?  If you are considering using server storage, don’t forget equipment and operating costs can get pricey compared to network storage solutions.  If you’ve used or are relying on “direct attached storage” (that handy USB drive), that can get unruly to manage and performance is lacking.

Think about how much easier it would be to have all the computers in your business backing up data to a single device, rather than managing individual backup for each laptop. External USB drives can offer large storage capacity, but they don’t provide the data protection that network storage solutions can.

When considering a network storage solution, technology has come a long way and added in capabilities that allow you to store and manage your data and also to host your website, serve your emails, stream your videos and other media and more.  Network storage solutions can give you more for your money.

Check out Cisco NSS 300 Series Smart Storage.

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  1. Stephen Lawson wrote an article about today’s announcement on  Check it out if you want to learn more: