Buyer’s Guide: Scale-Out Storage Systems
In most traditional NAS deployments, drives are simply added to the back end when more storage capacity is needed.
But over time, the heads and back-end arrays reach their limit, and you’re forced to deploy additional, separate systems. This creates “NAS sprawl” in which numerous systems must be independently managed.
Scale-out NAS systems were developed to solve the problem of NAS sprawl. If managing your traditional NAS is becoming too burdensome and expensive, check out Storage Magazine Buyer’s Checklist to find out if scale-out NAS is the solution you’ve been looking for.
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- Traditional NAS vs. scale-out NAS
- Comparing scale-out NAS products
- When you should consider scale-out NAS
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