Network Attached Storage (NAS)

Growth of Server SAN and the Great Decline of SAN/NAS

Provided by Nutanix

Category Network Attached Storage (NAS)

Type White Paper

Length 5

Publish Date November 19 2015

Date posted February 04 2016

Overview

Server SANs, also known as hyperconverged systems, employ software-led storage built on commodity servers with directly attached storage (DAS). As enterprise organizations begin to replicate the infrastructure of web-scale giants, software will lead a transition where storage function migrates closer to the host. This Wikibon report from Nutanix looks at why Server SAN deployments are experiencing rapid growth, and what is the likely impact on current enterprise networked storage.

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