TITLE

Ask the Expert

AUTHOR(S)
Kerns, Randy
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Storage Magazine;Sep2003, Vol. 2 Issue 7, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on how network-attached storage (NAS) blades in director-class switches work. Characteristic of NAS devices; Preferred method for getting NAS access to storage area networks; Impact of combining a switch with an NAS gateway.
ACCESSION #
11267025

 

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