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Clustered network attached storage (NAS) for SMBs

Should you use a clustered NAS for your SMB?

Should I use a clustered network attached storage (NAS) for my SMB?
It depends largely on how important the availability of your data is to your business. If you can measure the cost of down time ($/hour), then compare this with the cost of a second controller for your NAS, or compare it with the cost of a 24/7 response support contract.

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This was first published in June 2009

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