With NAS prices declining, which vendors are positioning their offerings to fit the SMB market?
What you'll find is that most major vendors such as EMC
, Hitachi Data Systems
and even HP
have recognized the importance of having some sort of NAS
offering in the SMB space. Most now offer lower cost or tiered solutions for these markets.
Additionally, several startups have come up that offer NAS solutions for the SMB markets with different options around lower cost disks. Additionally, networked storage vendors such as Netgear and Cisco now offer NAS solutions for the SMB space as well.
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This was first published in July 2008