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A NAS (Network Attached Storage) is a computer storage device that can be accessed over a network (usually TCP/IP). Access to NAS storage is typically provided via the NFS protocol.

Companies like EMC and NetApp provides NAS storage devices.

Also see[edit]

  • SAN - Storage Area Network
  • NFS - Network File System
  • Direct NFS - Oracle's Direct Network File System client
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