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When and Why you Must Buy an iSCSI or NAS - 20.Apr.2010 6:30:41 PM   
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RE: When and Why you Must Buy an iSCSI or NAS - 2.May2010 12:46:05 AM   
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What are you constantly trying to pitch? Obviously you have some iSCSI based system you want to sell... All your posts are "forum hijackers" for some sales end. I hope that you at least advertise on this site. You do realize this site isn't just a place for you to fish leads right?

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RE: When and Why you Must Buy an iSCSI or NAS - 16.Jun.2010 10:25:35 PM   
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JHarris,

It might be more helpful to our forum readers if you provide more than just a link to a webinar. Provide some real information about the differences between iSCSI and NAS, for example.

For those that are interested in the similarities & differences, here are a few highlights:


  • iSCSI provides block level storage just like direct-attached storage and is suitable for many, many applications, including shared storage for virtualization (VMware, Hyper-V), Exchange and more. NAS, on the other hand, generally provides storage at the file level (which can also be suitable for virtualization, but not for Exchange).
  • Both iSCSI and NAS work on traditional Ethernet-based IP networks
  • NAS solutions are typically service-based (i.e. print servers, file servers, etc) while iSCSI solutions generally simply provide raw disk space that is provisioned as necessary.
  • iSCSI generally requires more technical knowledge than NAS storage systems, although iSCSI really isn't that difficult to master.

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