Glossary

Network Attached Storage (NAS)

The abbreviation NAS (Network Attached Storage) stands for a network-related data storage. NAS-servers are available in different specifications, in its simples form comprises a hard disk and a network router. In a performant NAS, serveral components are directly connected to a switch, it has access to all applications of a LAN. High-quality NAS-systems are equipped with its own processing system, processor and RAID-controler.