Study Says Both Cloud and NAS Appeal to SMBs

Friday May 27th 2011 by Stuart J. Johnston
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In-Stat predicts that small business use of network attached storage will grow significantly, and that a combination of NAS and cloud storage makes perfect sense for SMBs.

Network attached storage (NAS) offers small business an affordable way to share files, backup data, and access their data remotely. And a recent study shows that 70 percent of small businesses that use cloud-based storage also use NAS. The combination of the two technologies gives SMBs a lot of flexibility and data security.

A recent study from market intelligence firm In-Stat lays out the potential growth of the small business NAS market and how adopting NAS can benefit small businesses.


In its first survey report covering the network-attached storage (NAS) marketplace for small and medium-sized business (SMB), analyst firm In-Stat this week said research data shows that seven out of ten SMBs that use cloud-based storage also use NAS.

Read the complete article: 70 Percent of SMBs Using Cloud Storage Have NAS

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