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Mounting a NAS on an Apple xServe vs Firewire

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I have a client that needs to expand their disk capacity on their older xServe. They have an xSan with plenty of capacity but the technology is old and the disks are expensive. The read/write is also an issue. I have two options.

Connect a high capacity NAS - like a Lacie 5Tb model.
Connect a Firewire unit.

I feel the Firewire unit will be easier to mount. I am concerned the NAS will not mount as easily to the xServe. The xServe manages their users, access to drives, etc.

Can anyone provide some guidance gained from their experience with a similar scenario.
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