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Looking for web-accessible NAS Solution

Michael Vasilevsky
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I'm look for a web-accessible NAS solution that meets the following requirements:

1.  A single location accessilbe from anywhere via the internet with user-level security to store and share files
2.  Automate remote back-up of workstations to the NAS
3.  Easy to setup and maintain (no IT staff required)

Any suggestions?
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Aaron TomoskyDirector, SD-WAN Solutions

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To do remote backups you probably need to run software on a workstation or something as most nas won't have this built in. I'd suggest looking at the drobo pro and promise vessraid.
Michael VasilevskySolutions Architect

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How about something smaller? Like 4 TB max similar to Iomega® StorCenter™ ix4-200d Network Storage
Aaron TomoskyDirector, SD-WAN Solutions

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If you have a box laying around, put 3x 2tb drives in and install openfiler. Run a raid5. You will get far more functionality than with any low end nas box.
I aree with aarontomosky.
I have been running openfiler on 2 locations for over 2 years now as storage for VMare host.
Alot of powercuts and other stuf.  Very stable, rich with functionality, easy to install, setup and manage, well documentated.

If you want a reel fast SAN/NAS, check out Nexentastore.  You can use SSD as reed and write cashe!!!   But this is a bit more advanced.

If you want a easy and stable solutions, I recomend, Openfiler.   www.openfiler.com

Sorry for my bad english.
Michael VasilevskySolutions Architect

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No resources to build my own. Any suggestions for an off-the-shelf solution?
Aaron TomoskyDirector, SD-WAN Solutions

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Like I said at first, drobo or promise vessraid. I've also heard good things about qnap but never tried them.
I have just instaled readynad from rom netgear.

Works fine, compatible with VMware, supports several technologies, cheap.
READY NAS from netgear.