Sharepoint with External Storage

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We have several windows servers. I want to deploy a new SharePoint server. But, I want all files to be stored not locally, but on a Windows 2012 storage server, with a large storage HDD. How do we do that? The MSSQL server is also on yet another server.
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Please note that by default, everything in SharePoint is stored on SQL server.  You could enable BLOB storage where files/documents will be stored on file system.  Refer to links below for more information:
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Also note that your topology should not be "stretched". i.e. <1ms latency between the servers and their storage;

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