What is Unified Storage?
Often we at Sunstar Company are asked by prospective clients questions such as, “can you tell me the difference between SAN, NAS and Unified Storage?”
A simple explanation about Block and File Storage and the different connectivity options often suffice.
The looming questions, what about unified?”
Unified Storage is a storage system that makes it possible to run and manage files and applications from a single device.
Also unified storage system consolidates file-based and block-based access in a single storage platform.
Connectivity: Ideally Fibre Channel SAN, Ethernet and IP-based SAN (iSCSI) is supported. .
End Result: Block and File Storage, SAN and NAS in a single chassis.
To learn more and see some of the manufacturers that we recommend when you have a need for Unified Storage, please visit our Web Site at www.sunstarco.com
or call (310) 330-2900 (800) 663-5523