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Nathaniel CooperOct 10, 2019 8:23:06 AM< 1 min read

Data Storage: Can I Backup My Data To NAS?

Can you backup to a NAS?


Well, let's define backup.  A backup is simply a secondary copy of a digital asset, or more simply… a file.


A NAS is a type of centralized data storage.


Can You Backup To A NAS?


The short answer is yes, you backup to a NAS.  However, make sure it is a backup.  Many people think their NAS is backed up because there is redundancy in the storage.  That is not the case.


A RAID is not a backup.  You want to make sure that if you are using a NAS for backup, it is your secondary copy of the data and you are not just relying on a RAID.


Nathaniel Cooper

As Chief Operating Officer of ProMAX Systems, Nathaniel Cooper, runs ProMAX Systems day to day operations. Cooper has been working with Storage, Backup and Media Management for video and creative professionals since 2001. Cooper has lead the design and deployment of some of the largest media systems in the world including a range of customers from NFL, MLB & NBA teams, US Military operations, and many of the worlds largest PR agencies and consumer brands. Cooper has spent the last 9 years as part of the ProMAX team and specializes in translating complex technical issues and options into easily understandable concepts.