Hitachi Announces Major Push Into NAS Market

With the newly introduced NAS Blades, Hitachi intends to focus on capturing new NAS gateway and filer sales opportunities, and consolidating all existing NAS gateways and filers in an enterprise environment.

According to IDC, the NAS market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.7 percent, reaching $3.089B by 2008. Following the introduction of embedded NAS Blades in its high-end systems, the company s plans to introduce a series of channel-optimized midrange NAS offerings targeting the fast-growing Windows and Linux-based SMB markets, the company stated.

Link: ChannelTimes