NAS and NAS Backup
NAS is short for network attached storage, and nowadays it is common used to add shared storage to a small business network infrastructure. In this way, all individuals within a company are allowed to share their data and information at the same time by accessing remote NAS devices. NAS backup refers to back up your computer (such as system, partition or the entire disk, files) to a NAS device and it keeps a copy of your files safely on line. By doing this, all the users who have the access to the network segment could restore form the image files when their data is lost or damaged.
The Advantage of NAS and Why Need NAS Backup?
NAS devices has become more and more popular among businessmen, as a convenient way of sharing files or information among computer workers, the specific advantages are as follows:
- Convenience: For business, NAS devices provide a convenient method for users to add storage to all devices. After adding NAS to a network, all of the devices in the network are allowed to enter. The users can easily share a lot of data with each other. As for family, NAS offers a simple way to share files, photos, or videos. For instance, you can put a wedding video on a NAS, and the whole family members can enter the wedding video.
- Fast: faster data access, easier administration, and simple configuration.
- Safety: most of NAS supports RAID0, RAID1, RAID5, which makes your data safer. Because when the data on one drive has been destroyed it can recover from another drive.
NAS is widely used as data center to store much important data. But when your data is lost by unexpected reasons, it will bring you huge loss. Therefore, in order to avoid this disaster happen, backup NAS drive to other storage space in advance is necessary for you. After doing backup, when your data is lost you can restore them from image file.
Backup NAS with AOMEI Backupper Standard
AOMEI Backupper Standard is free and professional software, which help the users to protect data safely. With this software, the feature of Disk Backup can help you backup NAS drive to image file.
Step1: You need to unplug the drive from NAS device, and plug the NAS drive to your computer installed AOMEI Backupper, and launch it, then click Backup and then choose Disk Backup.
Step2: In Step1 choose the disk you want to back up and choose the destination in step2. Then you can start to backup.
NAS device offers us secure and convenient for data. Besides backup NAS to hire insurance for data, the software can help you backup to NAS or backup NAS drive. For companies, the function makes all the employees can share the large storage space at the same time.