What is NAS and Why to Backup to NAS?
NAS is abbreviation for Network attached storage which is a storage device that is connected with network switch through a RJ45 network interface. It is used for LAN environment in a plurality of host computers to share storage space and offer file sharing services for the computers in LAN environment. Therefore, NAS is also called a file server. In a network, more hard disk storage space is allowed to be added.
In general, NAS is used in the office or home, so in terms of product design, it has the features of low noise low energy consumption. In summary, the main advantages of NAS are as follows: firstly, it is easily shared; secondly, capacity expansion is very simple and can expand capacity through the USB interface of NAS device, can also add a new NAS in the network. Thirdly, performance is stable and maintenance is easy. Because of the Linux operating system, it’s unnecessary to worry about daily virus. Lastly, it can achieve the same function and owns the best price performance.
Due to the merits of NAS, backing up data to NAS is essential and reliable. But how do you backup data to NAS? Sure, choosing a NAS backup freeware is a wise choice. AOMEI Backupper Standard will help you.
NAS Backup Freeware-AOMEI Backupper Standard
AOMEI Backupper makes it easy and fast to backup data and avoids data missing. During backup, you can backup data to internal or external devices, USB, CD/DVD, a removable hard disk, even you can backup to NAS. The software supports to backup files, folders, system, partition and disk. No matter what users back up, they can choose backup mode according to their need. After the data is lost, if the data is backed up to NAS, you can restore it form NAS quickly and simply. In addition to backup function, the software also supports to restore and clone data. No matter in windows XP, 7, 7.1, 8, 8.1, vista, and other systems, AOMEI Backupper Standard also can be used to backup to NAS. When you backup to NAS, do you know how to backup? There are some simple steps to guide you.
Step 1: Launch AOMEI Backupper Standard and go to the main interface.
Step 3: Then display name for the NAS, add NAS path and input your user name and password to start backup.
If you want to know more details, the article “AOMEI Free Backup Software for Windows Backup to NAS Devices” is useful for you to do it.
All in all, the NAS backup software-AOMEI Backupper is a good assistant to help users backup to NAS. You will not worry about the data safety. Even data is lost, and you can get it back from NAS.