NAS is a server-based storage system that enables file sharing between enterprise users. It is an independent network node in the LAN that consists of individual IP addresses. In a consumer and SOHO environments, NAS devices are used to create backup and share files among multiple devices. There are several other functionalities of NAS in these environments, which include multimedia streaming.
In a consumer environment, NAS devices are used to store and share files such as photos, music, and movies among users. It also facilitates the access of these files through mobile devices connected to the NAS appliances. It offers high performance storage compared to that of DAS and external hard drives.
In a SOHO environment, NAS appliances are used to share office files among 5-20 users. It can also be connected to a printer and other mobile devices. NAS appliances provide faster access to stored data and have the capacity to store data at a high rate. It involves low maintenance costs and can be managed remotely.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global consumer NAS storage market to grow at a CAGR of 14.09% over the period 2014-2019.
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global consumer NAS storage market for the period 2015-2019. The market can be segmented based on customer segments into individual consumers and SOHO users.
Technavio's report, Global Consumer NAS Storage Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape of global consumer NAS storage market and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
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