Network Storage Solutions ProStor 180 boasts top-notch performance and ease of use without the hefty price commanded by other midrange NAS systems. However, the ProStor line sacrifices scalability for that lower price.
LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // The ProStor offers a good return on investment with its performance and value, but fast-growing networks can outgrow its limited storage scalability. High perfomance; inexpensive; easy to implement. Lacks clustered failover capabilities; limited scalability. Network Storage Solutions Inc., Chantilly, Va.; (800)532-2224; www.nssolutions.com
SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // The ProStor is inexpensive, is easy to set up and supports heterogeneous networks, minimizing impact to both clients and the IT budget during rollout.