We are looking to rip-and-replace our N3700 from IBM (NAS/SAN rebranded Netapp box).
- expensive annual maintenance around $7k
- FC only drives that have been discontinued
- only 4TB of raw space
Although the box is "high end" for what it can do (iscsi/san/nas/nfs/etc.) it is just too much annually to justify keeping it around for our basic file storage needs.
So, can you recommend (from actual experience) NAS products catered to the SMB crowd (around 300 employees using it)?
List pros/cons/pricing please.
EDIT: budget for me is around $15-25k