Most of the OSD standards work is being coordinated among the National Storage Industry Consortium's Network Attached Storage Devices (NASD), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) committees.
What does NASD stand for?
NASD stands for Network Attached Storage Device
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- Information technology (IT) and computers
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We have 38 other meanings of NASD in our Acronym Attic
- National Association of State Chartered Credit Union Supervisors
- National Ag Safety Database
- National Alcohol Screening Day
- National Association of Schools of Dance
- National Association of Securities Dealers
- Naval Air Station Dallas, Texas
- Naval Aviation Supply Depot
- Nazareth Area School District (Pennsylvania)
- Network Accessible Storage Device
- Network Account Support Division (Sprint)
- Norristown Area School District (Pennsylvania)
- North American Suppliers Directory
- Northampton Area School District (Pennsylvania)
- Northwest Area School District (Shickshinny, Pennsylvania)
- National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (New Zealand)
- National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants (UK)
- National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
- National Association of State Development Agencies
- National Space Development Agency (Japanese Space Agency)
- North American Self Defense Association (Maple Valley, WA)
Samples in periodicals archive:
This standard defines an object storage SCSI command set that can be implemented over iSCSI to implement intelligent network attached storage devices that form massively parallel storage systems.
MARK: Sure, Hal, this may attach to a system, but I doubt whether it's a true Network Attached Storage device.
In some ways, the idea of a Network Attached Storage device is a natural extension, doing for storage what a print server may have done for printing a few years ago or what a CD-ROM server may have started doing for a network a year or two ago.
Network Attached Storage devices seem to be earning a large market on their own.