The Snap Server 520 is ideal for growing businesses with a wide variety of storage needs. The Snap Server 520 provides outstanding performance and ease of use in a 1U rack mount network attached storage (NAS) server that is scalable and flexible, to fit an array of storage needs and budgets. the Snap Server 520 includes many enterprise-class features, including the capability to be remotely monitored and managed, along with other Snap Servers, from a central seat using Snap Server Manager software. Running Snap Enterprise Data Replicator (Snap EDR) replication software, data can be continuously, securely, and efficiently moved between sites. As part of a backup to disk solution, the Snap Server 520 can be the backup server, storing backup images on its hard drives, and later transferring backups to a remote site for safety, or onto tapes for long term archive.