NAS v OneDrive

Cloud linking to different devices

The cloud has become commonplace in IT terminology and businesses. For remote workers, flexible working, and split offices, the cloud is a popular choice.  But it has its limitations as well as benefits.

Benefits of OneDrive for Business

  • Access anytime, anywhere – files available on demand
  • File sharing
  • Data storage and data recovery
  • Version controls
  • Bandwidth limiting
  • What are its limitations?


  • Data belongs to employees
  • Special character limitations
  • Limits on path file size
  • File size limits and synchronisation
  • It is not a backup solution
  • What’s the solution?

A Network Area Storage (NAS) can be the solution for any growing business.  A NAS is a storage device connected to a network allowing the storage and retrieval of data from a central point – any authorised network user can access folders and collaborate on shared files. 

BizWiseIT work with a lot of local companies in the Sussex, Gatwick, and Crawley region to install a NAS once they’ve outgrown OneDrive.  It’s a popular solution and one that comes with many benefits including its simplicity to operate, lower costs, and easy data backup and recovery.  A NAS is an efficient solution, cutting down on wasted time and resources as employees try to find and gather information from different departments and colleagues.

To find out what storage solution is best for your business needs, get in contact.  Our experts are ready to help.