Traditional approaches to handling file data growth have proven costly, hard to manage and difficult to scale effectively. Dell™ Fluid File System is designed to go beyond the limitations of traditional file systems, with a flexible architecture that enables organizations to scale linearly — that is, to grow capacity without diminishing returns on performance. The FluidFS architecture is enterprise class and standard based, supports multiple protocols, including CFS and NFS, and incorporates innovative features for high availability, performance, efficient data management and data protection.