For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), cloud storage offers greater accessibility, security, and scalability over on-premises storage, and more importantly, helps reduce data storage costs. However, migrating on-premises data to the cloud can seem daunting, especially when you are overwhelmed with so many choices of migration method.

Alibaba Cloud provides Apsara File Storage NAS, a scalable, secure, and easy-to-use network attached storage (NAS) service that works with Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instances. You can mount a NAS file system on an ECS instance and directly copy on-premises data to the NAS file system. Moreover, Alibaba Cloud offers Internet shared bandwidth to enable high-speed data transfer at low cost.