Friday, August 22, 2008

Openfiler | Open Source network storage (NAS)

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Openfiler is a network
storage operating system, fronted by a web based management user interface. With the features we built into Openfiler, you can take advantage of file-based Network
Attached Storage and block-based Storage Area Networking functionality in a single cohesive framework.product hand

Any industry standard x86 or x86/64 server can be converted into a powerful multi-protocol network storage appliance, replete with an intuitive browser-based management interface, in as little as 15 minutes. File-based storage networking protocols such as CIFS and NFS ensure cross-platform compatibility in homogeneous networks - with client support for Windows, Linux, and Unix. Fibre channel and iSCSI target features provide excellent integration capabilities for virtualization environments such as Xen and VMware.