iXsystems breaks 1PB barrier with launch of new unified appliances

New appliances add greater performance, capacity, and redundant controllers for high availability.

Published Tue, Jul 8 2014 7:38 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:15 PM CST

iXsystems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of FreeBSD and FreeNAS solutions, announced the expansion of its unified storage product portfolio with the addition of three new units today. In addition to the new hardware configurations, the entire line is refreshed with the latest version of firmware, TrueNAS 9.2.

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The new appliances start at a maximum capacity of 240TB and scale all the way to 1.15PB. Each unified appliance is capable of supporting CIFS, NFS, AFP, and iSCSI. In addition, they are all also available in high availability configurations with optional redundant storage controllers. Detailed technical specifications are provided in the following chart:

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On the software side, the new TrueNAS 9.2 adds automated management via a RESTful API to integrate with 3rd party management tools. Also, there is now real-time LZ4 compression and performance enhancements that iXsystems claims can produce ten times less storage latency versus previous versions for some customers workloads.

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Kalen has been working in the computer industry for the past 20 years in a variety of roles ranging from his early days as a hands on tech, to starting an internet cafe in the 90’s. For the past decade, he has been focused on the data storage market, helping large data centers more efficiently achieve greater scale. Having worked with the largest enterprises, vendors, and resellers in the world, Kalen contributes a unique perspective on all things related to large datacenters and distributed enterprises – hardware, software, and the human factor. His stories reflect his split personality of part businessman, part technologist. Away from the computer, you will find him in the kitchen or at the grill, cooking up something delicious for his family and friends. His dream come true will be when 3D printers can really be trusted as a kitchen appliance.

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