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Jeremy Allison: Samba 2.2.0 - Powering the next generation of Network Attached StorageApr 17, 2001, 22:00 (13 Talkback[s])
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The Samba Team is proud to announce a new major release of Samba, version 2.2.0. This release includes significant feature enhancements for Samba, and sets the standard for UNIX and Microsoft Windows integration.
Enhancements include :
Samba is currently used in Network attached storage (NAS) and other products from the following vendors (Note: this does not imply endorsement by these vendors, please contact the vendor marketing departments separately for comments).
IBM, SGI (Samba for IRIX), Sun Microsystems (Cobalt Qube), Hewlett Packard (CIFS/9000), VERITAS, VA Linux Systems, REALM Information Technologies, Network Concierge, Procom and many others.
In addition, Samba is shipped as a standard part of Linux offerings from Linux vendors such as Red Hat, Caldera, SuSE, Mandrake, TurboLinux and others.
Samba is being used worldwide to solve the problem of integrating hetrogeneous networks by corporations such as Agilent Technologies, CISCO Systems, and many others in addition to educational establishments and individuals
Best of all Samba is an Open Source/Free software project, available under the GNU GPL license meaning that source code for Samba is freely available for anyone to modify and customize.
Code from the Samba Team and individuals around the world has been integrated and tested to create Samba. In addition the following corporations have made significant donations of code, effort, testing facilities and support to make this release possible :
Linuxcare (now TurboLinux), VA Linux Systems, Caldera, SGI, Hewlett Packard, VERITAS, IBM.
This new release may be downloaded from our Web site at :
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