CRN: Linux Midrange Storage In A Snap
May 14, 2003, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Garvey)
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"Customers aren't locked into a Windows-based system for
midrange network-attached storage systems--at least not yet.
"Snap Appliance, once a division of Quantum, is on it own
fighting the NAS wars with a Linux-based system. The Snap Server
4500 doesn't cost much but packs plenty of high-end features.
"The 4500 takes only about an inch of space in a standard
data-center rack and has an Intel Pentium 4 processor running on
the Linux-based GuardianOS from Snap. Despite that, it supports the
Microsoft Active Directory Service, the Unix Information Service,
and the Simple Network Management Protocol for accessing and
managing any clients..."
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