internetnews.com: Open Source Storage: Disruptive Technology or Distant Dream?
Dec 18, 2006, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Drew Robb)
"The storage world is abuzz with the potential of open source
storage projects such as Cleversafe and Amanda. What could they
mean for enterprise storage? Could this spell the end for
high-margin storage sales? Could they revolutionize backup and
disaster recovery? The answer is maybe yes, and--once the vendor
community wraps its wits around the threat--probably not.
"Storage analysts, at least, are enthusiastic about the