"Procom Technology, a leading manufacturer of server appliances
and pioneer in the development of Network Attached Storage (NAS)
technology, today announced that the next step in its NAS strategy
will be the deployment of an enhanced version of its existing
Linux-based storage-centric operating systems (OS) for use in
future NAS appliances."
"Procom intends to make these Linux-based appliances a critical
part of customers' enterprise storage strategies by encouraging
third-party Linux storage application companies to embrace the
Linux storage-centric OS as their development platform for a new
generation of NAS-enabled storage management software products.
This will greatly enhance customer value and return on investment
(ROI) of Procom's NAS technology."
"Procom was one of the earliest supporters of Linux, having
used Linux as the basis of its NAS development for the past five
years. During this period Procom has continually upgraded the
Linux-based core of its NAS engine to enhance the performance and
functionality of its appliances. As a result, Procom has been one
of the most successful Linux storage developers, consistently
winning editorial awards for its NAS innovations, including a 1999
Product of Year award from Imaging magazine and an Editor's Choice
selection in the November 1999 issue of Network Computing for its