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BW: LAND-5 Gives Enhanced RAID Software to Linux Community

Jan 31, 2000, 20:31 (1 Talkback[s])

"High Performance Linux RAID Software With GUI Is Placed in Open Source."

"LAND-5 Corp. announced today that it is licensing its enhanced Linux RAID software under the Mozilla Public License for the benefit of the entire open source community."

"This code includes significant functionality and performance upgrades for Linux RAID software, plus a user-friendly browser interface. The LAND-5 enhancements allow Linux to now address mission critical storage needs at the enterprise level."

"Research and development activities undertaken by LAND-5 have resulted in considerable improvement in Linux software RAID performance, making it a viable alternative to hardware-controlled RAID for mission-critical storage. RAID levels 0, 1, 4 and 5 are supported. Functionality to set-up and dynamically manage SCSI RAID storage is included in an easy-to-use graphical user interface (GUI) that works with any industry standard Internet browser."

"We recognize that maintaining our leadership in Linux storage technology is benefited by the open exchange of information to promote the use of Linux in the enterprise marketplace," stated Norm Dawson, president of LAND-5. "Releasing this software to the open source community establishes Linux as a practical alternative for applications requiring high availability storage."

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