""We are using a modification of FreeBSD version 6 which
provides for us the basic scaffold we need to build the
appliance,"Bill Kish, CEO and CTO of Coyote Point, told
InternetNews.com. "FreeBSD gives us the file system, an I/O
subsystem and device drivers, Web server for our management
interface and it gives us all sort of great open source tools and
we use them to the fullest."
"FreeBSD 6 first came out in 2005 and has recently been
superseded by FreeBSD 7, which hit version 7.1 earlier this month.
Kish noted that Coyote Point will likely trail FreeBSD development
by a year in order to make sure that the operating system is fully