OpenSolaris Lives! Nexenta Leverages OpenSolaris and ZFS for Enterprise Storage
May 07, 2010, 01:36 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Nexenta Systems is a commercial, venture-backed company that
has its roots in the open source Nexenta operating system, a hybrid
OpenSolaris operating system that includes components from the
Debian GNU/Linux distribution. Rather than simply commercializing
the operating system, Nexenta System has instead focused its
efforts on the needs of enterprise data storage networks.
Powell said that Nexenta Systems has already begun making money
on the strength of its core product, the NexentaStor storage
system. The offering now has over 1,000 commercial deployments and
growing, according to Powell, with Nexenta's new customer wins
increasing 31 percent during first quarter compared to a year