"Combining 'Open Source' and 'storage' in the same sentence used
to trigger a sardonic grin, but no longer. The availability of free
and open software is as true today for storage as it is for
operating systems and applications.
"The future of Open Source storage software looks even brighter,
considering recent developments such as Sun's donation of
OpenSolaris, along with a wealth of storage technologies, and the
Aperi project, a heavyweight-backed effort to create an Open Source
suite of storage management applications..."