Sun Pushes Open Source Storage
May 03, 2008, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Judy Mottl)
"Sun Microsystems has unveiled a new tool that lets developers
build an OpenSolaris storage server in 10 minutes, part of its
three-year-old open source storage community effort.
"The vendor contends that open source technology provides
cheaper, more cost-effective storage infrastructures, just as open
source efforts in the past led to cheaper server environments.
"'We're going to see very different economics in storage over
the next year, as profit pools change due to open source
technology,' said Graham Lovell, Sun's product director of storage