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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 services..."

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