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2014-04-09 23:29:53

Combined efforts will take site to the "next level" through introduction of new and relevant content. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 iXsystems, the company that brings the world FreeNAS, PC-BSD and TrueOS, is proud to announce its recent partnership with Gerard van Essen, the creator of FreeBSDNews.net. As part of the agreement with Gerard, iXsystems will now maintain and host FreeBSDNews.net. iXsystems has been the all-around FreeBSD company since its inception. From...

2014-03-06 23:29:43

Updated Mini Features ECC RAM, Eight-Core CPU, and Hardware-Accelerated ZFS Disk Encryption San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 iXsystems is proud to announce the third iteration of its FreeNAS Mini Home and Small Office storage device. The new FreeNAS Mini hardware has been completely redesigned to support the new features that have been added to the FreeNAS software over the past two and a half years. FreeNAS itself has undergone extensive development since the version shipped with the...

2014-02-04 23:28:44

MEGACORE Project Gives FreeBSD the Resources to Improve Scalability on High-end Hardware San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 iXsystems and the FreeBSD Foundation are pleased to announce they are collaborating on the MEGACORE Project, designed to push the limits of the FreeBSD operating system. The project consists of engineering and prototyping a server to test FreeBSD with major computing workloads. The server includes 80 logical CPU cores and 1 TB of ECC registered memory (RAM). The...

2014-01-30 23:33:30

Release Brings in Updated Open Source Desktops, Drivers, and Utilities San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 iXsystems, Inc. is delighted to announce the release of PC-BSD 10: Joule Edition! This major new version of the PC-BSD desktop operating system brings in a wide variety of improvements to both its own tools and software from the wider open source community. Most users will notice the replacement of GNOME 2 with MATE, as well as the revamped Life Preserver backup utility that makes...

2014-01-14 08:31:23

ATLANTA, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD) today announced a completely new approach to updating the data in its master guide specifications product, BSD SpecLink®-E. Instead of replacing the architectural and engineering database each quarter with updated content, BSD now delivers updates automatically via the Internet at a frequency determined by each subscriber. Users can choose to have updates downloaded as frequently as daily -- but not less often...

2013-12-23 23:21:20

Latest update includes many user-requested features and improvements, as well as a REST API for remote administration of FreeNAS. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 iXsystems is pleased to announce the release of FreeNAS 9.2.0. This update incorporates all the improvements made in FreeBSD 9.2, as well as a vast collection of minor and major tweaks throughout the FreeNAS web user interface. This release is made possible through the efforts of an active and engaged FreeNAS community....

2013-09-24 08:37:42

Users automatically connect BIM and specifications through BSD LinkMan-E ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD) today announced at the annual convention of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) the release of its latest innovation - intelligent Revit objects that are pre-linked to the appropriate specifications in SpecLink-E, BSD's automated specifications software. Simply by using these objects in a Revit project, users will...

2013-09-03 23:28:02

The FreeBSD Operating System Turns 20 Years Old! San Jose, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 iXsystems is excited to announce the upcoming 20th Anniversary Celebration for the FreeBSD® operating system. This momentous occasion will take place on Saturday, November 2nd at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco. iXsystems®, then called “OffMyServer”, organized the FreeBSD 10th Anniversary Party (also at DNA Lounge) in 2003. In 2008, iXsystems hosted the 15th Anniversary Party as part...

2013-08-02 23:19:42

New Major version features new volume manager and easy to use plugin management system. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 The FreeNAS development team is delighted to announce the general release of FreeNAS 9.1.0. This release offers massive improvements to the usability, extensibility, stability, and performance of FreeNAS. Everything from the web user interface, plugin management system, base operating system, ZFS file system, and even the source control used to manage the project...

2013-06-27 23:47:22

FreeBSD Co-Founder Wraps Up Historic Tenure at Apple to Become iXsystems CTO San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 iXsystems®, Inc. is delighted to welcome Jordan Hubbard, former Director of UNIX Technology at Apple®, as Chief Technical Officer. Hubbard will lead engineering and development at iXsystems, take the reins of FreeNAS® (the wildly popular open source storage platform) and work to bring the TrueNAS™ Unified Storage Appliance to a wider audience by adding new...