Interface-Reno Conference Recap

Interface-Reno Conference Recap

iXsystems attended their first INTERFACE-RENO Conference last week which was held in Reno, Nevada. The INTERFACE Conference is a globally renowned IT conference series held in various cities all over the world, with an emphasis on bringing the latest innovations and IT technologies to attendees. In addition to covering IT infrastructure, the INTERFACE series covers disaster recovery, IT security, enterprise communications, and more. Though our first time at this conference, our booth (#210) was constantly busy due to the number of attendees interested in FreeNAS and the fact that we were one of the few storage vendors at the conference.

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iXsystems Takes the Plunge with Liquid Immersion Servers

iXsystems Takes the Plunge with Liquid Immersion Servers

Can you imagine a nearly silent data center? Beginning in 2018, iXsystems partnered with the foremost company in liquid immersion solutions, Green Revolution Cooling, to design a line of liquid-immersion-ready servers. The servers have reversed rack ear designs that allow them to be submerged “face down” so their IO panels are readily accessible in the horizontal racks. This simplifies cabling and makes it easy to unrack systems in need of service. Among other customizations, the fans are disabled, the server heatsinks are equipped with Indium foil in place of thermal grease, and custom BIOS are applied.

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NAB Show 2019 Recap

NAB Show 2019 Recap

iXsystems made its third visit to the NAB Show in Las Vegas last week. NAB remains one of the largest and most important shows in Las Vegas, consuming a total of six floors across all three exhibit halls at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Thanks to a recent partnership with Cantemo, a leading provider of media asset management tools, iXsystems presented a FreeNAS Mini XL running Cantemos’s iconik application at their booth.

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April Plugins Update

April Plugins Update

Another Plugins update has been released. The updated versions are now available for new installs in the Plugins ⇾ Available section of the UI. Existing plugin installations can be updated to the new versions using the CLI instructions in this post. Before updating a...

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Run S3 Object Storage on FreeNAS and TrueNAS

Run S3 Object Storage on FreeNAS and TrueNAS

The iXsystems Team discusses how to set up the S3 service on FreeNAS, as well as how to connect several S3 tools to the storage. With Plugins, Jails, Docker, VMs, S3 object storage, and cost savings of up to 80% compared to renting cloud storage, FreeNAS and TrueNAS are the perfect storage platforms for developers and web service providers.

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iconik + TrueNAS: A Turnkey Hybrid Cloud with MAM

iconik + TrueNAS: A Turnkey Hybrid Cloud with MAM

Cantemo and iXsystems have partnered to integrate a hybrid cloud storage and media management solution for media and entertainment (M&E) companies. The partnership sees Cantemo’s cloud-based video and content management hub, iconik, running natively on the iXsystems TrueNAS line, offering best-of-breed performance and data integrity in an intuitive platform.

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