• 2018

    • In April, iXsystems introduces the TrueNAS® M-Series, the next generation of enterprise storage appliances based on Open Source and built from a modern architecture to support multiple classes of persistent memory.
  • 2017

    • FreeNAS 11.1-RELEASE brings virtualization and cloud storage technology to the masses.
    • TrueNAS X-Series released, bringing affordable enterprise storage to SMBs.
    • TrueNAS 11 becomes cloud-ready by adding support for S3 APIs and S3 cloud sync, enabling customers to build a private cloud that can reduce TCO by over 70% compared to AWS.
    • iXsystems hosts first IT Press Tour visit in December.
  • 2016

    • In March, storage industry analyst firm DCIG gave the TrueNAS® Z35 an overall rating of "Recommended" (their highest rating) in their 2016-2017 iSCSI SAN Utility Storage Array Buyer's Guide.
    • In April, iXsystems® releases the 8-bay FreeNAS® Mini XL, offering greater storage capacity and performance than the 4-bay FreeNAS Mini.
    • In the fall, the fifth installment of the MeetBSD California conference took place at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley).
  • 2015

    • In March, DCIG, a storage industry analysis firm, gives the TrueNAS Z20 an overall rating of "Excellent" in their 2015-2016 SME Hybrid Storage Array Buyer’s Guide. Additionally, the TrueNAS Z20 Hardware receives DCIG’s best rating of “Best-in-Class” and the TrueNAS Z20 Software receives an "Excellent" rating.
    • In April, DCIG’s 2015-2016 Midsize Enterprise Hybrid Storage Array Buyer’s Guide gives the TrueNAS Z30 an overall rating of “Excellent”. This second ranking affirms that TrueNAS provides enterprise functionality at half the price of the other vendors.
    • TrueNAS 9.3-RELEASE adds seamless VMware integration.
  • 2014

    • iXsystems hosts the fourth MeetBSD California 2014 at the Western Digital campus. Over 200 BSD enthusiasts from all over the world came together to make this the best MeetBSD yet.
    • The all-flash version of TrueNAS, the Z50 TrueFlash, was released at VMworld 2014.
  • 2013

    • In honor of its users, administrators, developers, and advocates, the FreeBSD 20th Anniversary Celebration was held Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco!
    • FreeNAS 9.1-RELEASE introduces an improved Volume Manager, making it easier to configure multiple disks, extending a volume, and add log or cache devices.
  • 2012

    • iXsystems hosts MeetBSD California 2012 at Yahoo! campus.
    • iXsystems updates FreeNAS to version 8.3, bringing in a plugin system based on PC-BSD ® PBIs and ZFSv28.
  • 2011

    • iXsystems co-sponsors FreeBSD Foundation project to implement support of GEM, KMS, and DRI for Intel Drivers. This will allow FreeBSD and PC-BSD® to run on a wider range of hardware.
    • iXsystems introduces the TrueNAS Z Series of unified storage appliances.
    • iXsystems receives Best Use of Intel Channel Partner Benefits Award for 2010.
  • 2010

    • iXsystems hosts meetBSD California 2010. Instead of a conference format, we used the "unconference" format, where small groups of people joined community-selected round-table discussions.
    • iXsystems donates new server hardware for the FreeBSD Project's Quality Assurance Tinderbox (QAT), an automated quality assurance system used to identify problems in FreeBSD ports and packages.
  • 2009

    • In December, iXsystems takes over the development of the FreeNAS Project. FreeNAS, an embedded storage server solution, was about to switch development from FreeBSD to Linux. iXsystems offered to sponsor the project and has since reimplemented it for FreeBSD 8.
    • iXsystems marks its most successful year ever with the Intel® Server Growth Award. iXsystems beat out a field of over 300 competitors after posting a year-over-year increase in sales of 82% from 2007 to 2008.
    • In October, iXsystems moves to a newly remodeled, 15,000 square foot facility in order to expand production capacity and better serve its expanding customer base.
  • 2008

    • iXsystems announces professional FreeBSD and PC-BSD support. Thanks to the expertise of our staff, iXsystems is able to offer problem resolution support, development, and consultation services for FreeBSD and PC-BSD.
    • iXsystems hosts MeetBSD California 2008 and the FreeBSD 15th Anniversary Celebration. More than 200 people attended from all over the world.
  • 2007

    • iXsystems acquires FreeBSDMall.com, which distributes FreeBSD and PC-BSD on CD and DVD, and sells FreeBSD and PC-BSD literature, clothing, and other items.
    • iXsystems announces distribution agreements for PC-BSD 1.4 (the "Da Vinci" edition) at Fry's Electronics and Micro Centers.
  • 2006

    • iXsystems acquires the PC-BSD operating system and appoints its creator, Kris Moore, as Director of PC-BSD Software Development. iXsystems now sponsors the development of this desktop operating system and promotes it alongside FreeBSD.
  • 2005

    • OffMyServer hosts a rack of servers for the FreeBSD Project. The FreeBSD project is the central coordinating effort for the development of the FreeBSD operating system.
    • OffMyServer officially renames itself as iXsystems.
  • 2004

    • OffMyServer donates Intel blade server to DragonFly BSD in an effort to sponsor development.
    • OffMyServer continues to donate hardware to various BSD projects in order to assist with development resources.
  • 2003

    • Matt Olander appears repeatedly on TechTV's popular ScreenSaver program promoting FreeBSD. Segments included "Building a Beowolf Cluster" and "FreeBSD vs Linux".
  • 2002

    • Offmyserver, a web-hosting services company, acquires iXsystems and all its assets.
  • 2001

    • BSDi sells its software business unit (comprising BSD/OS, plus the former Walnut Creek involvement in the FreeBSD and Slackware Linux Open Source projects) to Wind River Systems. Wind River Systems would later spin off the CD-ROM sales division as FreeBSD Mall, Inc.
    • The remainder of BSDi renames itself iXsystems and focuses solely on manufacturing servers and storage devices.
  • 2000

    • BSDi merges with Walnut Creek CD-ROM, a distributor of freeware and Open Source software on CD-ROM. Walnut Creek CD-ROM owned cdrom.com which sold retail versions of Slackware Linux and FreeBSD.
    • BSDi acquires Telenet System Solutions, Inc., an Internet infrastructure server supplier.
  • 1992

    • In February, BSDi releases the BSD/386 operating system (later releases were called "BSD/OS"). It soon became known as a reliable server operating system and was used particularly by ISPs.
  • 1991

    • Berkeley Software Design, Inc. (BSDi) started operations in 1991.
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