Snap Appliance Inc. this week announced a new Snap Server that can serve up data via iSCSI, starting at about $7 per gigabyte. That same Snap Server 15000 can scale to 29TB, with the addition of another six expansion units.
With the Snap Server 15000, Snap Appliance jumps on another bandwagon: “unified” file-and-block storage. That comes by way of Snaps new Linux-based operating system, Guardian OS 3.0, which includes the ability to seamlessly serve up both block and file data.
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