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Randy Kerns, a storage analyst at Evaluator Group, said it made sense for iXsystems to fold the two operating systems together.
“The crux of the announcement is twofold. They’ve consolidated to a single, focused NAS offering. That will help them focus their attention on the continued advancement of ZFS. Number two, it will help them continue to promote an open source solution that they also package into a complete appliance,” Kerns said.