Founded by Niazi in 2001, Open Source Storage was one of the first solutions providers to scale open source software to large, enterprise datacenters. From 2001 to 2007, the company provided storage solutions for a remarkable array of organizations including Facebook,
Today, Open Source Storage is once again using open source software and commodity hardware to design highly scalable and reliable enterprise storage solutions. By eliminating licensed software and proprietary hardware, Open Source Storage is able to reduce the typical costs of data ownership by 30 to 40 percent.
Minimizing the costs of enterprise data storage has become critical given the immense growth in digital information. According to a report from the
According to Niazi, Open Source Storage's initial product offering is essentially a "private cloud-in-a-box" that can support the storage needs of startups, mid-size businesses and large-scale enterprise. A dedicated team customizes, installs and maintains the system for each customer. The solution gives organizations the scalability and efficiency of cloud architecture along with the security of on-premises data storage.
"We've brought back Open Source Storage at the request of the open source community and with the backing of private investors," said Niazi. "Proprietary storage solutions with exorbitant licensing fees, steep hardware costs and inflexible architecture have become impractical for companies that are collecting enormous amounts of data and staking success on the development of big data applications. We started the open source storage movement in 2001, and we're now returning to the market with powerful technology, an accomplished team and new products that will shape the future of data storage."
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