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VIDEO: Boston Ltd – Igloo SBB Storage Appliance

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I few weeks back I paid a visit to Boston Ltd, a VAR based in St Albans in the UK.  Boston sell server hardware and have a number of storage offerings, based on Supermicro hardware and various storage software platforms, in this instance the NexentaStor software.  This first of two videos covers the hardware and as you will see, demonstrates my thoughts that expensive bespoke hardware isn’t required to deliver a reliable storage solution.  Commodity storage is the future…

About Chris M Evans

Chris M Evans has worked in the technology industry since 1987, starting as a systems programmer on the IBM mainframe platform, while retaining an interest in storage. After working abroad, he co-founded an Internet-based music distribution company during the .com era, returning to consultancy in the new millennium. In 2009 Chris co-founded Langton Blue Ltd (www.langtonblue.com), a boutique consultancy firm focused on delivering business benefit through efficient technology deployments. Chris writes a popular blog at http://blog.architecting.it, attends many conferences and invitation-only events and can be found providing regular industry contributions through Twitter (@chrismevans) and other social media outlets.
  • http://www.abbotgroup.co.uk/ Lisa

    nice video about storage.

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