PC Pro Magazine Reviews the HP StoreEasy 1430

Hi Folks, I really do love product reviews for Windows Storage Server solutions!  Here is a new article from Dave Mitchell from PC Pro magazine. You might remember that I blogged earlier in the year about HP StoreEasy appliances and gateways and how HP calls them: “a single, consolidated platform that delivers efficient, secure, and…


Broadberry and Mirasys Partner to Deliver Video Surveillance Solutions on Windows Storage Server 2012

Hi Folks – In this post, I’m examining how Broadberry (a Windows Storage Server partner) is working with Mirasys—a video surveillance solution provider—to leverage Windows Storage Server 2012 as the storage component of a complete video surveillance solution. This is a great workload for Windows Storage Server because it plays to several of its strengths,…

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Wortmann TERRA NAS Storage Solutions – Powered by Windows Storage Server 2012

Hi Folks – Wortmann AG, a long-time Windows Storage Server partner, serves small and medium-sized businesses across Europe. The nearly 30-year old company is the largest independent server OEM headquartered in Germany, as well as the largest Intel Premier Partner in Europe. The more I learn about Wortmann, the more impressed I am. The company’s…


Lenovo ThinkServer RD330 and RD430 Running Windows Storage Server 2012

Hi Folks – Today I’d like to highlight Lenovo’s line of ThinkServers running Windows Storage Server 2012. Lenovo offers both 1U and 2U models, as shown in the below table. Recommended Configurations Lenovo recommends three base configurations: small, medium and large. For each configuration, drive sizes, type, and quantity can be tailored to your specific…


NEC Introduces iStorage NS500Rd NAS Appliance Running Windows Storage Server 2012

Hi Folks, NEC has begun refreshing its iStorage NS model line to include solutions based on Windows Storage Server 2012. The iStorage NS500Rd is the first such product. According to the NS500Rd product page and the NS series product catalog (available here in Japanese), the 2U rack-mount system is based on the Intel Xeon processor…


View the Webcast: Windows Storage Server 2012 on IBM System x

Hi Folks – A few weeks ago, I blogged about how I was working with IBM on a new webcast that focused on Windows Storage Server 2012 running on IBM System x hardware. The webcast is now available online here. (Note: Registration is required.) The one-hour webcast included presentations by yours truly and by Joshua…


Dell PowerVault NX Family Running Windows Storage Server 2012

Hi Folks, Today I am highlighting the Dell PowerVault NX family, which the company describes as “an affordable NAS appliance harnessing the innovations of Windows Storage Server 2012.” Dell goes on to describe Windows Storage Server 2012 as “an affordable enterprise-class operating system which simplifies setup, integration and maintenance of your NAS system” that “fits…