Buffalo TeraStation™ 5000 WSS running Windows Storage Server 2012

Hi Folks, Today I’d like to highlight Buffalo Technology, a Windows Storage Server OEM I’ve had the pleasure of working with for several years. Last month, Buffalo launched its TeraStation 5000 WSS NAS appliance series based on Windows Storage Server 2012. I’ve been waiting for a long time for Buffalo to bring a box like…


Fujitsu CX420 and BX400 With Windows Storage Server 2012

By Scott M. Johnson – June 7th, 2013 Hi Folks – The Register recently published a great article on Fujitsu’s new PRIMERGY CX420 S1 system, which can run Windows Server 2012 or Windows Storage Server 2012. Fujitsu bills the CX420 as “an out-of-the-box dual-node cluster server for Microsoft Windows Server 2012, enabling small and medium…


Boston Igloo 2U-24T-Stor reviewed by ITPro Magazine

Hello,  IT Pro magazine in the UK posted a new review of Boston’s newest Igloo, a Windows Storage Server 2012-based appliance. Something about a 2U form factor with 24TB of storage that makes me smile. They posed a great question:   “Boston’s Igloo combines Windows Storage Server 2012, a high capacity and Xeon E5 performance. Is…


Webcast Alert! Windows Storage Server 2012 on IBM System x (June 20th)

Hello storage lovers, I wanted to give you a heads up on a new webcast from IBM and Microsoft coming June 20th. 60 Minutes of Storage Discussion:   Thursday, June 20, 2013   12:00 PM PST  -  Reserve your seat now!        https://webinar.informationweek.com/ibm20130620?keycode=CAA1FC IBM System x is a great platform for storage and with the introduction of…


X-IO unveils the File Storage Controller 2200 running Windows Storage Server 2012

This week at Microsoft TechEd 2013, in New Orleans, Louisiana, X-IO will be showcasing their next generation file storage product, the File Storage Controller (FSC) 2200, a Windows Storage Server 2012 Cluster in a box.   We’ve been working with X-IO for many years and they have awesome products and some very interesting technology. Stop by…


HP StoreEasy 5530 Reviewed on StorageReview.com

Hi Folks, I love product reviews for storage server solutions!  Here is a great example:  http://Storagereview.com has a new review posted on the StoreEasy 5530, a Windows Storage Server 2012 solution from HP that continues to gain solid momentum worldwide. You might remember the blog entry we posted when the product launched: http://blogs.technet.com/b/storageserver/archive/2013/02/26/hp-storeeasy-storage-appliances-and-gateways.aspx StorageReview has…


Windows Server 2012 wins Storage Magazine’s Gold Medal Award!

Hi folks, You’ve probably heard that Windows Server 2012 and Windows Storage Server 2012 have some pretty cool storage features. We spent almost 3 years building a set of features that would deliver the best “bang for your buck” and that investment is starting to get some great accolades! Storage Magazine is one of the…