iXsystems Launches Highly-Anticipated TrueNAS F-Series for Cutting-Edge Storage Solutions – DataCentreNews UK
iXsystems Takes on Storage Drives with Revolutionary TrueNAS F-Series
iXsystems, the leading open-source storage company, is revolutionizing the world of storage appliances with the highly anticipated introduction of the TrueNAS F-Series. This cutting-edge addition marks the next generation of storage hardware, featuring all-NVMe systems powered by the soon-to-be-released TrueNAS Enterprise 23.10 Hyperconverged Storage Software.
With the F-Series, iXsystems breaks into the realm of next-gen hardware, delivering unmatched performance, reliability, and density for even the most demanding workloads. These all-NVMe models boast 30TB NVMe drives, providing a remarkable maximum capacity of 720TB in a single compact 2U system. Compared to previous models, the F-Series offers significant reductions in power, space, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), showcasing a clear commitment to efficiency and sustainability.
Paired with the advanced TrueNAS Enterprise 23.10 software, the F-Series elevates IT organizations’ capabilities to tackle the most intensive performance requirements at a fraction of the cost. These state-of-the-art appliances have been designed to handle data-intensive use cases, from AI/ML and containerization to content creation, database management, gaming, and virtualization. The highly anticipated release has garnered excitement from iXsystems’ thousands of loyal customers worldwide, spanning various industries such as enterprise, government, and media.
TrueNAS Enterprise 23.10 software offers a robust and adaptable storage environment, compatible with the entire iXsystems appliance collection. With its Linux-based platform, TrueNAS stands out for its native container support, seamless integration with Kubernetes for containerized applications, and unparalleled scalability, supporting up to 1,200 drives and 25PB+ in a single system. Built on the powerful OpenZFS 2.2 filesystem, the advanced TrueNAS storage operating system emphasizes scalability and high availability, with a scale-up or scale-out architecture for optimal data integrity and innovative storage features to overcome the most demanding data challenges.
The credibility of TrueNAS Enterprise 23.10 is further strengthened by iXsystems’ contributions to the system upgrade to OpenZFS 2.2. This upgrade also includes updates to Linux Kernel 6.1, enhanced hardware support, implementation of NVIDIA 535.54.03 drivers, improved storage pool UI, addition of ZFS Block Cloning (Deduplication) for SMB and NFS file copies, as well as ZFS dRAID Pool Layouts.
The TrueNAS F-Series sets a new standard in storage drives with its advanced features and improvements. Offering unmatched performance for low latency NVMe-powered storage, exceptional resilience, and drive density, its versatile scalability allows users to meet a vast array of storage requirements, from tens of terabytes to a whopping 720TB in a simple 2U system. The dual-controller architecture ensures uninterrupted accessibility, minimizing data downtime. Additionally, the wide range of connectivity options maximizes interoperability, facilitating data mobility. Wrapped in a modern and future-proof design, the TrueNAS F-Series is fully equipped to handle the challenges posed by modern business applications.
Completing the new series, the TrueNAS M-Series will remain the go-to system for hybrid flash and HDD needs. Both the M-Series and F-Series systems are compatible with the same TrueNAS Enterprise 23.10 software and offer the same user-friendly WebUI. iXsystems has truly set a new benchmark in storage with the TrueNAS F-Series, solidifying its reputation as a trailblazer in the world of open-source storage.