Review: Exablox OneBlox is a storage admin's dream

Smoothly scalable, automatically redundant, set-it-and-forget-it NAS rewrites the network storage playbook

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Network-attached storage servers typically offer similar feature sets, and they often deliver similar performance. RAID levels, networking protocols, and many hardware features are standard by nature, leaving little room for innovation in the NAS realm.

Exablox takes a different tack. Rather than compete directly on features and speed, Exablox focuses on simplifying scalability and data redundancy. The result is innovation rarely seen in a storage appliance.

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