LinuxDevices.com takes a look at the MaXXan SG100 storage gateway, a Linux-powered device that is meant to meet the needs of companies' converging NAS (network attached storage) and SAN (storage area network) storage requirements. The system is based on dual 2.4 GHz Intel Xeon processors running an embedded Linux operating system, and provides interfaces for Fibre Channel, 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet, 10/100Base-T Ethernet, and RS232 serial. This device profile briefly covers the functions of the device, its internal hardware and software, and why Linux was selected as its embedded operating system . . .
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