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FreeNAS vs TrueNAS

FreeNAS vs. TrueNAS

  1. The first difference is the software delivery method: TrueNAS is a purpose-built storage appliance while FreeNAS is freely-downloadable software that requires the user to understand storage well enough to select the correct hardware that is appropriate for their application.
  2. TrueNAS is commercially-supported, while FreeNAS is community-supported.
  3. There are performance and usability optimizations in TrueNAS that are specific to the hardware we use and therefore aren’t included with FreeNAS.
  4. High-Availability (failover) is hardware-dependent and only available in TrueNAS.

FreeNAS vs. TrueNAS

  1. The first difference is the software delivery method: TrueNAS is a purpose-built storage appliance while FreeNAS is freely-downloadable software that requires the user to understand storage well enough to select the correct hardware that is appropriate for their application.
  2. TrueNAS is commercially-supported, while FreeNAS is community-supported.
  3. There are performance and usability optimizations in TrueNAS that are specific to the hardware we use and therefore aren’t included with FreeNAS.
  4. High-Availability (failover) is hardware-dependent and only available in TrueNAS.

The Case for TrueNAS

TrueNAS features:

Max capacity between 504 TB and 10.4PB
Max effective capacity between 1.26PB and 26PB
Drives/Expansion shelves supported 36/2 – 744/12
Storage architecture: Flash and disk
Cache architecture: SSD, SSD/NVDIMM, or NVME/NVDIMM
Flash read/write cache: R: Up to 15TB NVME, W: NVDIMM
Certifications: Citrix Ready, VMware REady, Veeam Ready
Hypbrid storage pools
Max Ethernet speed: from 2x10GbE – 4x100GbE
Fibre channel option up to 4x32Gb
Pricing: Starting at $4000.
Grow capacity at less than $100/TB

Limited time special pricing available – contact us for the best pricing this quarter.

Thinking it might be time to upgrade from TrueNAS Core to TrueNAS?

Check out this on-demand webinar to learn more about the difference between TrueNAS Core and TrueNAS.

During this webinar, you will learn:

  • More about the company that brings you FreeNAS
  • More about the features of FreeNAS
  • Use cases for FreeNAS
  • How FreeNAS differs from TrueNAS
  • Use cases for TrueNAS

The webinar is presented by Matt Finney, Director of Worldwide Sales at iXsystems and Nick Principe, Technical Marketing Engineer at iXsystems. Time required: Less than 30 minutes

Complete the form to register for this on-demand webinar.

Complete the form if you would like more information about TrueNAS. We will contact you as soon as possible to discuss your options.

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About TrueNASreseller.com

Techgardens is a preferred partner as designated by iX systems. We will partner with you to provide your company with the best support and the best price possible. iX systems does not sell TrueNAS products directly to customers, rather they only use resellers to sell their products.

Techgardens has been providing storage solutions to enterprise clients for over a decade.  We understand the technology, the product, and how it is used today. We will help design your solution holistically based on your specific needs taking in to consideration your application, storage requirements, performance requirements, and budget.

For more information about building your TrueNAS system, complete the form or contact us at 833-TrueNAS today.

Complete the form and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible. Limited time special pricing available through the end of this quarter – Contact us today.

 
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