KernSafe iStorage Server is high availability and high performance iSCSI SAN software for Microsoft Windows (both commercial and free versions are available).
Version: 3.0KernSafe iStorage Server is high availability and high performance iSCSI SAN server software that makes any x86, x64 or even Itanium Windows machine into an iSCSI Target.
License: Free To Try $99.95
Operating System: Windows
This new release, iStorage Server has added support for Microsoft Virtual Disk File (VHD) and VHD snapshots.
Being an advanced and powerful, full-featured software-only iSCSI Target for Microsoft Windows (both commercial and free versions are available), it allows you quickly export existing storages such disk images, physical disks, partitions, CD / DVD-ROMs, tapes or any other type of SCSI based devices and even a variety of popular CD / DVD images to its client machines, which delivers immediate benefits allowing storage to be consolidated, virtualized and centrally managed. iStorage Server has also provided RAID-1 (mirror) feature, which allows you create two iSCSI devices for mirror backup, the iSCSI device can be local image file or remote iSCSI device, so it is an ideal choice for any sized business.iStorage Server is a hardware-independent, and do not require an additional hardware. Quickly create an IP SAN in minutes using hardware you already have. iStorage Server takes space on a windows file system and turns it into an iSCSI target.
You can now let any computer on an Ethernet network use this iSCSI storage with benefits of cost-effective and scalable.
Typical applications & clients:Files, disks and CD-ROMs (images) centrally management and sharing to other Windows, Linux, Solaris, Netware and MACOS computers.
VMWare ESX Server Citrix XenServer Microsoft Hyper-v.
Windows 2003, Winodws 2008 Clustering and more.
Version 3.0: Major updates which changed a lot of features.
Version 2.40: Added support for multi-server management in one Management Console; Added manual password verification in management; Migration support, add image file relocate feature; Fix a bug in Snapshot Manager; fixed some RAID disk compatibility issues; Improved re-synchronizing performance;
Version 1.60: Add support for Itanium based system; Improve write performance; Add support for Microsoft VHD image; Add feature of VHD snapshot; Add support for large dynamic volume device;
Version 1.40: Add iSCSI Target portal address management feature; Add Active Directory-integrated remote and local management feature.