Fedora Server is a short-lifecycle, community-supported server operating system that enables seasoned system administrators experienced with any OS to make use of the very latest server-based technologies available in the open source community.
Fedora is a very popular Linux-based OS. Created as a general-purpose operating system, Fedora is a secure and stable option to run on your new CyberStore Storage Appliance. Widely accepted as one of the smoother Linux distributions around, it is used by large number of developers around world.
Installation of Fedora is pretty simple and quite painless, however if you would like to avoid the process altogether you can have one of our skilled Broadberry engineers handle the installation process for you.
Fedora offers the most cutting-edge features, allowing you to use some of the latest and most advanced software. Both stable and flexible, this operating system would be a great choice to run on your new appliance.
Fedora comes with DevAssistant. It's a great tool that can help you set up the development environment and publish the code, all via very simple commands.
Fedora is one of the better performing operating systems available with strong performance matched with impressive efficiency allowing for smooth and consistent performance.
Well known for its speed, Fedora is one of the fastest booting operating systems around. Virtualisation and graphics are two areas where Fedora performs very well.
Its 6-month rolling release schedule is great for those who want a good balance between regular updates and stability.
Fedora is a secure OS with strong security features. The system includes a firewall that can limit connections, both incoming and outgoing. The kernel memory access is restricted, protecting it from being wrongly overwritten. Full disk and file level encryption are provided by Fedora.
Being open source, Fedora has an advantage over proprietary software as its source code is free to view. The chances of security flaws and weaknesses being missed by developers is less likely when there are a large number of eyes on it. Whereas with proprietary software the source code is unavailable to the public and can only be viewed by a handful of developers, increasing the risk of security tools slipping through.
The latest version features a new modular repository. It allows users more choice over their updates, as you will be able to updates specific elements at your own speed.
You can install thousands of different software apps that have been created by the wider Fedora community. These apps are regularly updated, however by upgrading you will also automatically receive the updates, saving you having to find and update them yourself.
As per the declaration of the Fedora Project, Fedora software is "always free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute.". As it is open source, it enjoys many of the advantages that come with that.
Because the source code is free for anyone to view, the software is more reliable and secure than it would be if it was a proprietary software. You already know what you are getting into when you use Fedora, everything is out in the open and there are no hidden secrets.
This option is very cost-effective, saving you money that you could have spent on paid software.
There is a large community of developers and users around Fedora. Finding answers to queries is easy, as online forums and social media is full of active developers and Fedora users that can quickly provide help.
Fedora is a very popular Linux distro, second only to Ubuntu. This popularity is a critical factor in why the community around this software is so large and active.
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We never vendor lock our CyberStore server appliances. When you buy a box from us you will have complete freedom to use whatever 3rd party hardware you wish to use, a level of compatibility that is hard to find elsewhere.
Broadberry product prices always reflect our values, which is always putting the customer first. Our range of CyberStore solutions deliver amazing performance for low cost, making them the ideal option for smaller businesses looking to maximise their investment in storage server technology.
Where our CyberStore appliances stand out from the rest is the fact that they feature full compatibility with all major storage server software. With the majority of systems you will find in this market, each box will only be compatible with one piece of storage server software. Our revolutionary range of servers are fully compatible with all major storage server software, giving you an unprecedented level of choice and control.
Broadberry have built a reputation of reliability and consistency over 3 decades of dedicated service in this industry. It's this hard work that has allowed us to work with some of the biggest names on the planet. Our list of past clients includes the likes of Disney, Sky, ESPN, ITV, Tesco, Toshiba, Toyota, Virgin, NASA, the BBC and many more. If you want to transform your business with one of our ultra-effective CyberStore storage solutions, configure yours today!
The Broadberry CyberStore range of enterprise-grade storage servers are designed and built for a wide-range of storage applications.
Completely customisable from processing to storage type and capacity, to operating system - the CyberStore range is your go-to storage platform.
The CyberStore range of storage servers are used by the world's largest organisations from the BBC, to the CERN project, governement institutions, universities and much more.
Year-after-year, the Broadberry CyberStore range of unified storage appliances has beaten the likes of Dell and HPE to be crowned "Best Storage Appliance" by PC Pro magazine.
When compared to the likes of DELL, HPE, EMC etc, the Broadberry CyberStore range of enterprise-grade unified storage appliances is up to 60% cheaper, although using the same quality components such as Seagate drives and Kingston RAM.
The Bradberry CyberStore range has been built from industry-leading commodity hardware, and carefully designed to ensuure full compatibility with leading storage operating systems and database engines.
Broadberry enterprise storage appliances are on average 86% lower cost than EMC and 55% lower cost than DELL although built using the same leading-brand server components such as Intel processors and Samsung memory. HPE hard drives are rebadged Toshiba enterprise-class drives, the exact same models as found in Broadberry storage appliances.
When you buy a Broadberry storage appliance all drive bays are supplied with caddies - so if in 6 months time you decide to expand the storage you can source it freely from the marketplace or ourselves if you wish. The only way to add hard drives to HPE servers is to buy the drives along with caddies from HPE for 200% the price of Broadberry's price.
Broadberry storage appliances come with enterprise-grade features like IPMI included, whereas HPE charge large fees for perpetual licences for the same features.
Our website allows you to configure your server online with accurate prices, as opposed to NetApp who require several face-to-face meetings with them before they'll give you a price.
Over recent years there's been a massive move from the world's largest organisations such as Google to purchase their servers from the likes of Broadberry rather than DELL and HPE. This move is fuelled by the rise in commodity hardware.
Before leaving our UK workshop, all Broadberry server and storage solutions undergo a rigorous 48 hour testing procedure. This, along with the high-quality industry leading components we use ensure all of our server and storage solutions meet the strictest quality guidelines demanded from us.
Our main objective is to offer great value, high-quality server and storage solutions, we understand that every company has different requirements and as such are able to offer un-equaled flexibility in designing custom server and storage solutions to meet our clients' needs.
We have established ourselves as one of the biggest storage providers in the UK, and since 1989 supplied our server and storage solutions to the world's biggest brands. Our customers include: