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Xyratex Acquired – What Does the Future Hold for Lustre?

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“At this point, I think it actually really makes sense for the community as a whole to fork Lustre, rename it OpenSFS, remove all the branding IP, and make it GPL/MIT/BSD licensed. Have OpenSFS own the copyrights/IP, have vendors sign up to support it. Sort of like the Linux foundation. And what CentOS does with RedHat.”

Seagate Technology to Acquire Xyratex

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Today Seagate Technology announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Xyratex in an all-cash transaction.