Amahi is one of the most simple but effective storage server software options on the market. Perfect for smaller spaces like your home or small offices, it comes with a huge app store filled with apps that can be installed with just one click.
It works by running on a single dedicated server that has been designated as the central computer for a certain area, for example your home. It generally handles all your computing needs, including your storage and your entertainment. You can record TV shows, music and videos and deliver them to any media devices on your network. Store and organise your entertainment content and safely share them both locally and around the globe.
Amahi is open source software, which in itself brings you a lot of advantages. It's a great low-cost option and provides you with a lot of flexibility and freedom over how you use it. There are also advantages in terms of support. There is a strong community of users and developers that can lean on each other for help and advice, to an extent that you won't usually find with proprietary software.
Something that really sets Amahi apart from the rest is its great cross-platform compatibility. It is fully compatible across many different clients. These different clients being PC, Mac, Linux, Playstation, Xbox, iPad, iPhone, HDTVs, and a lot more.
There are a number of impressive features that make Amahi a great choice of software to run on your new CyberStore storage appliance. There are a variety of apps, such as AmahiTunes or the DLNA server app that allow you to stream digital media to every device on your network. You can stream to iTunes, connected TVs, the Rhythmbox clients, your iPhone/iPod/iPad and more.
Also featured are storage pooling and file sharing. Disks can be monitored for both their individual usage, their overall usage, their temperature and a number of other statuses. Files can be shared across any devices on your network and you can easily set access restrictions for each user.
Due to a modular application architecture, you are able to install applications with a single click. You get a working VPN straight out of the box, no installation needed. The OpenVPN server comes pre-configured and can be customised. You also get IPsec VPN, which can be installed with one click.
There are a number of ways you can backup up the devices in your network to your HDA. These options include full disk network backup, Mac backups via the app Time Machine or regular Windows backups to a network share.
Amahi is open source, and is Linux based. Linux gives a very solid and reliable base on which to store your data and manage your apps. You get a few dynamic DNS name, which you can use for whatever purposes you like. That includes hosting your own web servers, remote access and a lot more. Your HDA will be available 24/7.
You will enjoy first-class networking with this solution. You can run your own services like web servers, NAS servers, DHCP-integrated dynamic DNS, and more with very simple management.
There are a variety of integrated features that will greatly enhance your experience with this software solution. Firstly, there is integration with open search which is supported by the majority of modern browsers (including Chrome, Firefox and IE7/IE8). There is also seamless iCal integration, allowing you to view your shared calendars on other devices like the iPhone or the iPod Touch.
Outlook integration is also present. Amahi supports two different methods of Outlook synchronisation, the first being free-busy and iCalendar. The latter is with Outlook 2007.
Broadberry are one of the premier providers of CyberStore storage appliances running Amahi. Having built our reputation over decades of high quality work, we serve some of the largest organisations on Earth. They include Sky, NASA, Toshiba, Sony, Tesco and the BBC.
When you purchase our CyberStore storage appliance, you will have a storage server that is compatible with every major storage software on the market. This is a feature that you won't find anywhere else. Unlike with the other major brands, one box from us is all you need to run any major storage software you could wish to run.
We never vendor lock, meaning you will never be forced to only buy from us if you want to add extra accessories to your appliance. Our CyberStore storage appliances are fully compatible with 3rd party hardware.
Finally, we work hard to provide you with the fairest prices possible. Unlike many others in this field, we do not believe in marking up prices unfairly and taking advantage of our customers. Our storage servers are just as high quality as the very best you will find on the market, but our prices are much fairer and much more manageable.
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Amahi is software that runs on a dedicated PC as a central computer for your home. It handles your entertainment, storage, and computing needs.
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 build and configuration facility, all of our server and storage solutions undergo an extensive 48 hour testing procedure. This, along with the high quality industry leading components that we use ensures all of our systems meet the strictest quality guidelines.
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 a complete customization service to provide server and storage solutions that meet your individual needs.
We have established ourselves as one of the biggest storage providers in the US, and since 1989 been trusted as the preferred supplier of server and storage solutions to some of the world's biggest brands, including: