now part of the iXsystems family

Dear FreeBSD News readers,

ixsystems logoiXsystems is proud to announce our recent partnership with Gerard van Essen, the creator of As part of our agreement with Gerard, iXsystems will now maintain and host the site.

iXsystems is a Silicon Valley open source server and storage integrator that champions the cause of Open Source technology. FreeBSD is a cause that is near and dear to our hearts, and we have dedicated extensive resources to several FreeBSD community projects: FreeNAS®, PC-BSD®, FreeBSD®, TrueOS®, and OpenZFS.

Accompanied by Gerard’s continued involvement on the reporting and editorial side, the efforts of the iXsystems team will allow the website to continue to grow and expand its coverage. With the FreeBSD community’s best interests in mind, we hope to continue to deliver high quality content regarding FreeBSD events, project announcements, interviews, and everything in between.

Since iXsystems’ inception, we have been committed to serving the BSD community, and this latest partnership is no exception. We are excited about making your experience with the best possible, by bringing you the most up to date news on everything FreeBSD.


  1. B tw says

    I’m wondering whether there will be some changes in the appearance of the website.

  2. Cao says

    B tw, we will be improving the website’s design, however, it shall remain simplistic and easy to use for our readers.

  3. Cao says

    We really appreciate the positivity and welcoming so far. Looking forward to working with the FreeBSD News community as well!

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