iXsystems, Inc. is a computer hardware technology manufacturer based in San Jose, California, the USA. The company was founded in 1991 as Berkeley Software Design, Inc, by Michael Lauth and Matt Olander who are the current CEO and CTO respectively. The company specializes in designing, developing, manufacturing, and selling computing and storage products and services. The core of their portfolio includes an open source FreeBSD distributions. These distributions include a desktop operating system, file servers, and network attached storage or NAS systems. Along with these, the company also manufactures hardware platforms for these storage products, enterprise-scale storage architectures, and converged architectures.