1. 2015The team released an alpha version of FreeNAS 10 that was based on FreeBSD 10.2 and included a new CLI and IPFS protocols. The team also released FreeNAS 9.3.1, which included various fixes and published a blog series on FreeNAS 9.3.1
  2. 2014The team released FreeNAS 9.2 and 9.3 with an all new volume manager, new virtualization features, and a setup wizard. This year also marked the end of UFS and 32-bit support.
  3. 2013FreeNAS 8.3 is released. The team incorporated ZFS Encryption into the latest version, making FreeNAS one of the only Open Source projects which do so.
  4. 2012FreeNAS 8.2 is released. The team implemented a plug-in system for FreeNAS based on PBI’s and FreeBSD jails.
  5. 2011May 2011: FreeNAS 8.0 is released. This is a completely re-written codebase with a new WebGUI based off of Django and Dojo toolkit.
  6. 2010iXsystems takes over stewardship of the FreeNAS project from Volker Theile and keeps FreeNAS on FreeBSD.
  7. 2009Volker Theile announces he is no longer capable of maintaining FreeNAS on FreeBSD and wants to port FreeNAS to Linux.
  8. 2007FreeNAS has been named as one of the 2007 Best of Open Source Software winners by the InfoWorld Test Center.
  9. 2006FreeNAS is a winner of the VMware Ultimate Virtual Appliance.
  10. 2005Thanks to the efforts of Olivier Cochard-Labbe, FreeNAS is born! The first alpha version of FreeNAS is available as an ISO file on SourceForge.