Tuxera SMB

Tuxera SMB



The world’s most advanced SMB/CIFS server.

A lightning-fast SMB server

Tuxera SMB is a high-performance, drop-in replacement for open source Samba and other SMB/CIFS servers. Built on our expertise in Linux file systems, our proprietary SMB server comes ready to run on all the most popular embedded platforms. It brings support for Microsoft’s Server Message Block (SMB) protocol to NAS and routers, set-top boxes, TVs, and other networking products. Tuxera SMB makes it possible to share premium ultra-HD content over a network with many devices at the same time.

Official Microsoft partner for SMB

Since 2009, we’ve been a close partner with Microsoft in file systems and storage. We’re also Microsoft’s official partner in bringing full SMB support to all non-Windows platforms.


Why choose Tuxera SMB embedded

Tuxera SMB has state-of-the-art modular architecture that runs in user or kernel space. This enables Tuxera SMB to achieve maximum hardware I/O throughput, and ensures the lowest CPU usage and memory footprint compared to any other alternative. Our non-GPL replacement for Samba and other SMB/CIFS servers supports all the protocol’s latest features, including SMB 2, SMB 3, and all related security features. What’s more, we offer round-the-clock worldwide technical support.

A high-performance SMB server

Our cutting-edge kernel-space deployment boosts I/O throughput, reduces CPU usage, has a low memory footprint, and enables fast, easy handling of multiple simultaneous connections to shared resources.

Extensive SMB-protocol support

Tuxera SMB supports SMB 3 and previous versions (1.0, 2.0, 2.1). It works reliably with all SMB/CIFS protocols to ensure file-sharing interoperability across any network. We bring you comprehensive features support including encryption, authentication, customizable printer sharing, SMB over RDMA, SMB Multichannel, and much more.

Non-GPL SMB implementation

Let your software engineers work on what matters. Our feature-rich, fully proprietary SMB server means they no longer need to hassle with GPL licenses or legacy codebase maintenance.

Full-service tech support

Customer support and problem-solving are our company cornerstones. Our experienced engineers are on call round-the-clock for technical assistance in over 15 languages, including Chinese, Korean, and Japanese.

Save costs and time

Reduce hardware requirements and costs. Because Tuxera SMB boosts network throughput and uses less CPU, you get better results with lower-performance hardware. Tuxera SMB is also very easy to deploy, winning you a faster time to market.

Customizable integration

Tuxera SMB is easy to adapt to any software environment or hardware platform. It comes with built-in tools with customizable settings for account and dynamic share management, amongst other configuration tools.

Experts in storage solutions

Tuxera’s storage solutions power billions of consumer electronics. Some of our selected customers include:






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