Brocade Communications Systems and Network Appliance formed a technology partnership to develop a high-performance storage solution for managing and sharing data over an integrated SAN/NAS architecture. As part of the agreement, NetApp will OEM Brocade?s SilkWorm Fibre Channel switches and software. In a separate release, NetApp also signed a strategic partnership agreement with WebSpective Software, a provider of Web resource management solutions, to develop replication and mirroring solutions for large-scale Web hosting and content providers. The solutions will be co-marketed and sold by both companies. Separately, CommVault Systems has entered into an alliance with Network Appliance under which CommVault will integrate its storage management software into NetApp?s network-attached storage (NAS) file servers. CommVault?s software provides data protection, recovery and management.