Prisa refocuses on SAN software November 1, 2000
-- Next month, Prisa Networks hopes to complete a company turnaround by shipping the first module in its storage area network (SAN) management software suite
New Products November 1, 2000
-- Allowing users to support both SAN (block-level) and NAS (file-level services) operations in a single disk array, TrueSAN Networks' Paladin Storage Network System provides up to 50TB
Microsoft supports HDS/McData SAN November 1, 2000
-- At the recent Microsoft Enterprise 2000 conference, Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), McData, and Microsoft announced a "Trusted Solution Platform" designed to overcome a litany
SSPs and storage outsourcing November 1, 2000
-- The following Q&A session was excerpted from an online chat session hosted by searchstorage.com, a Web-based search engine site for storage-related articles and information
Start your metadata engines! November 1, 2000
-- In the lingua franca of storage area networking, server-less backup is the "killer app," but coordinated, concurrent data sharing is the "Holy Grail."
Tivoli eases SAN management November 1, 2000
-- This month, Tivoli Systems began shipments of its Storage Network Manager v1.1 software, which is designed to simplify the deployment and management of heterogeneous storage area networks (SANs)
Users identify key storage issues November 1, 2000
-- At the recent Storage Networking World conference, users dispelled doubt over storage area network (SAN) and network-attached storage (NAS) adoption, revealing strong support for both technologies
Maxtor/Quantum merger signals consolidation November 1, 2000
-- The upcoming merger of Maxtor and Quantum's hard disk drive (HDD) division early next year portends a growing trend toward greater consolidation in the storage industry-a trend dictated by razor-thin margins and intense competition
EMC on NAS November 1, 2000
-- A conversation with Doug Fiero, EMC's manager of enterprise storage networks
Entrada to ship SAN over IP router November 1, 2000
-- Aiming to get a foothold in the nascent market for communications gear that enables companies to link storage area networks (SANs) over IP networks, Entrada Networks plans to ship in the next quarter a transport router dubbed Silverline
Lucent, Vixel deliver Fibre Channel over IP November 1, 2000
-- Lucent Technologies recently began customer trials of a version of its OptiStar EdgeSwitch that can handle OC-12, OC-48, Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel traffic. Production shipments are scheduled for the first quarter.
In this issue: Spotlight on SANs November 1, 2000
-- Although the rate of adoption of storage area networks at the end-user level is difficult to gauge, SANs represent the most exciting-yet daunting-architectural challenge since storage started migrating from mainframes to open systems.
IBM enters storage outsourcing arena November 1, 2000
-- IBM's Global Services division recently announced that it was entering the "hosted and managed storage services" game with a wide range of on-demand storage and storage management services
Focus on Fibre Channel November 1, 2000
-- The following Q&A was excerpted from an online chat session hosted by searchstorage.com, a Web-based search engine site for storage-related articles and information (www.searchstorage.com).