- Wasabi Systems Inc.
and Studio Network Solutions launched globalSAN, an IP SAN based on Wasabis Storage Builder 1500i software and Studio Networks iSCSI targets.
- Broadcom Corp. (Nasdaq: BRCM) demonstrated an iSCSI HBA that allows organizations to boot over iSCSI from a remote array (see Engenio's Sun Rises).
- AppIQ Inc., Silverback Systems Inc.,
and OptiFacio Software Services Inc. demonstrated an IP SAN running OptiFacios SAN operating system, AppIQs software management suite, and Silverbacks iSNAP offload card.
- SpectraLink Corp. announced its tape libraries will be available with TCP/IP offload engines (TOE) provided by QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq: QLGC) to facilitate iSCSI performance. The use of TOE cards will allow companies to attach Spectra Logic libraries without a bridge.