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IP SANs Are Sizzling

There's a rash of product and partnership news at SNW

  • Wasabi Systems Inc.

    and Studio Network Solutions launched globalSAN, an IP SAN based on Wasabi’s Storage Builder 1500i software and Studio Network’s 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 OptiFacio’s SAN operating system, AppIQ’s software management suite, and Silverback’s 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.

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