LSI Adds Modular Systems

LSI delivers highly adaptable, high-performance mid-range storage system for the data center

October 13, 2008

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DALLAS -- LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced the LSI Engenio® 7900 Storage System, the newest member of the Engenio line of modular storage systems. The 7900 system provides midrange customers with industry-leading performance, and the scalability, adaptability and availability features they need to support large-scale consolidation projects and ever-changing requirements.

Addressing customer’s needs for rapid application recovery, data migration, centralized management and affordable remote backup, the new system also supports advanced replication and management services, including thin provisioning, based on fifth-generation LSI StoreAge™ SVM™ (Storage Virtualization Manager) software, also announced today .

“The new economics of storage require large-scale consolidation of data,” said Phil Bullinger, executive vice president and general manager, Engenio Storage Group, LSI. “Effective consolidation isn’t just an issue of bigger and faster. Storage systems must also offer users the ability to manage a wide variety of concurrent applications under unpredictable load conditions. The 7900 storage system delivers on these requirements by putting enterprise performance and features into the hands of midrange users.”

In a separate release:

DALLAS -- LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced the latest release of its LSI StoreAge™ SVM™ (Storage Virtualization Manager) software suite, an advanced services platform for centralized storage management and multi-level data protection of distributed, heterogeneous storage environments.

Based on industry-proven, fifth-generation architecture, the SVM software suite includes centralized volume management, storage pooling, snapshot, volume copy, data migration and mirroring applications. The new architecture is designed to deliver new levels of scalability for up to a 10X increase in the number of snapshots and replication tasks per volume, and incorporates new features such as thin provisioning to help simplify virtualized infrastructure management and dramatically increase storage capacity utilization.

“Large-scale consolidation is the economic imperative of the twenty-first century data center,” said Phil Bullinger, executive vice president and general manager, Engenio Storage Group, LSI. “By complementing server virtualization with StoreAge SVM, customers can regain control of their data and dramatically increase capacity utilization.”

LSI Corp.

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