HDS was unable to confirm this, but spokespeople said an announcement from Hitachi headquarters in Japan is imminent.
Meantime, Datacore announced last week that IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) would be reselling its software. Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HWP), Fujitsu Ltd. (KLS: FUJI.KL), and Fujitsu Software Technology Corp. (Softek) are already doing so (see IBM Signs Sneaky DataCore Deal and IBM Resells DataCore).
Why all the interest?
Basically, DataCores SANsymphony software converts islands of dissimilar storage into a networked storage pool, making it easier to manage devices from different vendors.