SearchStorage: NetApp Nabs Partnership with SuSE Linux
Jul 09, 2003, 20:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Network-attached storage juggernaut Network Appliance Inc.,
Sunnyvale, Calif., has struck a deal with SuSE Linux AG to partner
on NAS, iSCSI development and customer support.
"Sources told SearchStorage.com that the partnership, to be
formally announced today, addresses the growing popularity of both
iSCSI and Linux by enabling the two companies to better meet the
growing demand for increased storage flexibility on Linux.
"The partnership was born out of the companies' having a common
customer base. 'We have been working on some customers with SuSE,
especially in Europe,' said June White, director of Unix/Linux
platform partnerships at Network Appliance. White said that SuSE
will develop and distribute an iSCSI initiator..."