Computer Business Review: IBM's SVC to Support NetApp, Mainframe Linux
Aug 02, 2005, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
"IBM Corp's SAN Volume Controller virtualization system is to
support Network Appliance Inc's NAS gear and mainframes running
Linux, the company said this week.
"The support for NetApp gear is no surprise, given that IBM has
already announced its plan to sell OEM'ed or rebadged NetApp gear
later this year, in order to fill out its NAS portfolio. The
integration between the two companies' products will see IBM
support the SVC when used with NetApp arrays serving data at the
block level. When NetApp's gear delivers data at the file level,
the SVC's virtualization engine will be 'interoperable' with
NetApp's V-series virtualization software..."