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ZDNet: IBM Enhances Storage Virtualization

Jun 04, 2003, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ed Frauenheim)

"IBM is poised to ship two data storage virtualization products in July, the latest step in the industry's push to squeeze more productivity out of storage systems.

"Big Blue on Tuesday will announce a shipping date of July 25 for its TotalStorage Storage Area Network (SAN) Volume Controller and its SAN Integration Server. The SAN Volume Controller includes software that "virtualizes" storage devices by pooling them together so they can be used more effectively. The software is installed on IBM xSeries servers running the Linux operating system.

"The SAN Integration Server is a broader package that includes the SAN Volume Controller, switches and storage disks..."

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