"A consortium of some of the biggest vendors in the high-tech
industry has formed to work on a common storage software management
platform, something of a Holy Grail in the space to date.
"Called Aperi, a Latin expression meaning 'to open,' the group
includes Sun Microsystems, Brocade Communication Systems, Cisco
Systems, Computer Associates, Engenio Information Technologies,
Fujitsu Limited, IBM, McData and Network Appliance..."