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This article is part of the Vol. 3 No. 7 September 2004 issue of A look inside Hitachi's TagmaStor high-end arrays
Manage SAN changes with confidence Product snapshot Product: Onaro SANscreen 2.5.2 Description: Storage management Key Features: Predictive change management Pros: Easy to learn, excellent navigation, prevalidation of changes Cons: Not SMI-S compliant, requires device passwords Price: Starts at $64 per port Do you know what will happen the next time you make a change in your storage area network (SAN)? The impact of a change to a SAN configuration is often an elusive piece of intelligence. Without that insight, changes can go wrong, leaving storage access paths compromised or unavailable to application hosts. SAN change management largely has been a manual process. Change management is risky enough, and is often compounded by SAN configuration information that's sometimes out of date. Boston-based Onaro Inc.'s SANscreen v. 2.5.2 is a predictive change management application. It allows different groups to use the same real-time information to collaborate on SAN changes before, during and after the changes are made. SANscreen does not perform changes, but it ... Access >>>
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