HP claims first vendor to ship 100,000 SAN-based disk arrays HP announced today that it is the first vendor to ship more than 100,000 disk arrays into storage area network (SAN) environments. It also said it plans to ship the next version of its Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) line mid-2005. The new EVA family will incorporate the following: increased capacity for Fibre Attached Technology Adapted (FATA) disk drives; new 146 GB 15K RPM Fibre Channel hard disk drives; unified replication management tool that provides job tools and wizards for remote replication and local replication tasks; and finally, remote clustering software for automatic failover of applications between geographically dispersed data centers.
3Par touts SMI-S support In the absence of standards, one of the contributions of the new breed of SAN-based virtualization appliances is heterogeneous LUN management. Unfortunately, 3Par says, the use of these appliances brings with it additional layers of complexity and results in a brittle storage infrastructure. 3Par claims its support of SMI-S and interoperability enables heterogeneous LUN management without dedicated virtualization appliances that add significant cost.
InoStor ships 1U DLT autoloader InoStor Corp., a Tandberg Data Co., announced general availability of a 1U rackmount-configured DLT VS160 autoloader. The unit is the first member of Tandberg Data's new StorageLoader family of modular