We currently have a SAN with an HDS 9200 array, Emulex HBAs and Brocade 9200 switches (2). We are looking at attaching some inexpensive storage to the SAN in order to stage backups and for test databases. The storage needs not be fast or HA. Can you suggest any companies that produce an inexpensive (maybe serial ATA) disk arrays that can be SAN attached?
Almost everyone has ATA now. Just do a Google or AltaVista search for ATA disks. Since I always try to be vendor neutral in my responses, I normally do not recommend solutions from particular companies.
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