FalconStor And StorageTek Qualify Interoperability

FalconStor and StorageTek have announced the joint qualification of each other’s product lines.

Previously, FalconStor had jointly tested and qualified StorageTek’s 9176 Disk Subsystem with IPStor, FalconStor’s storage networking software, and has now completed qualification testing for select StorageTek disk subsystems. This includes StorageTek’s D178 2Gb Fibre Channel disk storage system, an enterprise-level open systems disk solution, and the entry-level D173, which are manufactured by LSI Logic Storage Systems and sold by StorageTek The combination of these disk systems with IPStor provides customers with a powerful virtualized disk solution.

“StorageTek solutions address the need for highly-reliable data availability. Our ability to provide customers with an easy-to-use virtualization and storage consolidation solution through network-attached disk storage is enhanced through this effort with FalconStor,” said John LoPorto, StorageTek vice president Solutions. “Our aim is to help customers do more with less, driving their costs down while maximizing return on investment, and this gives them a best of class solution with solid performance.”

“FalconStor will continue to drive its commitment to providing fully interoperable, highly scalable solutions through successful product qualifications with mission-critical solutions such as StorageTek’s disk family,” said Wayne Lam, FalconStor vice president of marketing. “StorageTek is uniquely positioned to provide a combined enterprise-class disk and tape storage solution. Our cooperative approach to the market will further enhance our relationship.”

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