With its acquisition of Vixel
now fully integrated and the market shift to 4 Gb Fibre Channel equipment starting to heat up, CTR talked with Emulex president and chief operating officer Jim McCluney.
(TAS605) JAMES MCCLUNEY - VIXEL
For the time being, Infonetics is still dividing the market into Brocade, McData Corp, and Others, a category which now includes Cisco, CNT/Inrange, Qlogic, and Vixel
Corporation (Nasdaq:VIXL), a provider of storage networking technologies, and LangChao Electronics, China's leading national supplier of server products, announced recently that they will partner to bring new SAN solutions to the Chinese market.
This area is populated by companies such as Vixel
, with its InSite Professional SAN management product, and FalconStor Software, whose IPStor product can connect either SANs or network-attached storage servers to IP channels.
Corporation (Nasdaq:VIXL), a provider of storage networking products and solutions, and Sagitta Performance Systems, the United Kingdom's leading independent provider of high performance storage area networking (SAN) products and storage consulting services, have signed a partnership agreement to deliver SAN management capabilities to the European storage user community.
Qualstar Corp and Vixel
Corp have assembled a pre-tested solution bundle to optimise SAN deployments to enable the backup and restore the increasing amounts of corporate data.
Corp and RAID Inc have signed a partnership agreement.
Corporation (Nasdaq:VIXL), Bothell, Wash., a provider of storage networking solutions, has announced that an IDC report entitled "2001 Worldwide Fibre Channel Hub and Switch Market Forecast and Analysis, 1998-2004," names Vixel
as the second largest supplier of Fibre Channel hub and switch ports, with over 210,000 ports shipped during the year 2000.
The storage networking systems provider Vixel
Corp has begun to ship its Vixel
Fabric switches together with the company's new Fabric TransPort switch firmware.
Hoping to take part in the boom, many companies--including storage giant EMC, server companies (notably Compaq Computer and Dell Computer), networking powerhouses (like Sun Microsystems), and start-ups (such as Brocade and Vixel
)--are following the money.
Thomas Hammond-Doel is director technical marketing at Vixel
Corporation (Bothell, WA)