Dell Rolls Out EqualLogic Plug-and-Play

By Lisa Vaas  |  Posted 2008-02-06 Print this article Print

Dell has begun shipping its next-generation iSCSI SAN arrays. 

Within days of finalizing its $1.4 billion purchase of EqualLogic, Dell has delivered the first fruits of its promise to bring plug-and-play ease to data storage.

Dell launched its EqualLogic PS series of iSCSI SAN (storage area network) products in a splashy Nashua, N.H., event that was simultaneously Webcast on Feb. 4.

"The world will generate nearly a zettabyte of data by 2010, and our customers will be responsible for managing the bulk of it," CEO Michael Dell said during the launch. "We are committed to simplifying IT and EqualLogic will help us realize that vision for our customers worldwide," he said in a press release.

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Lisa Vaas is News Editor/Operations for and also serves as editor of the Database topic center. Since 1995, she has also been a Webcast news show anchorperson and a reporter covering the IT industry. She has focused on customer relationship management technology, IT salaries and careers, effects of the H1-B visa on the technology workforce, wireless technology, security, and, most recently, databases and the technologies that touch upon them. Her articles have appeared in eWEEK's print edition, on, and in the startup IT magazine PC Connection. Prior to becoming a journalist, Vaas experienced an array of eye-opening careers, including driving a cab in Boston, photographing cranky babies in shopping malls, selling cameras, typography and computer training. She stopped a hair short of finishing an M.A. in English at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. She earned a B.S. in Communications from Emerson College. She runs two open-mic reading series in Boston and currently keeps bees in her home in Mashpee, Mass.

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