Dell Ships NAS Bundle
Dell has launched a bundle to connect its network-attached storage to its co-branded EMC SANs.Dell Computer Corp. on Monday began shipping a hardware/software bundle to make its network-attached storage connect to its co-branded EMC Corp. storage-area networks, officials said. Dells PowerVault NAS servers, based on Microsoft Corp.s Server Appliance Kit 2.0, can now be managed byand share files withEMCs mid-range Clariion SANs, certain models of which Dell resells and will soon manufacture.
The bundle does not have a name, said Matthew Brisse, lead product manager for Dell/EMC products at Dell, in Round Rock, Texas. It includes one to four host bus adapters from the users choice of QLogic Corp. or Emulex Corp., and the Navisphere software for features like logical unit numbering (LUN) mapping, HBA failover, and host-based mirroring.