Sandial Switch Surfaces

By eweek  |  Posted 2004-02-19

Sandial Systems Inc. this week released its first storage-switch product and clarified its strategy.

Sandials Shadow 14000 Storage Backbone Switch uses time-division multiplexing to regulate the actual bandwidth assigned to specific applications in a Fibre Channel network. A menu in the management software provides a way for mangers to schedule both the minimum and maximum amount of bandwidth allotted to a given application.

This announcement is the first big blast from Sandial since its initial flurry of publicity in May 2003.

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