Inside iSCSI: Low-Cost Storage Networking - Page 9

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691 South Milpitas Blvd
Milpitas, CA 95035
(408) 945-8600

Makes ASA-7211 iSCSI Adapter, an ASIC-based iSCSI HBA with TCP/IP and iSCSI protocol processing onboard, as well as ASICs for iSCSI adapters and routers.

Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Semiconductor Products Group
3175 Bowers Ave. MS 86F
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(800) 235-0312,(408) 654-8675

Agilents Semiconductor Products Group makes the ANIC-2101A and ANIC-2103 1Gbps iSCSI PCI adapters, both of which include onboard TCP/IP and iSCSI protocol processing.

Alacritech, Inc.
234 E. Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 287-9997

Alacritechs 1000x1 Single-Port Server and Storage Accelerator is an iSCSI Gigabit NIC that can perform both IP storage and standard networking functions using an onboard ASIC. Also makes a dual and quad port 100Mbit iSCSI accelerator cards.

Cisco Systems, Inc.
170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, Calif. 95134
(408) 526-4000

Cisco has two storage routers for connecting iSCSI and Fibre Channel, the SN 5420 Storage Router, which has one Fibre Channel and one Gigabit Ethernet port, and the newer workgroup oriented SN 5428 Storage Router with eight 1GBps/2GBps autosensing ports and two Gigabit Ethernet ports.

6000 Nathan Lane North
Minneapolis, MN 55442
(800) 638-8324
International (612) 268-6600

Currently shipping, the UltraNet Edge Storage Router uses FCIP for connecting two Fibre Channel SANS. Shipping in Q 3 , 2002, the UltraNet Edge Storage Router will add FC over ATM connectivity.

Emulex Corporation
3535 Harbor Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(800) 854-7112 , (714) 662-5600

The Emulex GN9000/SI is a 64-bit PCI iSCSI host bus adapter that connects to gigabit Ethernet and processes the iSCSI and TCP/IP protocols in firmware. Shipping "after ratification of the iSCSI standard later this year."

Entrada Networks
12 Morgan
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 588-2070

Makes SilverLine 222, an FCIP storage switch with two Fibre Channel, two gigabit Ethernet, and two WAN/MAN ports.

Eurologic Systems
1300 Massachusetts Ave.
Boxborough, MA 01719
(800) 231-4070

Makes network storage for OEMs and vertical markets. The Elantra iCS 2100 IP Storage System is an iSCSI storage enclosure that holds up to 1TB in 14 drives and comes with IP security and storage virtualization software.

FalconStor Software
125 Baylis Road, Suite 140
Melville, NY 11747
(631) 777-5188

FalconStor makes IPStor iSCSI and Fibre Channel compatible storage management software.

Finisar, SAN/LAN Performance Tools Division
1389 Moffett Park Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089-1133
(408) 400-1000

Finisar makes the GTX Gigabit Ethernet/iSCSI Protocol Analyzer.

New Orchard Road
Armonk, NY 10504.
(800) IBM-4YOU, (404) 238-1234.

IBM makes the IP Storage 200i family of iSCSI disk systems.

Intel Corporation
2200 Mission College Blvd,
P.O. Box 58119
Santa Clara, CA 95052-8119
(408) 765-8080

The Intel PRO/1000 T IP Storage Adapter