SYDNEY, Australia - 17 September
-- Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), a leading
provider of storage and data management solutions, today announced
NetApp® CommandCentral™ Storage by Symantec®
version 5.0. CommandCentral Storage 5.0 now includes iSCSI support
to the list of already supported protocols-Fibre Channel SAN, NAS,
and direct-attached storage. CommandCentral Storage 5.0 also
introduces the ability to analyse end-to-end storage consumption in
heterogeneous physical and virtual environments and adds support
for monitoring and reporting of remote and local replication via
integration with NetApp SnapMirror®.
CommandCentral Storage is a fully integrated family of products
that enables IT organisations to deliver services that are
measurable, accountable, and integrated with business objectives.
CommandCentral Storage software provides increased flexibility and
reduced management costs, helping enterprises to manage and meter
their storage operations from a single management console in Fibre
Channel and IP SAN environments. By deploying CommandCentral
Storage, customers can reduce the number of tools, scripts, and
consoles required to manage their complex storage environments and
in return reduce costs and improve services.
"Most global organisations have complex, difficult to manage
heterogeneous server and storage infrastructures with varied
architectures such as FC SAN, IP SAN, and direct-attached storage
devices," said Patrick Rogers, vice president of Solutions
Marketing at Network Appliance. "By simplifying and streamlining
the architecture needed to manage a wide range of protocols, that
now includes iSCSI, NetApp customers can use CommandCentral Storage
software to help lower storage management costs, maximise their
storage utilisation, and improve business productivity and
"CommandCentral Storage 5.0 combined with NetApp SAN & NAS
solutions provides a comprehensive solution that enables
organisations to spend less on storage while improving storage
operations across physical and virtual environments," said Rob
Soderbery, senior vice president of Symantec's Storage Foundation
Group. "IT organisations need to have visibility and control over
their heterogeneous storage infrastructure to effectively deliver
storage services to the business."
For more information on NetApp CommandCentral Storage 5.0, please
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