Sun expands its storage portfolio

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SANTA CLARA: Sun Microsystems Inc. has introduced its StorageTek 9990V Enterprise Storage System, adding to its storage virtualization portfolio concurrent with its partner Hitachi Data Systems.


It complements OpenSolaris storage community and affirms ongoing relationship with Hitachi Data Systems, Sun said in a statement.

The new Sun StorageTek 9990V storage system delivers performance and scalability along with new thin provisioning capabilities with Dynamic Provisioning software that improves storage utilization, saves money and gives customers an easy, transparent way of adding additional storage as needed over time.

It expands Sun's StorageTek 9900 product family to include the enterprise-entry Sun StorageTek 9985, Sun StorageTek 9990 storage system for the data center and new Sun StorageTek 9990V storage offering for the highest-end of the data center market.

”Sun and Hitachi Data Systems have a rich history of solving complex data management problems that reduce time-to-market and total cost of ownership for high-end enterprise customers. Together we have helped thousands of enterprises in all industries across the globe address their unique data management challenges,” said Nigel Dessau, senior vice-president of marketing and business operations, Storage, Sun Microsystems, Inc.