Overland Storage, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVRL), a leading provider of storage solutions, today announced that it has completed compatibility testing of Emulex Corporation’s (NYSE: ELX) 2 Gb/s family of Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) with Overland’s Storage Resource Manager (SRM) software. Overland SRM customers now can benefit from complementary Emulex products in their storage area networks.
“Interoperability is key in today’s increasingly complex IT environments,” said John Cloyd, vice president and general manager of Overland’s storage management business unit. “Working with interoperability partners like Emulex demonstrates to our customers that industry-leading products can work together, resulting in greater productivity and guaranteeing ROI faster than what is currently expected.”
IT professionals selecting Emulex products can be confident they will work seamlessly with Overland as a result of the SRM software’s open architecture.
“Overland SRM’s compatibility with Emulex’s 2 Gb/s family of HBAs provides end users with a cost-effective, scalable and heterogeneous product offering,” said Mike Smith, executive vice president of worldwide marketing for Emulex. “As the world’s leading supplier of HBAs, Emulex will continue to work closely with companies like Overland to ensure the deployment of high performance storage networking solutions.”
Overland SRM lets IT departments know exactly what data resides on the network, what should be saved, what can be moved to tape storage and what can be deleted. It helps to increase network reliability, strategically deploy existing and future assets, and facilitate backup and disaster recovery in heterogeneous environments. Features include automated policy management, instant reporting, comprehensive notification tools, and easy storage and system performance tracking.
About Overland Storage
Overland Storage, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVRL) is a leading global supplier of innovative hardware and software storage solutions for mid-range computer networks. The company’s reputation for delivering high availability products, including its award-winning automated storage libraries and the industry’s first family of fully open storage management software solutions, sets the standard for intelligent, automated and scalable storage. Overland sells its products worldwide through leading OEMs, commercial distributors, storage integrators and value-added resellers. For more information, visit Overland’s Web site at http://www.overlandstorage.co.uk
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