Crossroads Pushing VTL Solution to System i Customers
June 16, 2009 Alex Woodie
There is a resurgence of interest in delivering virtual tape library (VTL) solutions to System i shops, and one of the companies driving that resurgence is Crossroads Systems. Crossroads develops and sells a VTL appliance called the Virtual TapeServer (VTS) that offers close integration with the IBM i OS server (Power Systems). An OEM to tier-one storage providers for many years, the Austin, Texas, firm is now counting on the VTS to help drive its new sales strategy.
Crossroads has a long history in the enterprise storage market. Much of its business has been based around its core technology,