July 20, 2009 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Life has patterns, and Big Blue tends to be fairly regular. It’s July, so it is reasonable to expect some kind of Power Systems storage announcements. And indeed, last week IBM did make some tweaks to various storage products to bring the i 6.1 platform into the fold as a peer to other operating systems using some of its more sophisticated storage technologies.
Last week, IBM announced support for i 6.1 with the XIV Storage System, the clustered disk arrays that Big Blue acquired when it bought the Israeli company called XIV, which was backed by one of EMC‘s