JNI Corp Shows InfiniBand Products and Solutions; iSCSI Tech Demo and 'Best-of-Breed' Solaris 2 Gb Storage Network At COMDEX.
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COMDEX The former, premier computer trade show in the U.S. Although it grew into an end user event, it was originally created for dealers and distributors (it was the COMputer Dealers EXposition). Fall 2001
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JNI (Java Native Interface) A programming interface (API) in Sun's Java Virtual Machine used for calling native platform elements such as GUI routines. RNI (Raw Native Interface) is the JNI counterpart in Microsoft's Java Virtual Machine.
JNI - Java Native Interface (R) Corporation (Nasdaq:JNIC JNIC Joint National Integration Center ), a leading provider of enterprise storage connectivity products, will feature its new InfiniBand HCA HCA,
n.pr See acid, hydroxycitric. Modules and its drivers in a working InfiniBand demonstrations; a technology demonstration of its iSCSI storage adapter; and a high-performance 2 Gb Ready(TM) FibreStar(R) Fibre Channel host bus adapters in a 'Best of Breed' Solaris 2 Gb Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN) demonstration at COMDEX Fall 2001, Nov. 12-16 in Las Vegas.
JNI's demonstration is in two locations, HRM-08 in the Las Vegas Hilton The Las Vegas Hilton is a hotel, casino, and convention center in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is a joint venture between Colony Capital, which owns 60 percent, and New York City-based REIT Whitehall Street Real Estate Funds, which owns the remaining 40 percent. , and in the FCIA FCIA
See: Foreign Credit Insurance Association Fibre Channel Solutions Area, booth number L2029 in the North Hall of the adjacent Las Vegas Convention Center The Las Vegas Convention Center is owned and operated by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and is located in Clark County, Nevada. It is one of the largest Convention centers in the world. At the end of 2004, the center had 3. .
JNI is demonstrating products and technologies focused on three major areas:
-- InfiniBand -- JNI is showing its new InfiniStar(TM) 2.5 Gb and 10 Gb HCA Modules, which were announced earlier this week at the InfiniBand Solutions Conference in Los Angeles. The result of joint development between JNI and Mellanox Technologies, the new JNI InfiniStar HCA Modules offer a method of clustering servers and connecting to storage through and InfiniBand-enabled switch. (For more information on JNI's InfiniBand strategy and products, please see the news releases from Nov. 7, or log into www.jni.com/Products/ib.cfm.) -- Fibre Channel -- JNI is showing its 'Best of Breed' 2 Gb Fibre Channel SAN, which features JNI's 2 Gb Ready(TM) FCC-6460 CompactPCI host bus adapters; a Sun Microsystems 3800 Midframe server; a Brocade 3800 2 Gb Fibre Channel switch; a Hitachi Data Systems 9200 2 Gb RAID; and a StorageTek 9840B 2 Gb tape backup device. The SAN is managed with the latest version of Veritas SANpoint Control and JNI's EZ Fibre configuration and management software. The package represents a complete enterprise-quality SAN using industry-leading components with 2 Gb speeds enabled from end-to-end. -- iSCSI -- JNI is showing a technology demonstration of its enterprise-quality storage networking software running on an iSCSI host bus adapter, all supported by JNI.
"In April JNI pledged to show customers products in Fibre Channel, InfiniBand and iSCSI at COMDEX, and we have delivered on that promise," said Neal Waddington, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of JNI Corporation. "Fulfilling the strategy I have outlined since that time, we are first to market with a 10 Gb InfiniBand HCA Module, first to market with 2 Gb CompactPCI and SBus Fibre Channel HBAs; and producing iSCSI solutions on a time-to-market basis with the rest of the industry. Comdex attendees will be the first to see these public demonstrations, which reinforce our commitment to expanding on our core Fibre Channel base, to encompass enterprise-quality connectivity solutions that includes InfiniBand and iSCSI technology."
About JNI Corporation
JNI Corporation is one of the leading manufacturers of connectivity product for the enterprise data center and the leading provider of Fibre Channel-based host bus adapters (HBAs) for Solaris servers. JNI offers a broad line of HBAs, ASICs and software for storage area networks, as well as HCA Modules for InfiniBand. JNI's PCI (1) (Payment Card Industry) See PCI DSS.
(2) (Peripheral Component Interconnect) The most widely used I/O bus (peripheral bus). products operate on Solaris, Windows 2000, Windows NT, HP-UX HP's version of Unix that runs on its 9000 family. It is based on SVID and incorporates features from BSD Unix along with several HP innovations.
(operating system) HP-UX - The version of Unix running on Hewlett-Packard workstations. , AIX, Novell, Linux and Mac OS systems. JNI's SBus and CompactPCI products run on Solaris. JNI customers, distributors and strategic partners include Acal FCS, Avid, Bell Microproducts, Brocade, Chaparral, Compaq StorageWorks, Consan, Crossroads, EMC (1) (EMC Corporation, Hopkinton, MA, www.emc.com) The leading supplier of storage products for midrange computers and mainframes. Founded in 1979 by Richard J. Egan and Roger Marino, EMC has developed advanced storage and retrieval technologies for the world's largest companies. , Eurologic, Gadzoox, GE Access, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi Data Systems See HDS. , IBM, Info X, LSI Logic, McDATA, Mellanox Technologies, Nishan Systems, StorageTek, Sun Microsystems, TidalWire and Veritas. Company headquarters are in San Diego, with offices throughout the U.S. and Munich (Munchen), Germany.
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With the exception of historical information, the statements set forth above include forward-looking statements (including, without limitation, express or implied statements about JNI's ability to timely develop InfiniBand and iSCSI products that achieve market acceptance) that involve risk and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These risks include: the rapidly changing technology in JNI's markets; the evolving industry standards; frequent introductions of new products and enhancements; the very early stage of development of the InfiniBand market; the company's reliance on certain contract manufacturers, OEMs, distributors and key customers and the other risks discussed in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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