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SAN Interoperability The capability of two or more hardware devices or two or more software routines to work harmoniously together. For example, in an Ethernet network, display adapters, hubs, switches and routers from different vendors must conform to the Ethernet standard and interoperate with each other.  Demonstrations at SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association, San Francisco, CA, www.snia.org) An organization devoted to the advancement of mission critical storage systems. Founded in 1997, its goal is to determine the standards that must be developed to allow hosts and storage systems to interact via  Technology Center to

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Legato Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:LGTO LGTO Legato Systems (stock symbol) ), a worldwide leader in enterprise storage management software, demonatrated its support for the Storage Networking Industry Association's (SNIA's) Technology Center Grand Opening today in Colorado Springs, CO. The 14,000+ square foot center, the largest independent storage networking complex in the world, will support the SNIA by providing testing laboratories as well as educational and training facilities. The center will also facilitate the gathering of work groups to progress the study, development and recommendation of storage standards to the appropriate standards bodies Following are some of the standards bodies defined in this database. For Windows users of CDE, look up Lessons/Review/Associations. For Web users of CDE's online HTML version, review the Lessons list at the bottom of the definition.

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Legato recognizes the value of the SNIA Technology Center towards the evolution of storage standards, and is participating at the grand opening as a Platinum sponsor and in interoperable Storage Area Network (SAN) demonstrations utilizing Legato NetWorker(R), GEMS(TM) SmartMedia(R) and Legato Celestra(TM) Power.

On an ongoing basis, Legato intends to utilize the state of the art facilities to evaluate enterprise storage systems, and participate in work-groups and activities related to advancing the state of storage technology through open, standards-based solutions.

In the Extended Copy SAN demonstration, Legato will showcase NetWorker 6.0.1, Celestra Power 1.5, and its newly released Celestra Module for Oracle in collaboration with today's leading storage vendors to deliver live, serverless, LAN-free database protection utilizing the Extended Copy protocol embedded Inserted into. See embedded system.  in SAN devices. The ability to free LAN (Local Area Network) A communications network that serves users within a confined geographical area. The "clients" are the user's workstations typically running Windows, although Mac and Linux clients are also used.  and Oracle server resources from the impact of backup operations, delivers a powerful solution for achieving 24x7 high performance Oracle access and comprehensive, fail-safe data protection, eliminating the need for a backup window. In the Storage over WAN solution demonstration, NetWorker and GEMS SmartMedia will be showcased demonstrating the ability to achieve advanced data protection with maximum utilization of library resources through dynamic drive sharing, in a SAN/WAN connected environment.

"Standards based storage networking solutions are critical to addressing today's -- and tomorrow's -- complex storage requirements," said Jim Chappell, senior vice president, marketing and business planning, Legato Systems. "As a champion in the delivery of open, interoperable storage management solutions for the hererogeneous enterprise, Legato commends the SNIA for their contribution and strong advocacy of storage networking standards, and looks forward to a prosperous partnership with the Technology Center."

"With today's Grand Opening of the SNIA Technology Center, the SNIA membership has succeeded in building an environment that will, without a doubt, help to accelerate our mission -- the promotion and evolution of storage networking," said Larry Krantz Krantz is the name of two persons:
  • Kermit E Krantz Physician and inventor
  • Grover Krantz Bigfoot researcher
, chairman of the SNIA. "The SNIA education, training and standards developments are ultimately the future of storage networking. We believe that the SNIA Technology Center is a giant step toward supplying vendors, providers and more importantly, customers, with a centralized cen·tral·ize  
v. cen·tral·ized, cen·tral·iz·ing, cen·tral·iz·es

v.tr.
1. To draw into or toward a center; consolidate.

2.
 storage network resource for years to come."

About the Technology Center

As a laboratory, the Technology Center embodies the SNIA vision by offering this new facility and providing members with the opportunity to profile enterprise storage systems, computing platforms See platform.  -- including Fibre Channel and NAS (1) See network access server.

(2) (Network Attached Storage) A specialized file server that connects to the network. A NAS device contains a slimmed-down operating system and a file system and processes only I/O requests by supporting the popular
 infrastructures -- and products. With its Grand Opening today, the SNIA Technology Center will showcase the development and testing of advanced network storage technolgies that require interoperability of multi-vendor storage products.

The SNIA is dedicated to ensuring that storage networks become a completed and trusted solution across the IT community, and fulfills this mission by bringing together vendors and IT staff from the storage industry to define product requirements. For more details on the SNIA Technology Center, visit the SNIA Web site at http://www.snia.org.

About the SNIA

The Storage Networking Industry Assocition (SNIA) is a not-for-profit organization, made up of 150 companies and individuals spanning virtually the entire storage industry. SNIA members share a common goal: to set the pace of the industry by ensuring that storage networks become efficient, complete and trusted solutions across the IT community. To this end the SNIA is uniquely committed to delivering standards, education and services that will propel open storage networking solutions into the broader market. For information, contact the SNIA at 650/949-6720 or via e-mail at executivedirector@snia.org, or visit the SNIA web site at http://www.snia.org.

About Legato Systems

Legato Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:LGTO), is a worldwide leader in enterprise storage management and application availability. Helping companies leverage business-critical, corporate data assets, Legato's products and services enable information continuance The adjournment or postponement of an action pending in a court to a later date of the same or another session of the court, granted by a court in response to a motion made by a party to a lawsuit. , a seamless approach to the movement, management and protection of data throughout an enterprise. Founded in 1988, Legato serves Fortune 1000 companies and has become the recognized industry standard for storage management software products, currently shipping to 30 of the 50 Fortune "e-50" top businesses. Legato's products are available through a network of Legato licensed resellers, integrators, OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and  partners and directly from Legato. Legato is a founding member of the Storage Networking Industry Association An association of producers and consumers of storage networking products, whose goal is to further storage networking technology and applications. The Storage Networking Industry Association, or SNIA . More information is available at www.legato.com. Telephone: 650.210.7000.

Note to Editors: The Legato logo design, Legato, Legato NetWorker, Octopus, SmartMedia and BudTool are registered trademarks; Celestra, Co-StandbyServer, GEMS and StandbyServer are trademarks; and San Academy is a servicemark of Legato Systems, Inc. All other brand names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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