StorageTek to OEM FalconStor. (Storage News Review).StorageTek is set to 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 custom software from virtualization An umbrella term for enhancing a computer's ability to do work. Following are the ways virtualization is used.
Partitioning the computer's memory into separate and isolated "virtual machines" simulates multiple machines within one physical computer. specialist FalconStor Software Inc in order to add data replication functions to the ATA-based disk devices it launched late last year.
In the short term Storage Technology Corp will resell FalconStor's IPStor software, adding the product to the handful of other third-party software applications which already sells.
By around August this year, the company says that it and FalconStor will have jointly developed a custom heterogeneous data replication appliance which will be badged as a StorageTek device.
The deal is the first OEM arrangement for FalconStor, whose major resellers to date have been Acer Acer
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StorageTek estimates that around 25% of the buyers of its BladeStore ATA (1) (AT Attachment) The specification for IDE drives. See IDE.
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"But the FalconStor software buys you the ability to replicate over IP or Fibre Channel to a remote site," a StorageTek spokesperson said.
When the data replication engine ships it will be priced between $40,000 and $60,000, StorageTek said. Like the FalconStor IP software, it will be based on either a Solaris or Linux server.
StorageTek declined to say how much Bladestore hardware it has sold, other than that sales are "on track." FalconStor, which is both a start-up and a listed company listed company n → compañía cotizable
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listed company list n → sells virtualization software only, and like other virtualization suppliers is gaining market traction slowly. It reported revenue of $10.6m last year, up from $5.6m in 2001, with a net loss of $11.5m compared to $10.1m in 2001.