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Europe IP storage initiative.

The Storage Networking Industry Association Europe (SNIA Europe) today announced the formation of the IP Storage Initiative (IPSI). The SNIA Europe IPSI has been formed to evangelise, market, promote and accelerate the adoption of standards-based block storage networking solutions that utilise IP networks. At the IPSI committee's first meeting at SNW Europe in Frankfurt last week, Russ Johnson from Adaptec was elected to chair the initiative by IPSI's founding members: ACAL, Adaptee, Brocade, Cisco Systems, FM, hps, McDsta, Network Appliance and RELData. Mantled Buchmann of Network Appliance and Waiter Dey of Cisco Systems were elected to serve as vice chairs.

About the SNIA Europe IPS Initiative The IP Storage Initiative is focused on driving the broad adoption of IP-based SAN storage solutions. The committee fulfills its mission by:

* Promoting IP storage, its standards, and the industries' implementation of these standards

* Promoting the value of IP Storage solutions to the industry and its customers

* Accelerating the SNIA's evolution to a worldwide organisation embracing all storage networking technologies

* Conducting and promoting interoperability demonstrations and plug-fests.

* Conducting and engaging SNIA committees, to accomplish extensive education and end user outreach programmes.
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Title Annotation:IT News
Publication:Database and Network Journal
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Oct 1, 2004
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