Affordable IP SAN solution will leverage MegaRAID(R) data protection
MILPITAS, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LSI Logic Corporation
(NYSE: LSI) today announced a licensing agreement with PyX Technologies
(Nasdaq: SBEI), which will allow LSI Logic to bring a cost-effective,
intelligent iSCSI MegaRAID(R) solution to entry-level and mid-range servers
and external IP SAN (Storage Area Network) environments.
"By collaborating with PyX Technologies, we discovered opportunities to
leverage our industry-leading storage adapter family, and provide users with
an affordable IP SAN solution offering superior data protection," said Ken
Zarrabi, senior strategic marketing manager for the LSI Logic RAID Storage
Adapter division. "We are excited to team with PyX as they have accelerated
our effort to bring iSCSI products to market."
LSI Logic will use PyX's iSCSI target software, fully compliant with the
IETF RFC 3270 standard. The software delivers enterprise-level SAN performance
by load balancing across multiple network interface ports, and employing
uniform, multi-path technology to ensure seamless data transmission. The
storage-independent architecture of the PyX iSCSI software allows customers to
conveniently and cost-effectively integrate the benefits of SANs using their
existing networking investments.
LSI Logic is recognized worldwide as the leader in developing storage
industry technology standards, and is the only company that delivers first-to-
market storage products across all critical interface technologies. The
company is the leading third-party supplier of host-based RAID to the global
PC and server markets with more than two million RAID solutions shipped. LSI
Logic is shaping the future of storage at the core of every business level.
"Combining our iSCSI software with LSI Logic's expertise in next
generation storage adapters allows us to build more complete and robust
storage solutions for enterprise-level environments," said Andre Hedrick,
president and chief technical officer of PyX Technologies. "The collaborative
solutions born from this technology partnership will fulfill the exploding
demand for reliable, fast and fault-tolerant data transmission and storage at
a value price."
About LSI Logic Corporation
LSI Logic Corporation focuses on the design and production of high-
performance semiconductors for Consumer, Communications and Storage
applications that access, interconnect and store data, voice and video. LSI
Logic engineers incorporate reusable, industry-standard intellectual property
building blocks that serve as the heart of leading-edge systems. LSI Logic
serves its global OEM, channel and distribution customers with Platform ASICs,
standard-cell ASICs, standard products, host bus adapters, RAID controllers
and software. In addition, the company supplies storage network solutions for
the enterprise. LSI Logic is headquartered at 1621 Barber Lane, Milpitas, CA
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