The SNIA-CTP encompasses both the management software and hardware infrastructure, bringing the industry closer to providing IT users with trusted storage management solutions that help ease their management complexity.
Linked from the SNIA-CTP pages for conformant providers, these vendor sites provide useful information for installing and configuring SMI-S support for conformant products.
These changes are expected to greatly increase the participation of the vendors in the SNIA-CTP program.
HCL's significant contribution to the SNIA-CTP program since the beginning of the 2003 initiative and the company's support at all critical milestones have been instrumental in faster adoption of the SMI-S Standard," said Ed von Adelung, Chair, Interoperability Committee, SNIA.
The results of the SNIA-CTP
for client applications offer yet another proof point that AppIQ is the undisputed leader in delivering standards-based management of heterogeneous storage infrastructure," said Ash Ashutosh, AppIQ Chief Technical Officer.
The first vendors to pass the SNIA-CTP SMI-S Client suite for storage management applications include AppIQ, Inc.
The fact that the SNIA-CTP now encompasses both the management software and hardware infrastructure brings the industry one big step closer to providing IT users with trusted storage management solutions that help ease their management complexity.
Products that pass the SNIA-CTP for SMI-S offer IT professionals more confidence in their ability to manage heterogeneous storage environments with the technology they are purchasing -- reducing the challenges associated with deploying complex networked storage solutions.