For instance, Storability Software (a provider of Enterprise Storage Resource Management
solutions) developed Global Storage Manager, a storage management solution for multi-vendor environments.
The enterprise storage resource management
(SRM) segment will be the main driver of growth in the worldwide storage management market in 2003, as the segment is expected to grow 11.3 percent in 2003.
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Enterprise Storage Resource Management
expands on basic SRM and adds provisioning and automation tools to the mix.
Storage Network Management Working Group (SNMWG) was formed to focus on getting the industry to step up to and build standard interfaces which will provide information to do all of the Enterprise Storage Resource Management (ESRM) disciplines.
The following management disciplines are all part of Enterprise Storage Resource Management:
The Disk Resource Management group (DRMG) was created to focus on standard APIs for the high-end disk intelligent storage facilities to support the Enterprise Storage Resource Management
(ESRM) disciplines such as: