Reprints from my posting to SAN-Tech Mailing List and ...


[san-tech][02994] EMC&IBM:Mainframe用ストレージで広範なライセンスを締結

Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2011 13:30:47 +0900
EMCのプレスリリースです (IBM Press Releaseでは見つかりませんね):

"EMC and IBM Extend Interoperability Licensing Agreement for IBM
 Zenterprise Mainframe System Storage Interfaces"
 February 28, 2011

  "EMC Corporation and IBM Corporation today announced the extension
   of a technology licensing agreement that enables customers to
   install and utilize EMC and IBM products in heterogeneous IBM
   zEnterprise mainframe server environments.

   The multi-year agreement facilitates interoperability of EMC
   Symmetrix DMX and VMAX storage systems with IBM Peer-to-Peer Remote
   Copy and Extended Remote Copy (XRC) functions. The licensing
   agreement also covers additional IBM interfaces, including FlashCopy,
   Multiple Allegiance, Parallel Access Volumes (PAV), Dynamic PAV,
   and HyperPAV, which are supported on EMC Symmetrix systems."

"IBM re-ups mainframe interface licensing with EMC"
 1st March 2011

  "IBM wriggled out of the consent decree in January 1996, and the
   portions of the agreement between Uncle Sam and Big Blue relating
   to the mainframe expired in July 2000 and for the AS/400 in July
   2001. IBM does not, in fact, have to provide EMC with jack. But
   IBM has learned that sharing and competing is just easier and


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