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