Storage management services company Storage Networks, Inc., today announced a new service called STORfusion(SM), which is designed to enable telecommunications companies and computing, network, and infrastructure-based service providers to rapidly enter the data storage management services market. In a related announcement, StorageNetworks(SM) stated today that Fujitsu Limited has chosen STORfusion as the storage service management platform for their offering in Japan.
"The StorageNetworks STORfusion service enables service provider customers to tap into the rapidly growing $100 billion storage industry and into what is quickly becoming one of the hottest segments of the IT industry - data storage management services," said Doug Chandler, a program manager at International Data Corp. (IDC). "With the launch of the STORfusion service, StorageNetworks continues to execute on its strategy to deliver a robust and heterogeneous software platform for data storage management."
According to the company, the STORfusion service consists of StorageNetworks' software, processes, and 24x7 global monitoring and management capabilities. Specifically, the software includes StorageNetworks STORos(SM) storage operating system, Virtual Storage Portal(SM) (VSP(SM)) storage service management software, and STORvision(SM) command and control software.