IP storage products and vendors

3ware Inc.

Mountain View, Calif.

  • Palisade IP storage array

  • Escalade IP storage switch

Adaptec Inc.

Milpitas, Calif.

  • ASA-7211 iSCSI host bus adapter with full TCP and iSCSI protocol processing off-load capability

  • ASR-7500 FC-iSCSI/FCIP adapter

Alacritech Inc.

San Jose

  • The company offers the Alacritech 1000x1 Server and Storage Accelerator and the Alacritech 100x4 Quad-Port Server Accelerator TCP off-load adapters. Alacritech hasn't yet announced its iSCSI off-load adapter product.

Cisco Systems Inc.

San Jose

  • SN 5420 IP Storage Router

Emulex Corp.

Costa Mesa, Calif.

  • GN9000/SI TOE iSCSI host bus adapter

  • The company says prices will be lower than Fibre Channel adapters.


  • IBM TotalStorage 200i iSCSI storage array

Maranti Networks Inc.

Milpitas, Calif.

  • This start-up is developing enterprise-class multiprotocol storage switches that support both iSCSI and Fibre Channel.

Nishan Systems Inc.

San Jose

  • IPS 2000 IP Storage Switch connects SCSI storage to a Gigabit Ethernet IP storage-area network.

  • IPS 3000 Storage Switch links iSCSI and Fibre Channel networks.

Pirus Networks

Acton, Mass.

  • Pirus Storage Utility Switch handles iSCSI and Fibre Channel protocol conversions.

QLogic Corp.

Aliso Viejo, Calif.

  • SANBlade 4000 series Gigabit Ethernet full off-load iSCSI host bus adapter

Rhapsody Networks

Fremont, Calif.

  • This start-up is working on scalable multiprotocol storage switches that support both iSCSI and Fibre Channel.


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