According to the two companies, the agreement will also serve to promote integration of Network Appliance's software applications with IBM's Tivoli Storage Manager product line. The IBM software is a backup and recovery package designed specifically for use with its partner's products. In addition, Network Appliance said it would position IBM as its preferred supplier of tape systems in its NetApp products.Read more at CNET
IBM and NetApp form alliance against EMC
Posted on Friday, Apr 08 2005 @ 15:09 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
IBM and NetApp formed a manufacturing alliance to gain marketshare from market leader EMC in the storage products market.