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DataDirect to Launch SAN Product Line

DataDirect Networks Inc. Monday announced it will debut the first in a family of advanced enabling infrastructure technology solutions. The product will be unveiled at Network Interop 2000 in Las Vegas, May 9-11.

The SAN DataDirector is part of the company's SANappliances product line. DataDirector is a network infrastructure device that incorporates the key functionality of current SANs into a single plug-and-play appliance that makes it easier to build and manage a SAN.

"The explosive growth of the Internet has brought a fundamental change in the makeup of data, with video, sound and images now being as much a part of the mix of data as text and numbers," explained Alex Bouzari, chief executive officer, DataDirect Networks.

"Dot-coms and their remote data centers need a rock solid network infrastructure designed to broadly support this new mix of streaming data, maximizing quality of service, while minimizing total cost of ownership," he said. "Our development an enabling infrastructure technology, addresses and solves these pressing requirements for corporate and e-business streaming applications."