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SANavigator Signs Integrators To Distribute Software

SANavigator Inc. announced it has signed four high-end integrators who will offer the company's platform-independent SAN management application, SANavigator(TM), in SAN installations.

BigStorage Inc., based in San Francisco, Calif., InSync Microproducts, based in El Monte, Calif., Patuxent Technology, based in Columbia, Maryland, and Houston, Texas-based R Associates Inc. will be offering SANavigator software.

"It is gratifying to have such support and the endorsement of our product from these companies," said Steve Hindman, senior software product manager of SANavigator Inc. "Our goal is to make this unique product the software standard for the SAN industry, and these integrators will help us achieve that."

SANavigator Version 2.0 is a Java-based storage management application that operates as a host for other storage management applications, utilities and tools from major storage vendors, and includes an Auto Discovery feature that performs a complete inventory of all SAN resources. Along with comprehensive SAN management, SANavigator 2.0 offers support for the SNIA's HBA API standard for in-band discovery, and support for remote SAN monitoring via wirelessly connected Palm handhelds.