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IBM is buying Storwize for its real-time, inline data compression technology and products. Storwize produces appliances, the STN-2100 and STN-6000, which sit in front of NAS (network-attached storage) arrays and compress data being written to the array, using Lempel-Ziv algorithms in its Random Access Compression Engine (RACE …

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  1. David Halko
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    IBM Catching Up...

    Chris writes, "IBM is buying Storwize for its real-time, inline data compression technology and products."

    Now, IBM will have a story to tell customers how they can compete with Compression under Solaris ZFS.

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