Engenio Information Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of innovative and highly scalable modular storage systems for the open enterprise, today announced that it has broadened its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Sun Microsystems, Inc. Under terms of the expanded agreement, Engenio will provide Sun with new modular storage technology and will co-develop future Sun storage products.
"Were delighted to renew our partnership with Sun as they enhance their storage portfolio," said Tom Georgens, Engenio President and Chief Executive Officer. "Our companies have enjoyed a successful track record in teaming together to provide Sun customers with innovative storage solutions. Were excited to continue building upon that success."
The first Sun product to emerge through the new arrangement was announced at Storage Networking World, a leading conference for IT managers, storage architects and infrastructure professionals in Orlando, Florida.
"The OEM relationship with Engenio continues Sun's strategy to provide the best solution for specific environments. The Engenio mid-range controller will serve Sun well in providing a proven storage system for the mid-tier market," said Evaluator Group Senior Partner Randy Kerns.