Remember the classic Dr. Seuss tale of the North-going Zax and the South-going Zax? The two identical creatures meet face-to-face, stopping in their tracks. But both are too proud and stubborn to change their course or move aside, so they just stand there, nose-to-nose, as seasons pass and technology evolves all around them.
Weary storage administrators rejoice, because the first comprehensive storage management solutions are finally here. Fujitsu Software Technology Corp.'s Storage Manager and TrueSAN Networks Inc.'s CloudBreak software deliver a range of functionality, including data management, storage resource management, virtualization, and monitoring -- all through a single interface.