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ALSO CALLED: Storage Management Initiative Specification, Bluefin
DEFINITION: Standard developed by the Storage Network Industry Association (SNIA) that is intended to facilitate the management of storage devices from multiple vendors in storage area networks (SANs). The specification was formerly called Bluefin. SMI-S defines common attributes for each component in a SAN. The specification is platform-independent and extensible. This makes it possible to add new devices to  … 
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Storage Management as a Service: Using SaaS to Revolutionize SRM
sponsored by Diogenes Labs
WHITE PAPER: Storage management software is a number one purchasing priority for IT managers and Software as a Service (SaaS) applications have become the most viable and practical solution.
Posted: 23 May 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Diogenes Labs

Reduce Operating Expenses with SRM: Standards-based Approach Extends Management to Third-party Devices and Tape Libraries
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Efficiently managing your storage resources is becoming increasingly challenging. Download this white paper today and discover a strategic approach to monitoring and managing all aspects of your storage assets.
Posted: 22 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Quantum Corporation
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SMI-S DEFINITION (continued): … Standard developed by the Storage Network Industry Association (SNIA) that is intended to facilitate the management of storage devices from multiple vendors in storage area networks (SANs). The specification was formerly called Bluefin. SMI-S defines common attributes for each component in a SAN. The specification is platform-independent and extensible. This makes it possible to add new devices to a SAN with a minimum of difficulty. SMI-S can allow SAN managers to oversee all aspects of a network from a single point.Visit WhatIs.com - a knowledge exploration and self-education tool about information technology.

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