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LeftHand Networks Inc. of Boulder, Colo., is adding support for IBM System x3650 servers to its iSCSI-based storage area network server software, the SAN/iQ.
By using commodity servers with LeftHand software, users can save up to 60 percent of the cost of a packaged SAN, said John Fanelli, vice president of marketing for LeftHand. The IBM x3650 configuration can hold up to 1.8TB of data.

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