IP-SAN is receiving wide acceptance

DQI Bureau
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What are the growth opportunities of IP-SAN in the Indian


IP-SAN has gone through extensive validations and the good news is that it
now stands tall in its own right with acceptance and endorsements from one and

all. Now there is a built-in support for iSCSI (including SAN boot) in all major

operating systems. With its attractive performance, promises to scale-up and

scale-out, combined with ease of management, iSCSI is on its way to establish

itself as the undisputed leader in the SAN arena. Moreover, industry analysts

also project that iSCSI is going to enjoy a phenomenal growth and market

dominance in the coming years.

We expect the Indian market, which is enjoying a mercurial

growth in IT and storage, to ride on this and enjoy more than 25% growth per

year. iSCSI has had many early adopters and this, in turn, has helped establish


What is AMI Indias contribution to AMI Inc, and your

strategy for the Indian market?

AMI India engineers work along with engineers from AMI USA and Taiwan in

bringing out new products and solutions. Specific to India, we have planned a

y-o-y growth of 40% keeping in mind the high technically skilled manpower. The

thrust areas for us are storage, BIOS, the vehicle tracking system and our



How has been the retail divisions performance so far?

AMI Indias retail division caters to the Middle East and South Asian
markets. Our flagship products such as BIOS, storage, diagnostics, and vehicle

tracking systems have been the front-runners. In order to sell enterprise

wireless LAN solution in the SAARC region we have partnered with USA-based Strix

Systems as a value added reseller.


Any products for the SMB segment?

AMI has introduced StorTrends family of consolidated and virtualized storage
server products to the market, which have features and performance that make

them ideal for the SMB segment. With inherent dual-dialect support, StorTrends

offers an all-in-one solution for NAS and SAN networks. The advantage is that

one single console can manage the StorTrends iTX and StorTrends NAS servers.

Further, planning and tracking of storage resources across the enterprisers is

much easier. The dual dialect support ensures two-way treatment, as far as

storage of data is concerned.

H Chethana Gadiyar