Oracle and Sun's StorageTek tape business
Oracle should keep Sun's StorageTek tape business.
Tape is still strategic.
Pillar Data storage could be resold by Oracle's Sun hardware unit in an Oracle-Sun-Pillar combination, threatening Sun's existing HDS OEM deal. The rumours, floated in ComputerWorld, Pillar has replaced Intel solid state drives with ones from STEC Pillar's Axiom array scales to 1.6PB of tiered storage which can be tuned to …
Most of the resellers I know would not sell Pillar. Pillar has a really bad track record for reliability. The original premise was good, but when you cannot access your data for a month, (this happen to several customers here) it cannot be considered an Enterprise Array. Pillar is not HDS competition.
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