Nexsan, Luminex Partner On Mainframe Storage

Woodland Hills-based Nexsan Technologies ( and Luminex Softare has partnered to market a mainframe storage platform. The Luminex Virtual BLUE 3990 DASD Control Unit and Virtual BLUE VTS Tape Control Unit have been combined with Nexsan disk storage arrays to allow IBM and plug-compatible mainframes to directly connect to Nexsan's RAID arrays via the ESCON I/O channel protocol.