Nirvanix, Luminex Tie On Mainframe Cloud Storage

San Diego-based cloud storage provider Nirvanix and virtual tape storage products firm Lumnix, which is based in Riverside, said today that they have teamed to ship a cloud-based, tape storage product aimed at the mainframe environment. According to the two, they have created the first, cloud-based product which allows mainframe customers to store their mainframe tape volumes in the Nirvanix storage cloud. Pricing on the new product was not announced. The two said that LUMNIX CloudSafe will allow customers to vault their mainframe tape volumes in the cloud, and access them anywhere. The companies said the solution supports z/OS, z/VM, z/VSE, and S/390 operating systems.