This excerpt taken from the GPS 10-K filed Mar 28, 2006.
* Storage Management
A major component of the IBM midrange solution will be a consolidation of the * storage islands into an enterprise * solution that will enable the following.
IBM will create a * for Gap that will provide *. By using *, IBM will minimize storage down time. IBM has
selected * that boast high reliability for this solution. IBM is confident in this solution due to the extensive experience of the IBM service delivery personnel with this type of *. All storage devices will be utilizing * in servers disk, tape and *. In preparing the detail plan, Supplier will evaluate solutions in addition to *.
Additionally, IBM has designed a * to provide the best use of high availability disk for active data and tier the storage using *. Using the IBM * to migrate the data, IBM will exploit better device utilization and an introduction of the *. The objective is to *. Exploiting this device utilization will allow IBM to *. This storage pooling concept will be deployed to accommodate *. Using the IBM * allows cost productive use of the * to better accommodate data promotion and demotion across the tiers based on pre-defined thresholds. With *, better performance will prepare the way for data management that will maximize the movement of data between the tiers. ( Again suggesting * to validate stated performance improvement.)