Today Xiotech announed a partnership between their own Intelligent Storage Element blades with FileStore (from Symantec), which provides scalability and enhanced performance for HPC and enterprise users. In addition to greater performance, this pairing also results in cost savings and greater security as well as the ability for scalability options. Xiotech calls this combined solution ISE NAS and states that this solution can scale out up to two petabytes in one cluster. Interested? Well, you’re going to have to wait until June, folks. Nonetheless, it’s worth getting your fill of information on the concept now as more companies appear poised to partner with firms like Symantec.