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Storage Manager(s) software

I am really curious about a storage device management GUI named "SMclient". At my previous job at Wake Forest, we used an IBM GPFS storage system. The software used to manage it was SMclient, with SM, I assume, meaning "Storage Manager". It's a Java-based GUI. There is also a command line interface, SMcli.

Here at Drexel's URCF, we have a Dell High Availability NFS storage system, using a MD3260 storage device and HA front-ends using Red Hat's High Availability Add-On and XFS. Anyway, the GUI used to manage the MD3260 storage device is also SMclient, which looks identical to IBM's SMclient. Nothing in the "About" window mentions the history of the software.

Anyone out there know the history of this software?