With U.S and many other nations in deep recession, we should not fool ourselves and our consumers. We ought to also help them also take a look at the storage management capabilities and strengths of industry leader sponsored initiative. Surprisingly enough, HP and EMC aren't yet on the board.
Check out their demos here and here and also the installation demo is here
I do see that their blog is not frequently maintained, the project schedule says that it should be going RTM by Jan 2009.