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- Storage Innovations
ACCOM EXPANDS DISK RECORDER FAMILY WITH WSD/HDe
Based on Accom's WSD platform, WSD/HDe is targeted at long-form
applications such as telecine, digital film, DVD encoding, post production,
broadcast playout, stage presentation and scientific visualization.
AGILENT SAN TESTER PROVIDES BREAKTHROUGH IN TEST SCALABILITY
Agilent Technologies Inc announced three breakthrough enhancements to its
storage area network (SAN) tester that increase its test capacity 100 times,
extend test coverage and reduce cost of test.
CHAPARRAL LAUNCHES RIO eXp SERIAL ATA STORAGE SOLUTION
The RIO eXp RAID Storage System, which incorporates serial ATA technology,
is designed to reduce the complexity and risk of SAN deployment in
heterogeneous, high performance environments.
EXABYTE ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF VXA-2 PacketLoader 1x10 1U
Exabyte Corporation, a performance and value leader in tape backup
systems, announced the release of the VXA-2 PacketLoader 1x10, a 1u,
rack-mountable automated backup and restore product built with VXA Packet
Technology and Exabyte s world-renowned robotics.
GATEWAY COMBINES FLEXIBILITY, PRICING WITH NEW AUTOLOADER
A single missing megabyte of data today costs organizations on average
more than $50,000 to recreate, but a new line of flexible, value-priced
Gateway DAT72 storage drives may make data loss a problem of the past.
HITACHI DATA SYSTEMS FIRST W/ NEXT GENERATION MODULAR STORAGE
The Thunder 9580V extends the application capabilities of modular storage
and allows customers to cost-effectively do more, including multi-tiered
storage deployment in combination with the Hitachi Lightning 9900 V Series,
and large-scale consolidation of mid-range JBOD or older, enterprise-class
IBM UNVEILS DATA STORAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
The new IBM, code-named StorageTank, systems allows for files to be
accessed where they are originally stored, without creating new copies.
InPhase RECEIVES GRANT FROM ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
InPhase is the lead company in a joint venture with Displaytech Inc, a
leader in liquid crystal on silicon (LCOS) microdisplays. Displaytech will
develop a technology for an advanced spatial light modulator, which is a key
component for recording holographic data.
KINGSTON INTRODUCES 512MB SECURE DIGITAL CARD
The SD card's postage stamp size weighs less than two grams and provides
up to 500 digital photos. The SD card also provides enhanced cryptographic
security protection for copyrighted data.
LeftHand OFFERS AFFORDABLE, IP-BASED REPLICATION
Remote IP Copy is a combination snapshot and replication application that
simplifies the process of creating and maintaining multiple copies of data,
with almost real-time concurrency, across multiple locations.
MAXTOR VALIDATES COST EFFICIENT PERPENDICULAR RECORDING
MMC showcased a single-pass media production process for perpendicular
medium using existing manufacturing equipment, making the transition to the
next era of areal density possible at affordable costs.
QUANTUM DELIVERS NEW TAPE DRIVE PERFORMANCE THRESHOLD
Delivering more than twice the speed and built-in intelligent management
capabilities, the SDLT 600 outpaces the nearest competitive mid-range tape
storage offering with a new threshold for reliability, quality and
TEKRON SOFTWARE COMPRESSES DATA, PHOTOS UP TO 1,000 TIMES
Tekron Inc announced the introduction of Tekron Digital Compression
Software (TDCS) to the retail market. Tekron's revolutionary new software is
capable of compressing data and digital photos up to 1,000 times, thus
achieving faster Internet transmission speeds than are currently possible.
VERITY SERVICE CAN REDUCE DATA STORAGE, MANAGEMENT COSTS
Organizations typically implement one or more of three solutions,
including portals, content management systems and/or packaged business
XIRAN TO DEMONSTRATE iSCSI+ TECH. AT STORAGE NETWORKING WORLD
The flexible nature of iSCSI+ IP Storage technology supports initiator,
target and bridge functions plus additional protocols and software
- Financial Plays Of The Week
ANACOMP JOINS KOFAX TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE PARTNER PROGRAM
In conjunction with this announcement, Anacomp released two software
programs: Ascent to docHarbor and Ascent to Archive. These programs
integrate Kofax Ascent capture software with Anacomp's scalable docHarbor
outsource service and Image Express solution.
BakBone, BRIDGEWORKS TO PROVIDE AFFORDABLE FC CONNECTIVITY
The partnership builds on both companies' commitment to open storage
architectures and heightened compatibility by collaborating on the
development of affordable Fibre Channel connectivity solutions.
BREECE HILL LAUNCHES CHANNEL ALLIANCE PROGRAM FOR VARS
The program creates exceptional value by providing partners with special
pricing on Opportunity Registrations and Meet-Comps, funding for joint
marketing activities, lead generation and referral, and complete
CSI JOINS COGNOS TO DELIVER BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOLUTIONS
CSI Inc announced a partnership with Cognos. Under the agreement, CSI,
will provide customers with its trained and certified data warehousing
consultants and solutions leveraging Cognos products and applications.
EMC NAMED BMC SOFTWARE FOUNDATION PARTNER FOR STORAGE
As a Foundation Partner, EMC is working with BMC Software to tightly
integrate the EMC ControlCenter family of open storage management software
with BMC Software's enterprise management solutions to provide customers
with comprehensive, end-to-end management from a business perspective.
HITACHI, CISCO TEAM TO DELIVER NETWORKING SOLUTIONS
With the power and unique connectivity of Hitachi Freedom Storage systems,
and the networking capabilities of the Cisco MDS products, customers can
build highly-scalable, networked storage solutions while simplifying their
infrastructure and centralizing storage management and security.
NEARTEK BUILDS FOR GLOBAL STORAGE MANAGEMENT MARKET
Neartek Inc, a leading provider of tape storage software solutions for
mixed computing environments, announced that it has received an additional
$8 million in funding from Benchmark Capital, Doughty Hanson Technology
Ventures and Magnum Telecom.
NEC CHOOSES MOUNTAIN VIEW DATA TO BUNDLE IN NAS PRODUCT
Under the agreement, NEC will offer its customers MVD Sync, which adds
local and Internet distributed replication functionality to NEC's enterprise
NAS product line, iStorage NV Series.
VERITAS ESTABLISHES REGIONAL HEADQUARTERS IN SINGAPORE
The regional headquarters will support the operational needs of its key
regional offices in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea,
Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand, as well
as research and development facilities in Pune, India.
EMC BUYING DOCUMENTUM FOR $1.7 BILLION
The move follows EMC's return to growth mode with a $1.2 billion
acquisition of Legato Systems Inc, announced in July. At that time, the
company indicated another similarly-sized buy was on the horizon.
- Enterprise Data Insights
DATA MINING GAINS GROUND IN KEY SECTORS
Data mining helps businesses sort large volumes of data to detect patterns
of behavior. Consequently, these businesses can develop potentially
profitable marketing, customer relationship and communication strategies,
among other useful tasks.
STORAGE SECURITY -- WHAT, HOW, WHY
By Scott Gordon, VP of Marketing, NeoScale Systems Inc
Risk has always been relative when it comes to assessing the real
vulnerability associated with any system. But storage innovations and
business requirements have introduced risks that can threaten the
availability, integrity and confidentiality of today's storage
infrastructures. (Pt. 1 of 2)
Top Of The News
- Financial Watch
EMC Profit Up On Software Expansion
Emulex Tenders Offer For Vixel Acquisition At $10 Per Share
QLogic Reports Second Quarter Results For Fiscal Year 2004
Sandisk's UMC Shares Fraudulently Sold By Law Firm Employee
- People & Positions
VERITAS Appoints Greg Hughes Executive VP Of Global Services
Barbara Nelson Takes Helm Of NeoScale As President And CEO
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