--Mellanox is acquiring Voltaire for approximately $218 million ($176 million net of cash), or $8.75 per share. Both companies specialize in InfiniBand.
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--Isilon has joined the Microsoft Partner Solutions Center (MPSC) and will work with Microsoft to design and validate products for customers using Hyper-V virtualization, Azure-based cloud computing, and applications in the media and telecomm markets.
--Compellent Technologies has expanded its partnership with VMware, and announced the availability of Compellent Storage Center systems bundled with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM). The combination enables IT organizations to create “disaster-ready” cloud environments by automating the processes of moving, protecting and recovering data.
--UK-based Rise, a hosted IT infrastructure provider, is using Vision Solutions’ Double-Take Availability and RecoverNow software in Rise’s cloud-based business continuity, backup and disaster recovery services. The Double-Take software includes real-time replication.
--LabTech has partnered with Doyenz and StorageCraft Technology to allow LabTech partners to protect their servers in the Doyenz ShadowCloud backup environment. Doyenz supplies the cloud storage via ShadowCraft’s ShadowProtect disk-based backup and recovery platform.
--Fujitsu has added the 1TB version of Tandberg Data’s RDX removable disk cartridge to its line of Primergy servers. Fujitsu has offered RDX cartridges since 2007.