October 6, 2005
- Cisco Systems has a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Los Altos, CA-based Nemo Systems in a transaction worth approximately $12.5 million in cash. The acquisition expected to close in the first quarter of Cisco's fiscal year 2006 ending October 29, 2005, when Nemo will become part of Cisco's Data Center, Switching, and Security Technology Group (DSSTG).
- PolyServe recently announced an expansion of its OEM agreement with Hewlett-Packard under which the PolyServe File Serving Solution for Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 will be bundled and sold as part of the HP Enterprise File Services Clustered Gateway.
- Cloverleaf Communications recently launched the "Cloverleaf Connected" Channel Partner Program to deliver its Intelligent Storage Networking (iSN) system to end users that need more-flexible business continuity and data migration services. New Cloverleaf Connected partners include DaVinciTek, HorizonTek, and Incentra Solutions.
- Atempo launched its Select Partner Program with the announcement of a distribution partnership with Bell Microproducts. Bell Microproducts will offer Atempo's product portfolio, including Time Navigator, Assentor Suite, and LiveBackup, to its VARs.
- Trusted Computer Solutions, Red Hat, and IBM announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux v.5 is in Common Criteria evaluation on a broad range of IBM eServer systems. This evaluation will mean that the Red Hat Enterprise Linux meets government security standards for assured information sharing within and across government agencies. Red Hat Enterprise Linux v.5 officially entered The National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) approved Common Criteria Evaluation & Validation Scheme (CCEVS) in September.
- Bus-Tech's Mainframe Appliance for Storage (MAS) tape controller is now qualified with Network Appliance's NearStore and fabric-attached storage systems, and Decru's DataFort encryption appliances.