The board of directors of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has elected Wayne M. Adams, senior technologist at EMC, to serve a second 12-month term as chairman of the board through October 2006.
Sonasoft Corp. has teamed with PlanetMagpie, an IT and network solutions provider for small, medium-sized, and enterprise businesses, for a strategic reseller partnership. PlanetMagpie will use the SonaSafe program to bolster its disaster-recovery service offering for its clients.
KOM Networks has joined the HP ILM Partner Program. As a platinum partner, KOM has worked with HP to provide file retention storage solutions that help healthcare providers, financial institutions, insurance companies, law firms, and other organizations archive their data and better manage compliance issues.
ONStor and Asigra are partnering to provide a turnkey compliance package for enterprise backup and recovery that simplifies and consolidates remote site data protection. The combination of ONStor's Bobcat Series Enterprise NAS gateways and Asigra's Televaulting for Enterprises agentless software enables organizations to address their compliance and data-protection issues across multiple sites by consolidating and then sending the compressed backup data to a centralized location. Televaulting has been fully tested and certified for seamless operation with ONStor hardware. Priced from $37,000, the ONStor/Asigra bundle will be sold by VAR channel partners in North America and Europe.
FalconStor's IPStor Enterprise Edition software, TimeMark, and Snapshot Agent for SQL Server support Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and are now generally available.
Maxtor and Adaptec have collaborated to help simplify deployment of new Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology for system builders and resellers through extensive compatibility testing and the distribution of a special SAS evaluation kit to a select group of integrators worldwide. Included in the kit are Maxtor Atlas SAS hard disk drives with the Adaptec Serial Attached SCSI RAID 4800SAS and 4805SAS controllers and the Adaptec Storage Enclosure 335SAS.