Imation and Memorex International have entered into a definitive agreement under which Imation will acquire Memorex International in an all-cash transaction worth $330 million. Additional cash consideration ranging between $5 million and $45 million would be paid out over a period of up to three years after close.
EMC has qualified QLogic SANbox 5602 4Gbps and 5202 2Gbps Fibre Channel stackable switches as EMC E-Lab Tested for use with EMC Clariion AX100 and CX300 networked storage systems.
Chelsio Communications and DSG Storage Inc. have an OEM relationship under which DSG is offering Chelsio's T204 quad-port GbE and T210 10GbE TOE/iSCSI acceleration adapters as embedded components of its upcoming storage systems. These products will begin shipping in Q2 2006.
Cloverleaf Communications and Network Appliance have completed interoperability testing between Cloverleaf's Intelligent Storage Networking (iSN) system and the NetApp FAS200, FAS3000, and FAS900 unified storage systems supporting NAS, SAN, and iSCSI.
Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AMCC) and Nimbus Data Systems have established a strategic partnership to develop IP storage reference designs for leading server and storage OEMs. These new products will enable AMCC's customers to accelerate their development of iSCSI storage systems built around AMCC's embedded PowerPC processors and Nimbus storage software.
Exanet has joined the Intel Storage Community (ISC).