The Storage Networking Users Group of New England (SNUGNE) meeting will be held Wednesday, June 28, 6-7:30 pm, at the Hyatt Regency in Boston. Steve Duplessie, founder and senior analyst for the Enterprise Strategy Group, will discuss "Enterprise Infrastructure Virtualization." There is no charge to attend. However, please register for refreshment planning purposes. Meetings are open to anyone interested in discussing data storage in a vendor-neutral, education-focused environment. SNUGNE will be raffling off a $50 Best Buy card during the meeting. To attend, please RSVP to www.storagenetworking.org/User_Groups/snug_event_rsvp.asp?id=133.
Symantec has an agreement with IBM that provides for the delivery of Symantec high-availability, storage management, and backup products for the Linux on POWER platform by year-end. These solutions will help clients consolidate Linux applications on the IBM System p platform, leveraging the benefits of the IBM's System p hardware platform and Symantec's data-center infrastructure software. In addition, IBM will resell Symantec's Veritas Cluster Server and the Veritas Storage Foundation family of products with IBM System p servers for AIX and Linux on POWER in the US Federal and Japan markets.
Raptor Networks Technology has completed certification of the GigaStorATX 10GbE from iStor Networks, which, in combination with Raptor's "distributed core" 10GbE technology, provides a new generation of iSCSI IP SAN infrastructure solutions.
CA and Arkivio have an agreement whereby CA will incorporate the Arkivio auto-stor enterprise file management solution into its BrightStor product line, helping customers simplify data management while optimizing storage resources across heterogeneous data and storage environments.
Riverbed Technology has signed a strategic OEM agreement with NEC whereby NEC will license and resell Riverbed's wide-area data services (WDS) solution, the Riverbed Optimization System (RiOS). NEC will combine RiOS with its server product line and sell the offering under its new WanBooster product family name.
TimeSpring Software announced the immediate availability of TimeData for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services--continuous data protection (CDP) software that allows SharePoint administrators to rapidly recover any or all lost, corrupt, or deleted documents. TimeData continuously captures all SharePoint data as it changes in real-time to an on-site or off-site repository.
3PAR and Uniadex, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nihon Unisys Ltd., have a partnership to meet the accelerating adoption of 3PAR's disruptive storage technology, 3PAR Utility Storage. 3PAR will incorporate Uniadex hardware and software installation services, call-center support, and on-site maintenance of 3PAR InServ Storage Servers into 3PAR's mission-critical, 24x7 customer service offering in Japan.
TeraCloud's SpaceFinder v4.4.1 Suite, which includes SpaceAutomator, Total Recall, and TapeFinder, has successfully completed interoperability testing with IBM's system storage products and has been confirmed as IBM System Storage Proven.
Decru, a NetApp company, has introduced the Decru OpenKey partner program, which provides a business and technology framework for development of standards-based, multi-party encryption solutions. Symantec and Quantum have joined as charter members of the program.
Hitachi Data Systems is adding the Brocade SilkWorm 4900 SAN switch to its portfolio of networked storage solutions. Hitachi now offers its customers access to a complete family of 4Gbps Fibre Channel SAN connectivity products built on a common system architecture.