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Posted on June 15, 2006


  • CA has acquired MDY Group International, a provider of enterprise records management software and services. CA will market and support the full suite of MDY products and services, which address every aspect of records management. CA also plans to integrate MDY's records management technology with CA Message Manager to offer customers a solution for managing e-mail and other business documents. CA did not disclose terms of the transaction.
  • ProStor Systems has secured $12.2 million in Series B financing, bringing the total funding to date to $18.6 million. Sutter Hill Ventures led the round, with New Enterprise Associates and Boulder Adventures also participating.
  • EMC has qualified Emulex's 4Gbps PCI-Express and PCI-X host bus adapters (HBAs) as compatible with the new EMC Clariion CX3 UltraScale series of networked storage systems.
  • iQstor Networks has certified Alacritech's iSCSI Accelerators for use in servers connecting to the company's iQ1250 iSCSI Storage Platform.
  • 3PAR now supports Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Always On Technologies, a new high-availability SQL Server program that enables mission-critical applications to meet the highest levels of availability with minimal planned or unplanned downtime.
  • Arkivio has joined the Hitachi Data Systems independent software vendor (ISV) partner program. As part of its participation in the program, Arkivio will be ensuring interoperability between Arkivio auto-stor and the Hitachi Content Archive platform. Separately, Enigma Data Solutions Ltd. and Scentric have also joined the ISV partner program.
  • Expand Networks has formed the Compass Partner Program, which includes a channel recruitment initiative focused on the convergence of WAN optimization and WAFS, giving resellers a way to tap into the rapidly growing WAN/WAFS market.
  • KOM Networks Inc. and EqualLogic have deployed a joint Hard Disk Archiving (e-WORM) and iSCSI SAN data archival solution. The combined solution allows customers to simplify the deployment and operation of consolidated storage and to take advantage of compliance enabling features such as data authenticity and security.
  • ADVA Optical Networking has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Movaz Networks, a wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) equipment provider founded in 2000 and based in Atlanta. The Movaz RAYTM product line is a portfolio of WDM transport and Reconfigurable Optical Add-Drop Multiplexing (ROADM) solutions that scale from small metro core to regional networks as large as 2,000km.

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