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Posted on June 23, 2006


June 22, 2006

  • Marathon Technologies has signed a distribution agreement with Sky IT Group, a Premier IBM Business Partner. The alliance was facilitated through joint participation in the Arrow Electronics Enterprise Computing Solutions Program. Under the terms of the agreement, Sky IT will offer Marathon's everRun product line with IBM's System x (xSeries) products.
  • EMC recently acquired Newton, MA-based ProActivity Software Solutions Ltd., a privately held provider of content management software for business process management (BPM). ProActivity will be integrated immediately into the EMC Software Group. With its R&D operations in Netanya, Israel, ProActivity joins recently acquired Kashya and nLayers to form a foundation of EMC R&D in Israel.
  • LSI Logic's Engenio 4Gbps Fibre Channel technology has been selected to power the next generation of data warehousing products offered by Teradata, a division of NCR.
  • AmeriVault has selected Asigra Televaulting as the software platform for its ServerVault online data backup service.
  • NetMass, a safe data company based in Texas, and Asigra are offering an extended trial of their advanced remote backup software service to businesses in hurricane-prone states such as Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, and Texas. Companies can call NetMass at (800) 731-2737 to see if they qualify for the extended offer, or they can visit for more information. The Asigra-NetMass solution offers automated and unattended backup for all data files, including e-mails and databases, held on PCs, file servers, and application/database servers.
  • Emulex's LightPulse 4Gbps LPe1105 Dual Channel HBA will enable SAN connectivity for the new HP BladeSystem c-Class. Separately, Emulex will provide HP with a custom version of its FibreSpy Model 850 embedded storage switch for the HP Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) family. Also, Network Appliance has qualified and will resell Emulex's family of LightPulse LP11000 4Gbps PCI-X HBAs.
  • Revivio and Copan Systems have forged a technical alliance that will facilitate the delivery of tightly integrated solutions to customers. The new joint offerings will ensure that customers' data protection, recovery, and long-term archiving requirements are met by utilizing the most appropriate data storage technology, throughout the data lifecycle.
  • Abrevity has a partner program for information classification and management solution providers. Designed by BusinessLaunch and TreeHouse Interactive, the ValuePartner Program offers a full suite of reseller deal registration and tracking, sales and marketing resources, etc.
  • StoneFly announced its MVP Channel Program for strengthening and expanding its nationwide reseller network. Channel partners will gain MVP access to pricing discounts, the in-house testing lab, advanced training, and access to dedicated StoneFly representatives.
  • Acopia Networks has secured $20 million in its latest round of funding. Meritech Capital Partners, a new investor in the company, led the round.
  • Data Domain and Datalink have a new partnership agreement to provide Data Domain's next-generation data-protection solutions to Datalink's customers. Under the terms of the agreement, Datalink will add the full spectrum of Data Domain's DD400 Enterprise Series to its suite of storage solution offerings.

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