Exabyte has retained St. Charles Capital LLC, a Denver-based investment banking firm, to help it review strategic business alternatives, including the merger or sale of the company. Exabyte claims there is no timeline for when the consultation will be completed. St. Charles Capital provides merger and acquisition, fundraising, and financial advisory services to middle-market companies in the information technology, healthcare, financial institution and manufacturing, services, and distribution industries.
Attune Systems, a provider of enterprise-class network file management solutions, has become a member of the NetApp Partner Program. Membership in the Partner Program allows Attune to provide the interoperability of its NAS virtualization solutions with customers' existing NetApp enterprise storage infrastructures to further improve performance and reduce data management costs.
Onaro recently hosted the first meeting of the Onaro Customer Advisory Panel. Designed to enable top storage teams to share best practices and provide direction on storage service management, the panel was attended by a cross section of top storage teams representing some of the world's largest and most complex SANs from the financial services, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical industries.
Emulex announced general availability of its Emulex LightPulse LP1105-BC dual-channel HBA for use in the IBM BladeCenter. The Emulex LP1105-BC works in Windows, Linux, and AIX operating systems.
Sponsored by the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) and produced in conjunction with the SNIA Technical Council, the 2006 Developer Solutions Conference & Showcase will be held in San Jose from September 18-21. The event features more than 50 sessions covering topics such as iSCSI, storage management, Fibre Channel, information assurance, and information lifecycle management. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Infortrend's EonStor FF-R2021 and FF-S2021 Fibre-to-Fibre RAID controller heads have passed extensive testing by the WHQL (Windows Hardware Quality Lab) for base qualification of RAID systems and have attained the Designed for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 certification from Microsoft. Qualification testing is underway for other EonStor arrays.