March 15, 2006
- Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, an operating group of Avnet, and Plasmon have a distribution agreement whereby Avnet will distribute and provide services and support for Plasmon's archival products and solutions to authorized value-added reseller partners in North America.
- Incipient has joined the HP Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) Partner Program. The Incipient Network Storage Platform (iNSP) software suite is now certified with HP StorageWorks enterprise virtual arrays. The companies have also formed a cooperative support agreement allowing iNSP to be installed in HP-supported SAN environments.
- CommVault and Arrow Electronics Inc., through its Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions (ECS) business unit, have signed a wide-ranging distribution agreement. The agreement covers North American commercial markets and initially designates Arrow as the exclusive value-added distributor for CommVault's full suite of enterprise data-management products and services.
- Asigra has joined the MSP Partners marketing alliance, along with founding members Cisco, Ingram Micro, Intel, Level Platforms, and Microsoft, to accelerate the adoption of managed services through collective channel partners.
- CommVault has extended its existing OEM agreement with Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., to include CommVault ContinuousDataReplicator. Under the agreement, Hitachi Data Systems, which already co-brands CommVault's suite of data-management solutions under the banner "Hitachi Data Protection Suite, Powered By CommVault," will begin selling Hitachi Continuous Data Replicator across all of Hitachi's worldwide market segments.
- GlassHouse Technologies has acquired MBI and its sister companies, MBI Turkey and Integrity Systems.
- Mimosa Systems has expanded into Europe and has opened a new sales office in Munich, Germany. The company has also established a distribution relationship for its live content archiving software for e-mail and documents with TIM Storage Solutions AG, an IT solutions provider in central Europe.