Microsoft and EMC have a licensing agreement whereby Microsoft will license EMC's Smarts network discovery and health monitoring technology to integrate into a future version of System Center Operations Manager. EMC will develop and deliver network management and root-cause analysis solutions for System Center Operations Manager.
LSI Corporation (formerly LSI Logic) has completed its merger with Agere Systems, creating a US$3.5 billion company in the storage, networking, and consumer electronics markets.
Onaro and Network Appliance announced the interoperability of its SANscreen storage service management software with NetApp FAS (Fabric-Attached Storage) systems. The joint solution will enable customers to manage the different storage services supporting their mission-critical enterprise applications.
Incipient and 3PAR have partnered to deliver non-disruptive data migration and utility computing solutions to joint customers.
Texas Memory Systems' 400,000 I/O-per-second RamSan-400 solid state disk (SSD) has successfully completed the Solaris Ready certification process, making it the fastest storage solution certified for Sun servers to date, according to company claims.
iDatix, a maker of business automation software, and Nexsan Technologies have formed a strategic alliance. Nexsan's Assureon Archive Appliance products provide security and compliance for document and information solutions built on the iDatix iSynergy platform. Specific products at the centre of the integration effort include iDatix iSynergy and Nexsan's Assureon Archive Appliances.
Isilon Systems has signed an agreement with Schlumberger, a supplier of technology, project management, and information systems to the oil and gas industry.
Mimosa Systems has secured US$17 million in Series C financing. The funding was led by Mayfield Fund, with participation from current investors Clearstone Venture Partners, August Capital, and JAFCO Ventures.
Intransa and Abrevity have an OEM partnership to develop data-classification solutions that can be scaled to meet the growing demands of regulatory compliance requirements for the enterprise.