The Fibre Channel Industry Association announced its newly elected board of directors: Skip Jones, chairman (QLogic); Tom Hammond-Doel, vice chairman (LSI); Jeff Eckard, secretary (Network Appliance); Kevin Burbank, treasurer (PMC Sierra).
IBM is integrating Brocade’s 4Gbps model 210E Fibre Channel switch and Emulex’s LightPulse host bus adapters and EZPilot software into its System Storage DS3400 Simple SAN Express Kits.
XiloCore LLC has announced a suite of business continuity solutions, based on technology from Asigra, for VARs and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) in the US and Canada. The solutions enable VARs and MSPs to provide data archiving services through the use of tiered storage and Asigra’s agent-less, tape-less Televaulting platform.
Hifn announced a no-charge version of its iSCSI target software, downloadable at www.hifn.com/freeiSCSItarget.aspx.
InMage Systems has entered into a strategic partnership with iStor Networks to provide a storage offering to channel resellers and OEMs. Under the terms of the agreement, iStor will bundle a “lite” version of InMage’s DR-Scout disaster-recovery and continuous data protection software solution with all shipments of its iS325 storage systems.
Arrow ECS and NTP Software have signed a distribution agreement enabling Arrow to resell NTP Software products.
DataCore Software and Overland Storage have teamed with Bell Micro to provide SMBs with a SAN data-protection and virtualization bundle, SANensemble.
The Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) Division of Tech Data has signed distribution agreements with Breece Hill and Double-Take Software.
LSIhas signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tarari Inc., a San Diego-based fabless semiconductor company, for $85 million in cash.