This week, Intel released a software initiator package to drive the development of Fibre Cannel over Ethernet (FCoE) solutions for Linux. The software is available for download at www.Open-FCoE.org and includes a target simulator that developers can use to test and modify the FCoE software stack. FCoE is an evolving standard that will allow Fibre Channel SAN traffic to run over Ethernet.
UbiStor, an information technology data backup and disaster recovery service provider and N-1 Technologies, an information technology lifecycle management provider, have combined forces under a joint venture agreement. The new entity, Services Capital LLC, will offer online data backup-and-recovery protection as well as IT asset lifecycle management services.
ATTO Technology's Celerity 4-Gigabit Fibre Channel host adapters have been qualified for use with HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Arrays (EVAs) as a high-availability Enterprise storage solution for the Mac market.
LeftHand Networks' SAN/iQ clustered storage software for iSCSI SANs now supports the Dell PowerEdge 2950 server, in addition to servers from Hewlett-Packard and IBM.
Kazeon Systems and Fujitsu Siemens Computers are integrating Kazeon's Information Server software with Fujitsu's PRIMERGY server product line.
Alert Logic, which manufactures on-demand IT compliance and security solutions, has chosen 3PAR Utility Storage to consolidate and scale its mission-critical hosted software-as-a-service (SaaS) environment.