EMC unveiled its software-as-a-service (SaaS) strategy, which calls for the delivery of IT-based SaaS applications built on the EMC Fortress platform in key areas such as trusted data services. EMC also announced several new reseller agreements with eFileCabinet, FusionStorm, and TelX to offer its new MozyEnterprise online backup services. The company is also expanding its relationship with Verizon Business to leverage its EMC Fortress architecture and MozyEnterprise.
3Com and 3Com Open Network (3Com|ON) Program member Expand Networks announced the delivery of wide area network (WAN) optimization as a 3Com Open Services Networking (OSN) application on the new 3Com MSR Series Multi-Service Router platform.
QLogic is now a member in the Interop Vendor Alliance (IVA), a community of software and hardware vendors working together to enhance interoperability with Microsoft systems.
Open-E GmbH announced the opening of Open-E Inc. in the US to position the company for continued growth and expansion around the world. The company recently opened an office in Tokyo, Japan.
Dot Hill Systems is now a member of The Green Grid, a consortium of information technology companies and professionals seeking to improve energy efficiency in data centers and business computing ecosystems. The organization is chartered to develop meaningful, platform-neutral standards, measurement methods, processes, and new technologies to improve energy efficiency of global data centers. Additionally, Dot Hill has joined the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Green Storage Initiative (GSI).
Panasas' ActiveStor Storage Clusters have been certified as part of the Intel Cluster Ready program.