SunGard Availability Services has a partnership with VMware Inc. This strategic partnership will help organizations leverage VMware's virtualization platform with open access to SunGard's infrastructure, providing secondary data-center facilities.
Solid Data Systems, a provider of DRAM-based enterprise and carrier-class solid-state disk (SSD) storage systems, has a new reseller partnership with Atec Group, a business information architecture firm.
LSI, Dell, and Seagate have successfully achieved 6Gbps SAS I/O throughput and confirmation of data integrity in an interoperability demonstration. The technology demonstration used LSI 6Gbps SAS RAID-On-Chip (ROC) controller ICs and 6Gbps SAS high-port-count expanders, performing read/write I/Os, at full bandwidth.
Overland Storage has launched a certified VAR program as well as a Partner Council to address ever-increasing demands for tiered data protection. The new certified VAR program, which is slated to launch on July 1, is designed to ensure channel partners have the appropriate skills and resources to sell and support Overland's disk- and tape-based appliances. Current Platinum and Gold partners will be required to complete the credentialing process by the end of 2008.