Fusion-io's flash-based ioMemory devices are now available in Dell's PowerEdge R710, R810 and M610x servers. Dell is an investor in Fusion-io, which also has partnerships with HP and IBM.
LSI is supplying RAID-6 controllers to Unitrends, including the LSI 3ware 9650SE SATA RAID controller. Unitrends will use the controllers in its disk-to-disk backup appliances, which include "adaptive deduplication" technology that combines data compression and deduplication.NetEx and Veeam have entered into a partnership to supply free HyperIP software to customers that license Veeam Backup and Replication for VMware. Customers receive a free one-year subscription for a 2Mbps HyperIP appliance for WAN optimization.
The SCSI Trade Association (STA) has announced the MultiLink SAS initiative, with the goal of improving how SAS/SATA-based solid-state disk (SSD) drives can be configured to improve performance.