September 4, 2008
--EMC and Lenovo, a maker of personal computers, have a global partnership to provide an unlimited online data backup service specifically designed for the small business professional. The new service is available on all new Lenovo ThinkPad SL series notebooks and is powered by EMC Mozy.
--Paragon Software Group, a supplier of data security and data management solutions, announced the availability of Drive Backup 9.0 Express. Paragon is offering the software for free download to home users. It can be used to back up data or entire systems or create a bootable flash drive to enable recovery of a PC.
--Data Domain's service provider partners BluePoint Data Storage, Distributed Systems Services (DSS), and Simply Continuous are selling new managed storage services based on Data Domain’s de-duplication storage systems. The new services are aimed at helping enterprise customers eliminate tape from their operational backup infrastructure and fully automate their data replication processes for a monthly fee.
--Fusion-io, provider of enterprise solid-state technology and high-performance I/O solutions, is working with IBM to accelerate data access performance in IBM's clustered storage systems. The two companies have adapted Fusion-io's enterprise SSD technology for "Project Quicksilver," demonstrating increased data access performance and reduced power consumption.
--Atto Technology's ExpressPCI UL5D SCSI HBAs and iPBridge 2700 iSCSI-to-FC bridges have been certified Solaris Ready by Sun Microsystems.
--Emulex's BR-2401 embedded storage bridge has been selected for use within 3PAR InServ Storage Servers.
--CDW has selected Asigra Televaulting as its online backup platform.