Recent announcements from:

Posted on December 30, 2009


-- OCZ Technology Group announced that enterprise solid-state storage provider WhipTail Technologies will use OCZ's solid-state disk (SSD) drives with its solid-state storage appliances. 

-- MicroNet Technology has introduced the first rackmount versions of its MaxNAS storage systems. The new MaxNAS systems hold up to 8 3.5-inch SATA drives and can be configured with 1TB or 2TB hard disk drives (HDDs), delivering up to 16TB of shared storage capacity. The appliances are stackable, allowing up to 6 devices to be connected in a rack and managed as a single volume, giving administrators the ability to manage 96TB as a single network storage pool. Both the MaxNAS R4 and R8 NAS appliances support Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh, Linux and other environments. The MaxNAS devices give users the option to configure the storage systems with Linux-based ext3 file system or ZFS file systems based on their individual requirements. The MaxNAS R4 and R8 are currently available with pricing starting at $1,679 for a 4TB MaxNAS R4 to $5,195 for 16TB MaxNAS R8. The products are distributed through Ingram Micro.

-- Pivot3 announced support for Pelco’s DigitalSentry video management software with the Pivot3 Serverless Computing platform. End users running the Pelco product will now have access to Pivot3’s Serverless Computing platforms. Pivot3 Serverless Computing replaces physical servers with virtual servers embedded in storage appliances.


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