Posted on August 01, 2008


Adaptec has sold its Snap Server NAS business, including the brand and all assets related to Snap Server networked and desktop storage appliances, to Overland Storage for a net consideration of $3.6 million. Under the terms of the agreement, Adaptec will retain ownership of all iSCSI-based hardware and software products and assets, which will be re-branded and managed by Adaptec.

Hewlett Packard will resell Sonasoft’s backup-and-recovery software for Microsoft Exchange, SQL, and Windows servers.

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has approved the eXtensible Access Method (XAM) version 1.0 specification and released a working draft of the associated XAM Software Development Kit (SDK). The XAM specification is now being prepared for ANSI and ISO accreditation and is expected to be integrated into storage products by fall 2008 and into applications by early 2009.

NetEx’s HyperIP bandwidth optimization appliance has been certified by FalconStor Software.

Hifn has signed a distribution agreement with Promark Technology for US distribution of Hifn’s Swarm Unified Storage Bundle.

Emulex’s LightPulse 8Gbps Fibre Channel HBAs have been selected by IBM for use within System X servers.

Rebit Inc. and ASI Computer Technologies, a distributor of computer components and peripherals, have a partnership that offers the Rebit appliance to more than 20,000 VARs throughout North America. 

Mimosa Systems has certified its Microsoft Exchange content archive software, NearPoint, for use with Plasmon’s UDO archive appliance to help companies meet current compliance requirements and ensuring data protection and “one-click” disaster recovery.

InMage Systems is now a principal partner in the Sun Partner Advantage Program, for ISVs. 

Dot Hill was chosen as a subcontractor by General Dynamics C4 Systems to provide technology to support development of a conduction cooled RAID controller storage module for the US Army’s Future Combat Systems (FCS) program’s Integrated Computer System (ICS).

Peer Software has partnered with Parallels, a developer of virtualization and automation software, to provide continuous data protection (CDP) for Parallels’ Virtuozzo Containers virtualized environments. Peer’s software provides disaster recovery, high availability, and continuous backup.

LeftHand Networks’ Partner Program has added 145 new VARs to its global program since November 2007.

Atempo and Nirvanix have announced the integration of Atempo Digital Archive (ADA) with the Nirvanix Storage Delivery Network (SDN).

Reldata’s iSCSI products have been verified for VMware Infrastructure 3 and are listed on the Storage/SAN Compatibility Guide for VMware ESX 3.5. Hifn’s Swarm Series has also been certified with VMware ESX 3.5
and VMware ESX 3i.

InMage Systems has a partnership with Marathon Systems, a provider of fault-tolerant, high-availability software for physical and virtual servers. Marathon will offer InMage’s flagship DR-Scout solution.

Sepaton has renewed its worldwide OEM agreement with Hewlett-Packard.

Parascale, a provider of cloud storage solutions for rich media content in traffic-intensive applications, has secured $11.37 million in Series A financing, led by venture capital firms Charles River Ventures and Menlo Ventures.

Intronis Technologies, a provider of online data backup, archiving, and recovery services, has recently partnered with CRC Technologies to address the growing need for business continuance in the healthcare market.

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