Trebia Readies Storage Network Processor October 24, 2001
-- Acton, MA-based Trebia Networks is taking 'system-on-silicon' chips one step beyond traditional ASICs and network processors by introducing a storage network processor (SNP) slated for shipping in the first half of next year. The company announced the processor last week.
Vendors Demo Coast-to-Coast IP SAN October 17, 2001
-- Claiming near wire-speed (1Gbps) performance, eight vendors have banded together to demonstrate cross-country connectivity between storage area networks (SANs) in Sunnyvale, CA and Newark, NJ. The demo was dubbed the 'Promontory Project' after the location in Utah where the first transcontinental railroad was joined with a golden spike.
Snap Moves Into Midrange NAS October 10, 2001
-- Quantum subsidiary Snap Appliances, the market leader in low-end network-attached storage (NAS) devices, is making the move into midrange NAS with its first product to offer near-terabyte capacity.
Bocada Takes Backup Analysis up a Notch October 3, 2001
-- At first glance, Bocada's BackupReport software may appear to be just another backup reporting tool, but don't be fooled. Analysts say the software provides a level of data protection from a reporting perspective that is unique in the industry.
SAN advice from the front lines October 1, 2001
-- An interview with Edward Mann, a storage architect who has built storage area networks (SANs) for some of the largest government agencies
Quadratec becomes Atempo, expands US presence October 1, 2001
-- Last month, Quadratec, an independent vendor of backup-and-restore software in Europe, said it plans to expand its presence into US corporate and Internet data centers
Will Microsoft support NAS-Exchange marriage? October 1, 2001
-- According to a Microsoft spokesperson, the company is "looking into" supporting network-attached storage (NAS) for Exchange because its customers have expressed a need for that type of support.
The hottest storage topics, according to <I>you</I> October 1, 2001
-- Like most publications these days, InfoStor uses its Website for reader research. We use the information to tailor our editorial coverage to the topics and technologies that are of most interest to you.
Start-up strives for real-time data access October 1, 2001
-- Arthur D. Little spin-off Pyxsys is preparing to release beta units of an "intelligent storage architecture" that it claims is a radical departure from existing technologies.
Sony enters NAS market October 1, 2001
-- This month, Sony will begin shipping the first of three storage systems expected to come out of its storage solutions division this year
Acquisitions ripple through storage industry October 1, 2001
-- Against the backdrop of Hewlett-Packard's potential acquisition of Compaq, a number of comparatively small mergers and acquisitions in the storage industry were announced over the last few weeks
DAFS spec awaits IETF green light October 1, 2001
-- The Direct Access File System (DAFS) protocol is one step closer to becoming a standard, but it must overcome a few hurdles before gaining industry acceptance, say analysts.
Dispelling the FUD surrounding iSCSI October 1, 2001
-- A Cisco executive counters the fear, uncertainty, and doubt generated by opponents of the iSCSI specification, which will enable IP-based SANs
Network Appliance boosts high-end NAS October 1, 2001
-- Network Appliance hopes to keep the pressure on its network-attached storage (NAS) competitors with its newest high-end filers-the F880 and F880c-which the company claims are 50% faster than their predecessors and offer capacities up to 18TB in a clustered configuration
EMC charges ahead with Symmetrix October 1, 2001
-- Despite impending layoffs of nearly 10% of its workforce and severe cost-cutting moves, EMC continues to plow ahead with advances to its flagship Symmetrix line of disk arrays and to invest heavily in software and R&D.
Easing the migration from DAS to SAN October 1, 2001
-- An efficient and inexpensive method of making the transition from direct-attached storage to a storage area network relies on host-based mirroring and storage virtualization.
New Products October 1, 2001
-- The move to second-generation 2Gbps Fibre Channel is under way, with a number of component and subsystem vendors releasing upgraded versions of their products.