Finisar spin-off launches SAN I/O software for VMware February 27, 2009
-- SAN optimization vendor and Finisar spin-off Virtual Instruments has unveiled VirtualWisdom, a software product that peers into SAN I/O in VMware environments to troubleshoot the links between virtual machines and storage.
VirtenSys ships I/O virtualization switches February 26, 2009
-- A new player emerged in the budding I/O virtualization market this week when VirtenSys announced the availability of its I/O Virtualization (IOV) Switches to server and storage OEMs.
F5 acquires Attune technology February 13, 2009
-- Application acceleration and file virtualization vendor F5 Networks has taken advantage of tight times by gobbling up the intellectual property of the now-defunct NAS and file virtualization company Attune Systems.
The upside of an economic downturn: Storage efficiency February 12, 2009
-- Warren Buffett's remark that, "only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked" is apropos for the current economic downturn. Today, more than ever, many organizations are feeling exposed and anxious.