HDS offers free storage virtualization software
In an effort to entice users into attaching heterogeneous arrays to its Universal Storage Platform V, Hitachi Data Systems is launching a program that gives customers storage virtualization software to create a common pool of heterogeneous, tiered storage, at no cost.
EMC unveils new Symmetrix architecture, systems
EMC today pulled back the curtain on a new high-end storage architecture and Symmetrix systems that blow the current line of Symmetrix DMX-4 arrays away in terms of performance, scale and automated management in virtualized data centers.
SNW product wrap-up
Capacity optimization is typically applied to secondary storage, but interest in applying data reduction technologies to primary storage is growing, and a couple of vendors made product announcements in this area at the Storage Networking World conference this week in Orlando.
Aptare SRM targets virtual servers
Storage resource management software maker Aptare is now selling a new version of its StorageConsole software with new functionality for better control of storage resources within VMware virtual server and NetApp replication environments.