Exar expands data reduction options
Exar is set to release two new PCIe-based solutions for data reduction, both of which are targeted primarily at OEMs and systems/storage integrators.
Virtual Instruments upgrades SAN monitoring tools
Targeting virtual server environments, Virtual Instruments this week released the 2.0 version of its VirtualWisdom SAN monitoring, measurement and analysis tools, which include software and hardware probes.
Aptare adds SAN fabric monitoring to SRM suite
Aptare, one of the last pure-play enterprise SRM software vendors, updated its StorageConsole SRM suite today with a range of enhancements and a new StorageConsole Fabric Manager, which monitors changes in the SAN fabric.
Storage highlights from HP Tech Forum
Hewlett-Packard's key storage announcements at the HP Tech Forum conference this week will be the StorageWorks P4800 BladeSystem SAN, EVA Cluster, and new internally-developed data deduplication software.
Storage virtualization: Benefits and alternatives
Storage virtualization may seem too expensive for SMBs, yet companies of all sizes can benefit from the technology without breaking the bank, using commodity hardware or traditional storage virtualization engines.
Permabit deduplicates primary storage
Permabit branched out from its archiving roots today with the introduction of data deduplication software designed specifically for capacity optimization on primary storage devices.
Weighing the pros and cons of unified computing
Cisco's introduction of the Unified Computing System (UCS) and its entry into the server market sparked a new arms race in the IT industry and has forced the heavy-hitters -- storage, server and networking vendors alike -- to come up with new strategies for data center convergence.