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–Under a partnership agreement, QLogic will provide its 10GbE converged network switching technology – code-named “Bullet” – to Avaya for integration into Avaya’s Virtual Enterprise Network Architecture. QLogic’s upcoming eight-port Converged Network Switch Module supports Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE). QLogic’s switches also include the company’s flex port technology, which enables any port to be dynamically allocated to support Fibre Channel, 10GbE, iSCSI or FCoE.
–Cloud storage provider Nirvanix has appointed former QLogic executive Scott Genereux as CEO. Nirvanix also announced a capital infusion of an additional $10 million from Intel Capital, Mission Ventures, Valhalla Partners and Windward Vendors. Genereux was previously senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at QLogic.
–Emulex announced support on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for a number of its storage networking products, including the OneConnect 10GbE cards, Universal Converged Network Adapters (UCNAs), and LightPulse Fibre Channel HBAs.
–Winchester Systems has inked an OEM agreement with CA Technologies to bundle CA ARCserve Replication with Winchester’s FlashDisk VX-2300, VX-3400, EcoRAID ER-2300 disk arrays and EcoServer ES-2000 servers. Winchester’s arrays support SAS drives and either Fibre Channel or SAS host connections.
–Neverfail has launched the Managed Cloud Hosting Partner Program. Neverfail specializes in continuous availability software for disaster recovery and high availability applications.
–Port Matters has changed the name of its BDevent to the ExecEvent, which is a networking conference for storage, virtualization and data center technology executives. The next event will take place in Palo Alto, CA, January 25—27.