In response to the patent infringement lawsuit that Network Appliance filed against Sun regarding Sun’s open-source ZFS technology, Sun has filed counterclaims against the entire NetApp product line, seeking both injunction and monetary damages.

Onaro has completed the integration of its storage service management (SSM) solutions with BMC Service Automation, an extension of the BMC Business Service Management approach to optimizing IT’s responsiveness to business needs.

F5 Networks’ WANJet 500 WAN optimization appliance is now available through the EMC Select Program.

CommVault announced that Dell will deliver the Simpana 7.0 software suite as part of the companies’ OEM agreement. Together, the two companies will offer customers expanded options for data protection, replication, and archive, including new Single Instance Store (SIS), optimized 64-bit integration and support for the latest Microsoft advanced platform capabilities. CommVault has also added the Simpana 7.0 suite to its OEM agreement with Hitachi Data Systems.

Unisys has signed a relationship agreement with Incipient, a storage virtualization and data migration software company., an online data storage and backup company, introduced its new public file-sharing feature. ADrive users are now able to share any of their files in their ADrive account instantly with friends, etc., while keeping their unshared files private.

Systems Alliance, a regional systems integrator providing IT and business consulting services, has been named a Sun/StorageTek Elite Partner.

Micro Depot, a maker of custom computing and mobile storage solutions, has selected Adaptec Unified Serial (SATA/SAS) RAID controllers to help ensure software and hardware compatibility, improving time-to-market, and facilitating customer deployment.