Emulex to Acquire Giganet
In a bid to expand beyond its Fibre Channel-only product line, Emulex recently announced its intention to acquire Concord, MA-based Giganet Inc. The deal was valued at approximately $645 million at the time of announcement, and is expected to be completed within the next couple months.
Maxoptix Acquires Breece Hill
On the heels of securing more than $18 million in financing to further fund development of its new optical storage products, Maxoptix acquired tape automation manufacturer Breece Hill Technologies last month for an undisclosed amount. Within 12 to 18 months, and after Maxoptix completes a third round of financing this spring, the newly combined company plans to go public.
Users identify key storage issues
At the recent Storage Networking World conference, users dispelled doubt over storage area network (SAN) and network-attached storage (NAS) adoption, revealing strong support for both technologies
SRM tools help manage storage resources
Which employees use the most disk space, and why? What's the best way to partition disk space on a storage area network so that all multi-platform servers have access to it?
<b>Brocade to ship 64-port 'integrated fabric'</b><br>Partly in response to competition from 32-port and 64-port director-class switches, Brocade has announced a 64-port integrated switch configuration
Entrada to ship 'SAN-over-IP' router
Aiming to get a foothold in the nascent market for communications gear that enables companies to link storage area networks (SANs) over Internet Protocol (IP) networks
<b>Tantia Technologies</b>, a wholly owned subsidiary of <b>BETA Systems Software AG</b>, announced an agreement with <b>Hewlett-Packard</b> in which HP will offer Tantia's Harbor Backup and Tantia File Transfer software to its customers