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Tape company Imation Corp. announced it will expand the Exabyte brand media distribution portfolio to include Exabyte's new VXA Packet X tape cartridges. Designed for small and mid-sized businesses, this new line of X media is available in 20, 40 and 80GB (native) capacities and is compatible with VXA-2 drives. Scheduled for mid-2005 availability, the line is engineered for compatibility with next-generation VXA-3 drives.
Bridgeworks lows iSCSI prices
UK-based Bridgeworks' Potomac series of iSCSI bridges for SAN connectivity are aimed at the most price-conscious users, the 'Small' from within the SME world, it says. The company's entry-level bridge has a sustained performance capability of 45MBps, with a list price of less than $1,000. It offers native support for disk, tape and optical devices, to make use of existing SSCI-based storage infrastructure or to connect new devices that currently do not support iSCSI connectivity to an IP Network.
Revivio founder voted best and brightest
Continuous data protection company Revivio Inc. this week announced that its co-founder and chief technology officer, Michael Rowan, has been named a winner of the New England Business and Technology Award. The award represents the individuals who the New England Business and Technology Association (NEBATA) feel are the best and the brightest of the New England business community.
BluePoint gets new funding
BluePoint Data Storage Inc. a provider of managed storage, availability and data protection services, today announced new financing that will provide additional working capital to support customer growth.