StorageTek to roll out products at user conference
Tomorrow at FORUM, StorageTek's annual user conference, the company will unveil its new FlexLine online storage systems. Among the offerings are the 2 Gbps Fibre Channel-switched FlexLine FLA300 access-centric disk array and FlexLine FLX210 storage system. The SANtricity 9.1 software suite for FlexLine 200 and 300 Series storage systems allows users to mix different drive types in the same system, while increasing its disaster recovery capabilities through asynchronous, remote disk-to-disk mirroring. Also at FORUM, StorageTek will provide a sneak peek at its Virtual Storage Manager (VSM) Open Solution, a disk-based virtual tape library optimized for open systems backup and recovery. VSM Open is available in a four terabyte minimum configuration that can scale up to 44 terabytes of storage and is rated at up to 600 MBps of data throughput.
Princeton Softech's got new tools for archiving Database archiving company Princeton Softech announced general availability of Release 5.3 of its archiving software for DB2 databases, which provides capabilities for archiving data on a variety of low-cost storage media, including an online archive database, near-line disk, offline to tape, disk-based WORM device or long-term permanent storage. In addition, new file retention options...
allow authorized users to create retention periods for archived data. Princeton Softech also announced the availability of Relational Tools V 5.3, which provides test data management capabilities that improve quality assurance throughout the application development life cycle. Release 5.3 also provides de-identification capabilities that help companies comply with data privacy regulations.
Adaptec unveils data monitoring software
Adaptec Inc. storage systems division, Snap Appliance, today announced the availability of Snap Enterprise Data Replicator (Snap EDR), a data replication and management software suite that allows users to move, protect and report on data throughout a distributed enterprise. With this announcement, Adaptec claims to allow companies of any size to implement enterprise-wide backup, disaster recovery and compliance operations. The four key functions offered by Snap EDR are automated data movement, intelligent data movement, policy-based data movement and data discovery and reporting. Snap EDR supports GuardianOS Snap Servers, Windows, Linux and UNIX servers, and will be available on Oct. 25, 2004.
Digi-Data starts a storm
Digi-Data Corp. has introduced its Storm Xtreme array into the market, claiming it can provide a single virtualized storage pool that can be dynamically expanded to over 300 terabytes. It can support heterogeneous applications and servers as well as FC and SATA disks in any configuration. The company also claims a data transfer rate of over 900 MBs in a three-node network cluster.
Veritas works with Peribit
Peribit Networks has joined Veritas Software Inc.'s partner program to ensure that its WAN application delivery software works with Veritas' volume replicator and storage replicator products. Through this integration, users will be able to reduce repetition within replicated data, saving time and money, Peribit said.