Vendors jump on Microsoft server
Symantec Corp. and Emulex Corp. both announced today that they plan to support Microsoft's Data Protection Server (DPS). Emulex's LightPulse HBAs and SAN Storage Switches will support DPS to help offer users faster and more reliable disk-based backup and recovery. Symantec will support the DPS with its new LiveState Recovery products with the hopes of maximizing data availability and reducing downtime. Data Protection Server provides recovery and continuous protection for Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2000 users, streamlining backup and recovery processes and integrating with storage area networks.
Copan and FileTek partner up
Copan Systems, provider of the disk-based backup for long-term data storage, and FileTek Inc., a data access and management software company, today announced the formation of a partnership to deliver an archive data management product for structured and unstructured data. Specifically engineered for government and Fortune 500 companies, the combined product will consist of FileTek's StorHouse data and access management software and Copan Systems' Revolution 200T disk-based storage.
Breece Hill integrates SAIT technology
Breece Hill is addressing data protection and information lifecycle management (ILM) needs with the latest edition to its iStoRA D2D2T family of data management appliances. Using Sony's SAIT technology, the iStoRA 4000 D2D2T product has the ability to archive up to 15 TB of data. Using the latest functionality of SATA disk and SAIT tape with the Integrity data management engine, the iStoRA 4000 is said to provide users with enterprise functionality at an affordable price.
Dot Hill targets high bandwidth apps
Dot Hill Systems Corp. today announced that it has released its RIO Xtreme storage products, which are optimized for high sequential bandwidth applications such as streaming audio/video, data acquisition and high-performance computing. Built with enterprise-class fault tolerance, RIO Xtreme storage products comprise a high-performance 1U RAID control head and a 2GB Fibre Channel 2U JBOD enclosure that expands to 28 TB by adding additional 2U enclosures and drives.
AdventNet offers database tool ... for free
Database software provider AdventNet Inc. has released a free edition version of its SwisSQL Database Stored Procedure Migration Tools. With this edition, customers can migrate up to 5,000 lines of stored procedures across databases such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, and IBM DB2. Because it's an automated tool, SwisSQL eliminates the need for manual database migration that typically requires a high investment of labor, cost and time.
Atempo signs OEM deal with DTC
Following Iron Mountain's acquisition of Connected Corp yesterday, Atempo Inc. has announced it will license software from Datacenter Technologies Inc. to provide backup for large numbers of desktops and notebooks.