Iomega revamps NAS servers
Iomega Corp. has updated its network-attached storage (NAS) lineup with the new Iomega NAS 400r servers. Building on Iomega's NAS servers for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the NAS 400r servers use a high-speed Serial ATA storage subsystem for a more reliable connection and improved RAID integration. The company said that the servers target the needs of corporate departments, enterprise workgroups, large remote offices and SMBs, offering models with 640 GB, 1 TB and 1.6 TB of storage. Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 is standard with all NAS 400r models. for better integration with Windows-based networks.
Xiotech announces replication appliance
Xiotech Corp. announced the availability of its TimeScale Rapid Restore replication appliance, which extends the automated resilience of its Magnitude 3D arrays in local environments to transfer data across remote sites -- enabling restores in seconds or minutes, it claims. With TimeScale, administrators can select datasets to replicate and establish policies on how up-to-date replicas.
Kasten Chase and StorageTek get certified
Kasten Chase and Storage Technology Corp. (StorageTek) have jointly announced certification of Kasten Chase's Assurency SecureData data encryption software with StorageTek L-Series tape libraries. Assurency SecureData provides encryption for data stored on tape or disk. The product works with storage area networks, iSCSI, direct-attached storage and internal disk. Both companies stated that the combination of StorageTek tape libraries and Assurency SecureData will help users achieve more scalable and efficient data archiving.