Data Domain supplies disk-backup for mortgage lender Data Domain announced that Quicken Loans Inc., an online mortgage lender, has deployed the Data Domain DD200 Restorer to manage disk-based backup and recovery of its Microsoft Exchange e-mail servers. The DD200 recovery appliance is being used to store the company's e-mail data. Quicken Loans tested the DD200 for five weeks; system administrators were able to restore files quickly, without relying on third-party tape storage vendors, according to Data Domain.
Tandberg offers half-height LTO-2 drive InoStor Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tandberg Data ASA, announced what it claims to be the industry's most compact half-height LTO Ultrium 2 tape drive. The Tandberg 420LTO backs up 200 GB (native
Intransa, Swan Labs to speed up WANs Intransa Inc. has joined forces with Swan Labs Corp., a provider of WAN application acceleration technology, to improve performance of applications and recovery across the WAN. The collaboration will build on Swan Labs' joint testing and integration of its technology with Intransa's storage grid architecture. The partnership also includes sales efforts between the companies.
Acopia switches chosen by consulting firm Acopia Networks Inc. announced that Ibis Consulting Inc. is now using Acopia's ARX switches and experiencing improvements in the throughput, utilization and scale of its digital factory. Ibis analyzes and transforms electronic data for its customers for use in legal proceedings. Acopia's switches have allowed better scalability of Ibis' BlueArc file servers by providing real-time balancing of the data load, thereby making better use of available file storage capacity.
IBrix file system chosen by NCSA IBrix Inc. announced that the National Center for Supercomputing Applications has implemented IBrix Fusion, a parallel file system, on its 256-node Radium mini-cluster. Previously, the Radium cluster had no local storage, with the exception of internal drives for temporary space. With the deployment of IBRIX Fusion, applications are able to share a large data store across the entire cluster.
Zetta offers instant recovery software Zetta Systems Inc. announced the release of ZettaServer IR for real-time data protection and instant recovery. The ZettaServer IR software supports both Fibre Channel and iSCSI storage, and offers snapshots as well as the ability to scale storage nondisruptively. Zetta claims that the product is the first to offer connection-independent recovery for Fibre Channel, iSCSI and IP-based storage, allowing companies with blended environments to protect data, regardless of storage platform.