Separately, NSI Software announced it has partnered with iSCSI software maker String Bean Software. In a typical String Bean WinTarget-based iSCSI storage network architecture with Double-Take replication, WinTarget provides block-level data storage services to servers used for files, Exchange or Microsoft SQL Server. Then, Double-Take provides data replication services between primary and secondary WinTarget servers. For failover purposes, all data is available on the secondary server.
Quantum targets broadcasters Quantum has unveiled a technology preview of a new tape drive and media -- SDLT 600A and Super DLTtape IIA, respectively -- developed to meet the requirements of broadcast and professional video IT-based workflows. SDLT 600A drives with DLTxchange are enhanced versions of Quantum's DLT technology. The new SDLT 600A delivers backup, sharing and archiving of High Definition, Standard Definition and other data assets on cheaper, durable
Storactive adds byte and file level protection Continuous data protection provider Storactive, Inc. announced LiveBackup Express Edition. This version of the software protects individual user documents such as spreadsheets, word processing documents and e-mail inboxes, and utilizes byte- and file-level redundancy elimination to improve performance.