Data replication provider NSI Software has replaced its founder and CEO Don Beeler with a venture partner from ABS Capital Partners. Dean Goodermote took over as CEO for the data protection software company three months after his company led a round of funding in NSI. The 14-year-old Hoboken, N.J.-based company is expected to announce two new products year and is considering its initial public offering and acquisition options.
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 tape, the company claims.
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.