Increased virtual volume size conserves CPU cycles by allowing customers to turn off the compression functions required to fit application data into the volumes that were previously limited to 800 MB.
IBM offers federated records management IBM has combined its DB2 Records Manager and WebSphere Information Integrator Content Edition into an integrated solution that it claims reduces the complexity of managing records.
Corraid unveils SATA storage Corraid Inc announced SATA disk drives for its EtherDrive storage appliance. The refined chassis design includes 15 hot-swap drive bays that accommodate standard SATA disk drives. The new shelf offers a dual Gigabit Ethernet interface, redundant hot-swap power modules and fans. Fully populated drive bays using 400 GB disk drives yield 6 terabytes (TB) of storage, but using 500 GB drives, the new Coraid shelf provides 7.5 TB of storage.