StoreAge wins steel company bid Virtualization provider, StoreAge Networking Technologies, announced that it has finished a major installation at POSCO, one of the world's largest steel producers, with its integration partner, Infocube of Korea. The POSCO deployment of StoreAge's SVM split-path virtualization product hosts Oracle 9i ERP data for production, testing and DR. While providing protection of the database through replication and snapshot capabilities, the POSCO implementation also provides database engineers the opportunity to clone databases for the purposes of testing and development without hampering or endangering the production environment. Emergency patches, parameter changes and multiple rollbacks can be implemented on full-sized databases, offline, before committing them
LeftHand supports Microsoft MPIO, VSS ISCSI SAN provider, LeftHand Networks Inc., announced support for Microsoft's Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and Multi-Path I/O (MPIO). LeftHand's device specific module for MPIO supports a clustered SAN environment enabled with LeftHand's Distributed Storage Matrix architecture.UltraBac updates image-based DR software
UltraBac Software released an update to its Pro and Gold editions of UBDR, the company's image-based DR software. UBDR Version 2.0 now includes P2V (physical to virtual) support for VMware servers, Universal Serial Bus and FireWire storage devices, and Microsoft VSS.