Overland plans primary storage acquisition According to comments by Overland Storage Inc. president and CEO Christopher Calisi, tape- and disk-based backup appliance manufacturer Overland plans to acquire a primary storage vendor. An announcement on the acquisition is planned on or before Aug. 15, the date of its fiscal 2005 financial report.
QLogic to support Mac OS X QLogic Corp. has announced that its SANblade Fibre Channel host bus adapters, SANbox switches and SANsurfer software now support Mac OS X and the Xsan file system.
AOL acquires Xdrive America Online Inc. announced yesterday that it has acquired Xdrive Inc., a startup that manages online "virtual" hard drives for desktop users. A company spokesperson for AOL said yesterday that Xdrive's middleware would be incorporated into AOL's services for members, including e-mail, online photo albums and other file sharing systems. Xdrive will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of AOL under the Digital
Brocade slips for second consecutive quarter Shares of Brocade Communications Systems Inc. fell nearly 12% Wednesday after the network equipment supplier warned it would report a loss in the third quarter and that revenue would fall well short of its forecast. Brocade has missed its guidance for the second quarter in a row, with preliminary results showing revenue down by around 20% year-on-year.