Daily compilation of storage news:
Veritas refreshes Linux Symantec Corp. announced the release of the 4.1 version of Veritas' Storage Foundation line of Linux software. The new versions of the software are meant to be hardware-agnostic, supporting different operating systems, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9.
The 4.1 release also adds support for 64-bit architectures including Intel's Itanium and Xeon EM64T, and AMD Opteron. Pricing on the Storage Foundation line starts at $400. Veritas' Cluster Server or Volume Replicator start at $1,500.
Ario releases FC-SATA controller Ario Data Networks has announced the Sanario FS, a new RAID controller supporting both Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA) disk drives. The controller supports a four gigabit Fibre Channel (FC) host interface and a three gigabit disk drive connection. The controller also supports snapshot, RAID-6 and the SMI-S open industry management standard.
Constant Data offers CDP Constant Data, Inc. has announced the release of a continuous data protection (CDP) product for Windows, Solaris and Linux servers. The CDP feature is being offered free of charge for new or existing customers with Constant Replicator support contracts.
Xiotech to integrate Brocade
UK police force upgrades storage with GlassHouse GlassHouse Technologies has announced that it will be upgrading its VIPER (Video Identification Parade Electronically Recorded) lineup-database system for the West Yorkshire police. The UK police department has been using the system since 2002; now, GlassHouse will head up a two-part project to manage the system's data and work on storage, retention and recoverability objectives.
Activision uses OpenPages SOX Express OpenPages announced that entertainment distributor Activision, Inc. has chosen its Sarbanes-Oxley Express (SOX Express) software. Activision will use the product to automate review of its internal controls documentation and boost Section 404 and 302 compliance.
VeriStor to integrate Revivio VeriStor Systems announced it has been named to Revivio, Inc.'s channel partner program. VeriStor will integrate Revivio's CDP into its storage equipment packages for customers.
Mimosa partners with NSI for Exchange DR Mimosa Systems, Inc., has announced its NearPoint e-mail archiving software for Microsoft Exchange Server will support NSI Software's Double-Take. The software combo will allow local and remote recovery of Exchange data. The NearPoint disaster recovery (DR) option starts at $2100 for the base product and is available now.
LSI Logic to demonstrate RAID products
LSI Logic Corporation announced that it will demonstrate its iMegaRAID SATA storage adapters at LinuxWorld this week. iMegaRAID kits include the MegaRAID SATA 300-8X or the SATA 300-8XLP and are priced starting at $1,099.00.
Spare Backup upgrades service Spare Backup Inc., a subsidiary of Newport International Group launched an upgrade to its Spare Backup service last week. The startup has been gaining attention due to reseller deals with HP and CompUSA.