IBM is extending its X3 line of servers with the introduction of the IBM xSeries 260, a four-processor server designed for remote office locations or storage-intensive applications. The 7U high x260 includes up to twelve 3.5-inch SAS drives and customers can install capacities up to 300 GB per drive for a total of 3.6 terabytes of local storage.
Oracle demonstrates Sanrad
Oracle is now using Sanrad Inc.'s V-Switch in its Atlanta data center in the hopes of luring customers with a demonstration of the product in a real world environment. Sanrad is among a group of companies providing more than 160 combined terabytes of storage spanning 200 servers to showcase product lines with Oracle.
Seven Ten launches encrypted file system software
Seven Ten Storage Software Inc., a developer of file system software, announced the general availability of StorFirst with file level AES encryption. The product is aimed specifically at government customers looking to meet government compliance demands.
Emulex appoints Yoost
Emulex Corp. appointed Dean A. Yoost to its board of directors. Prior to his recent retirement from the firm, Mr. Yoost served as the Orange County office managing partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers.