Asigra goes after Veritas Asigra put out a press release announcing that "Veritas NetBackup users can escape new higher licensing fees by adopting Asigra Televaulting software, eliminating per server agent licenses." Neither Asigra or Veritas responded to inquiries for comment as of press time; stay tuned here for more information as it becomes available.
Sun adds grid services Sun Microsystems Inc. announced it has partnered with U.K. data management services provider InTechnology Plc., on two new services for U.K.-based customers of its upcoming Sun Grid Storage Utility, called Sun Grid Remote Backup and Restore Service (RBR) and Sun Grid Remote File Vault (RFV). Sun Grid RBR provides remote data backup, offered through usage-based monthly billing. Sun Grid RFV, a free service, runs on the Solaris 10 Operating
Sun also announced that it has extended an agreement with Virtual Compute Corp. (vCompute), a high-performance computing service provider, to more than 2 million hours of central processing units (CPUs) on the Sun Grid Compute Utility, in addition to 1 million CPU hours vCompute had previously purchased.
NetEx announces data migration program NetEx announced the release of its HyperIP Data Migration Optimizer program, a service aimed at resellers, designed to enable large-scale data migration acceleration over existing IP networks and provide a simpler, more cost-effective alternative to Fibre Channel over IP. The DMO program is generally available for qualified storage resellers, consultants and Sis. Monthly rental fees start at $2,043 per system with a renewable three-month minimum term.
Anacomp partners with 3Par 3Par announced that maintenance service provider Anacomp Inc. has been appointed as an Authorized Maintenance Provider for customers using 3Par InServ(R) Storage Servers. Anacomp will provide on-site maintenance and logistics services in the U.S. and U.K., as well as call center support in the U.K.
Ontrack signs with resellers Ontrack Data Recovery announced that resellers Programmer's Paradise and Revinetix will be offering Ontrack's PowerControls Mailbox Recovery Software for Exchange Server. PowerControls restores individual mailboxes, messages, folders, attachments and other elements from existing backups of Microsoft Exchange Server databases.
WysDM signs European partner WysDM Software Inc. announced that it has signed European integrator InTechnology as its first distributor in Europe.