Storage Clips: StorageCraft lures Symantec users
Daily compilation of storage news:
StorageCraft offers discount to Symantec, Acronis users
StorageCraft Technology Corp. announced special upgrade pricing on its ShadowProtect Server Edition and ShadowProtect Desktop Edition backup and disaster recovery (DR) software for users of Symantec Corp.'s LiveState Recovery and Acronis Inc.s True Image customers. ShadowProtect Server Edition is available in North America for $699; ShadowProtect Desktop Edition is available in North America for $69.95; Live State Recovery and True Image customers will get 50% off the list price when they switch to ShadowProtect.
SGI announces high-speed array
Silicon Graphics Inc. (SGI) announced the InfiniteStorage 6700 system, a Fibre Channel array specifically designed for high throughput. The company claims a sustained throughput of up to 3 gigabytes per second for read or write. Before its official debut this week, the box was purchased by two long-time SGI customers, the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., which added 600 terabytes (TB) of SGI InfiniteStorage 6700 storage capacity to its Columbia supercomputer deployment; and Pacific Title & Art Studio, which purchased two SGI InfiniteStorage 6700 systems with 50 TB storage.
Addonics announces SATA controller
Addonics Technologies Inc. announced the CardBus eSATA RAID-5/JBOD adapter, which will allow notebook PC users to use SATA disks, RAID-5 and up to 1 TB of external storage.
The adapter comes with two eSATA ports and RAID-5/JBOD firmware. Users can attach two external SATA hard drives and configure them as RAID-0, RAID-1 or as one large hard drive. The product has a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $79.95.
BridgeHead appoints sales execs
BridgeHead Software appointed Alec Packham and Paul Appleby U.K. sales manager and U.K. sales engineer. Packham and Appleby both came from QStar where they worked together for the past 11 years.