Teneros announces e-mail DR E-mail failover startup Teneros Inc. has announced a new low-end failover and high availability appliance for Exchange environments. The smaller version of its business continuity appliance will support up to 75 users for the smallest of small and midsized businesses (SMB), as opposed to the minimum of 250 users for its flagship product. It will retail for $9,995.00, as opposed to the $15,000-$20,000 for the big version.
Teneros also announced the completion of a Series C funding round of $20 million.
Teneros CEO Steve Lewis also hinted at the company's future direction in a briefing with SearchStorage.com. "I think by mid-2007, you'll see us protecting e-mail, databases, SharePoint, ERP [enterprise resource planning] and CRM [customer relationship management] systems," he said, adding that the company will be expanding disk capacities
By the end of the year, Lewis said the company's appliance would allow users to do remote failover at a geographically separated disaster recovery site.
Winchester Systems introduces RAID-6 box Winchester Systems Inc. introduced Enterprise RAID-6, a SATA dual-parity disk array. The company claims the product measures a 1.2 million hour MTBF (mean time between failures), 100% duty-cycle SATA disks with RAID-6 dual parity. The systems are available immediately with a manufacturer's suggested retail price of around $20,000.
LSI names non-exec chairman LSI Logic Corp. announced that its board of directors has elected lead director James H. Keyes to serve as its nonexecutive chairman, succeeding former chairman and LSI Logic founder, Wilfred J. Corrigan, whose term expired this month. Keyes is the retired chairman and former CEO of Johnson Controls Inc., a maker of automotive systems, and facility management and control products. He has served as a member of the LSI Logic board of directors since 1983.