SunGard offers DR services for small businesses SunGard Availability Services and Recall Corp. announced an agreement to provide data protection and disaster recovery (DR) services for small and midsized businesses (SMBs). Recall can now offer its Data Protection Services, which provide secure, off-site protection and regular rotation of backup media, along with SunGard's information availability services, the companies said.
Luminex unveils mainframe developer kit for FICON Luminex Software Inc. announced a mainframe developer platform for FICON that incorporates Luminex's FICON driver and mainframe control unit software, and Emulex LightPulse Fibre Channel host bus adapters. According to Luminex, new software developers can now enter the mainframe market more easily as the developer kit shields the developer from the complexity of the mainframe channel and control unit architecture. Using the platform, time to market for new or
Separately, Luminex announced the completion of the installation and release for production of its Channel Gateway 3200 mainframe encryption product at a global financial services company with several million customer accounts.
Network Engines OEMs Availl WAFS software Security appliance provider, Network Engines Inc., and Availl Inc., a WAFS vendor, announced that the two companies have signed an OEM agreement under which Network Engines will license Availl's WAFS software. The software will be included in Network Engines' line of Windows-powered appliance product offerings. The first such appliance is the DBX appliance built by Network Engines to power the Getronics' Managed Branch product, also announced today.
IT services company, Getronics, launched its Managed Branch solution for the financial services sector, developed jointly with Microsoft and Network Engines. Managed Branch provides all the technology and IT services needed in the branch workspace as a utility, according to Network Engines. By using Managed Branch, banks can release capital and reduce total cost of ownership, while increasing their speed and agility in responding to the market and the needs of their customers, the company said.
Florida veterinary center deploys StoreAge Storage software provider, StoreAge Networking Technologies announced that the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center has just completed its installation of the StoreAge SVM for creating and managing a homogeneous storage area network at the facility.
3Par and Data Domain set up in Japan Data Domain and 3Par Data Inc. announced new operations in Japan. Data Domain has staffed up with new offices in Tokyo and 3Par has partnered with Uniadex Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nihon Unisys Ltd.