Storage roundup: EMC adds QLogic 8 Gbps Fibre Channel stackable switches to reseller program

EMC adds QLogic 8 Gbps Fibre Channel stackable switches to reseller program; NetApp qualifies Emulex OneConnect UCNAs for 10 GbE, FCoE; CommVault Simpana safeguards customer data; and more.

EMC Corp. will begin selling QLogic Corp.'s 5800V Series 8 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC) stackable switches next month through its EMC Select reseller program. EMC will offer the QLogic switches for its Symmetrix V-Max, Symmetrix DMX, Clariion and Celerra storage platforms.

QLogic's switches incorporate its inter-switch link (ISL) technology and include dedicated high-speed 10 Gbps FC stacking ports, which can be upgraded to provide 20 Gbps performance.

NetApp certifies Emulex OneConnect UCNAs for 10 GbE and FCoE

NetApp Inc. has qualified Emulex Corp.'s OneConnect Universal Converged Network Adapters (UCNAs) for 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) host server connectivity for use with NetApp Ethernet storage solutions. Emulex's single-chip UCNA server adapter has hardware protocol offload support for Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), iSCSI and FCoE.

South African engineering firm picks 3PAR InServ Storage Server

3PAR Inc. said Bateman Engineering, its first Utility Storage customer in South Africa, has reported reductions in capacity requirements and administration time after consolidating onto 3PAR's InServ Storage Server.

CapitalSource Bank uses CommVault Simpana to safeguard customer data

CapitalSource Bank, a Los Angeles-based retail bank, said it's using CommVault Systems Inc.'s Simpana software to safeguard financial and operational data dispersed across 22 branch locations, as well as a main data center and disaster recovery site. The bank is using Simpana modules for backup and recovery, data replication, archiving and data deduplication.

EMC names Veritas veteran as chief marketing officer

EMC Corp. named 20-year IT industry veteran Jeremy Burton as executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Burton was the CMO for EMC's data protection competitor Veritas before it was acquired by Symantec Corp. in 2006, and had been CEO of Serena Software Inc. for the past three years.

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