Storage management software maker FileNet Corp. has announced it is setting off on a nationwide "mock trial" tour to demonstrate what happens when companies fail to retain and dispose of corporate documents properly, including electronic records. The company has hired expert attorneys on information management and records retention law to interrogate "witnesses." The tour kicks off with a mock trial on Sept. 14 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in Boston.
Startup partners integrate e-mail archive search product
Massachusetts e-mail archiving startup IntelliReach Corp. will integrate Norwegian search and alerting software maker Fast Search & Transfer's InStream Enterprise Search software with its next-generation policy-based message management product, scheduled for introduction later this year.
Japanese IT company picks StoreAge
Storage integrator StoreAge Networking Technologies announced that it has completed installation at Itochu Techno-Science Corporation (CTC) in Tokyo, with its partner, Computer Dynamics. The installation covers over 12 terabytes of data storage across a main site and a backup site; StoreAge provided the company with Hitachi Data Systems Inc.'s Sanrise systems, Microsoft Cluster Servic, and Brocade Silkworm 3800 switches at the main site. CTC is also using StoreAge's Asynchronous multi-mirror and multi-view mirroring and snapshot software.
Front Porch Digital provides digital archive in India
Incentra Solutions Inc. announced that its Front Porch Digital Broadcast and Media Division's DIVArchive (Distributed Intelligent Versatile) product was selected by Shaf Broadcast and Amrita TV in India to create a digital video archive. DIVArchive is a software middleware that enables interoperability between large digital media storage devices, video servers, editing systems and digital media workflow applications in the broadcast, media and entertainment industries.
EHarmony chooses 3Par
Online dating service eHarmony.com has chosen 3Par Data Inc.'s InServ Storage Server for its mission-critical data, including core customer and transaction processing databases, the companies announced. EHarmony is also using 3Par Virtual Copy snapshot software.
ASI to distribute LSI Logic
LSI Logic Corp. announced that its MegaRAID controllers and host bus adapters will be distributed by ASI Corp. The addition of ASI as a distributor comes as LSI Logic looks to expand its channel program; ASI primarily focuses on small and midsized businesses.
Troika gets patent for high-performance FC
Component maker Troika Networks Inc. announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued Patent No. 6,883,099 to the company for technology related to the use of Fibre Channel for high-performance computing and storage functions.
Kashya names new VP
Kashya Inc. announced the appointment of industry veteran Richard Walsworth, former vice president of marketing at Maranti Inc., as its new vice president of marketing. Walsworth will be responsible for technical and strategic marketing of the company's data protection software. Rick reports to Amar Rao, senior vice president of marketing and business development.
XOsoft names new VP of finance
XOsoft announced that David Fay has been named vice president of finance. Most recently, Fay served as corporate controller and director of operations for Marathon Technologies Corp. Previously he served as division controller for 3Com Corp.
McKesson CEO joins HP board
Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) announced that John Hammergren, chairman and chief executive of pharmaceuticals distributor McKesson Corp. will join HP's board this year.