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EMC SourceOne delivers information governance to unstructured content; and other data storage news

EMC tackles file archiving, information governance with SourceOne addition; Promise, Tarmin combine for cloud archiving; Nasuni supplies cloud security prize.

EMC Corp. added two file archiving products -- SourceOne File Intelligence and SourceOne for File Systems -- to its SourceOne suite.

EMC SourceOne File Intelligence provides insight into the volumes of unstructured content and offers capabilities such as the deletion of inappropriate content, the transfer of information to a repository, and the use of the SourceOne archive or tiered storage. EMC SourceOne for File Systems offers the policy-based archival of inactive or duplicate content, and enforces retention and disposition policies over unstructured content; a search retrieves content in response to an investigation or e-discovery request. SourceOne File Intelligence is available today with the general availability of SourceOne for File Systems planned for the third quarter of this year.

Promise, Tarmin team on cloud archiving

RAID storage vendor Promise Technology Inc. and cloud archiving startup Tarmin Inc. have partnered on offer archiving and tiered storage. Joint customers can use Tarmin's automated policy-based management to archive and tier data to Promise's high-availability RAID solutions, cloud storage or both. The joint solution integrates cloud and traditional storage into a single pool, provides nondisruptive data movement across tiers and gives IT an integrated view of data.

Nasuni makes cloud security challenge

Cloud storage vendor Nasuni Corp. is offering $5,000 to the first person who can decode the contents of a file stored in the cloud by a Nasuni Filer. The Nasuni Filer uses OpenPGP to encrypt data for cloud security. Nasuni has made public a handful of files written to the cloud by a Nasuni Filer. Among them is the Prize File with a top-secret message inside. The first person to decode the file and reveal the secret message will win $5,000.

Maxell expands DAT tape capacity

Maxell Corp. made available its seventh-generation Digital Data Storage (DDS) media DAT 320 data cartridge, which has a storage capacity of approximately 320 GB. The DAT 320 also has a transfer rate of up to 24 Mbps, utilizes a high-performance metal evaporated tape, is backwards compatible with DAT 160, and features encryption capabilities currently employed by the LTO Ultrium format.

LSI launches configurable storage components for white boxes

LSI Corp. launched the CTS2600 family of configurable storage components for white-box channel partners. The components are designed for small- to medium-sized enterprises in direct-attached storage and SAN environments, and include controllers, storage enclosures and disk drives. The CTS2600 family allows channel partners to deliver systems with 6 Gbps SAS back-end drive connects and offers SAS, iSCSI and Fibre Channel interface options.

FalconStor software deployed by healthcare providers

FalconStor Software Inc. said its high-availability and disaster recovery data protection solutions are being used by large- and medium-sized healthcare organizations, including Florida Blood Services, Pinnacle Health, The Gastroenterology Associates of Cleveland, Grey Healthcare, Baylor College of Medicine and Community Health Centers Alliance.

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