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Broadcom Raises Ante In Emulex Takeover Battle
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
Emulex urged its shareholders to take no action while it reviews Broadcom's latest --and maybe final -- offer of $912 million.
Emulex Advises Stockholders to Take No Action in Response to Revised Broadcom Offer
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
Emulex noted that Broadcom stated in their announcement today that Broadcom dropped its consent solicitation without delivering any consents and that Broadcom has also filed a notice of dismissal of its Delaware litigation against Emulex and the Emulex Board of Directors.
Super Talent Ships New Line of Flash Disk Modules
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
New ide fdms bring a high performance ssd solution to embedded market
Clouds And Claims Seem To Go Hand-in-Hand
Commentary  |  6/30/2009  | 
I've seen something in storage that really stretches the "cloud" positioning pretty far out there. Recently, Emulex claimed they have a cloud adapter. A cloud adapter? InfiniBand adapters, Fibre Channel adapters and iSCSI adapters are well understood and deployed; but a cloud adapter?
Digital Reef And EntropySoft Announce Technology Partnership
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
Digital reef integrates entropysoft's enterprise content centric connectors into its unstructured data management platform as part of its best-of-breed technology partner strategy
Broadcom Raises All-Cash Tender Offer for Emulex to $11.00 Per Share
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
Urging Support for Negotiated Transaction, Drops Consent Solicitation, Litigation. Broadcom Does Not Intend to Nominate Alternative Board Candidates. Represents Broadcom's Best Offer for Expedited Transaction; Offer Expires July 14
Virtual Computer Releases Nxtop 1.1 With System Workbench
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
New management features include file system layering, enhanced performance and increased scalability.
F5 Integrates With VMware vCenter Server To Supports Alignment Of IT To Business
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
Tightly integrated solution affords enterprises a more agile it infrastructure; intelligent automation significantly reduces opex costs and dynamically allocates resources as business needs and network, application, or user conditions change.
Netgear's Advanced Gb Smart Switches Maximize Price/Performance
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
What were once considered advanced features like PoE and stacking are common place. Netgears two new switches offer them in an east to manage and cost effective package.
Skype For Windows Phones Outclasses iPhone App
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
The 3.0 version of Skype for Windows Mobile smartphones can make calls over a 3G network, send text messages, and transfer files with the handset.
Whiteboard Tutorial: What is FCoE?
Whiteboard Tutorial: What is FCoE?
Network Computing Videos  |  6/30/2009  | 
In part 1 of our FCoE Whiteboard series Storage Switzerland's George Crump explains the benefits of FCoE, namely the reduction of cabling and network cards in servers, the subsequent costs savings & convergence of infrastructure management.
Broadcom Raises Ante In Emulex Takeover Battle
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
Emulex urged its shareholders to take no action while it reviews Broadcom's latest --and maybe final -- offer of $912 million.
NETGEAR Introduces Line of Gigabit Smart Switches for SMBs with PoE and Stacking
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
Netgear's new advanced smart switches deliver ip network convergence with scalability and high-performance for smbs .
IDBS Acquires InforSense Providing Solutions For Research & Development Data Management
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
ID Business Solutions Ltd announced that it had concluded an unconditional agreement to acquire InforSense Ltd (InforSense), a company providing scientific and business intelligence (BI) technologies, in an all-cash transaction.
Hitachi Data Systems Continues To Add Innovation In Midrange Storage
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
Offers customers enterprise-class enhancements, greater flexibility for the adaptable modular storage 2000 family
Network Instruments Launches Largest Portable Retrospective Network Analysis Device
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
Faster in-the-field network forensics with new 4 tb Gigastor portable
Network Instruments Boosts Capacity On Portable Products
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
Network Instruments has announced the second generation of its GigaStor Portable line of in-the-field network recorders. Previously available in one or two gigabyte configurations, the new models are now available with up to four GB of storage and upgraded hardware...
InfiniBand Port Counters Reset: Market Reconfigured
Commentary  |  6/29/2009  | 
I expect competition in the all important Director Switch arena to really heat up in the second half of 2009 as vendors attempt to capitalize on the QDR inflection point to grab market share and fill the void left by Cisco. I expect the new 864-port QLogic 12000, 648-port IS5000 from Mellanox and the 324-port Grid Director 4700 from Voltaire to begin shipping to end-users in the second half of 2009. Unveiled last November at SC08, the QLogic 12000 stands out in this new class of huge InfiniBand
Rapid Growth of VMware Service Provider Program Illustrates Increased Demand for VMware-Based Cloud Solutions
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
With More Than 700 Service Providers Worldwide, the VMware Service Provider Program Offers Industry-Leading Products and Program Benefits and a Flexible Licensing Model, Enabling Partners to Easily Provide Cloud-Based IT Solutions to Customers
Nirvanix Brings Storage From The Moon To The Cloud With Successful Launch Of Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
Comprehensive imagery data from onboard cameras providing deeper understanding of the moon and its environment to be copied to CloudNAS-based solution
HP Eases Customers' Transitions to Virtualization
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
New HP StorageWorks and client virtualization offerings allow customers reduce costs, drive greater efficiencies
Radware Signs New Partner, Arec Networks, For Distribution Of Alteon Products
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
One of Taiwan's leading system integrators benefits from Radware's Alteon acquisition
Newservers And Scalable Informatics Partner To Deliver High Performance Cloud Storage
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
Automated high performance computing solutions provide alternative to shared virtual private server clouds.
Teradata Disaster Recovery Solution Helps Reduce The Panic Of Catastrophic Events
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
Teradata today announced that its Teradata Disaster Recovery Solution reduces the cost and takes the panic out of disaster recovery.
Napatech Optical By-pass Adapters Give OEM's Fail-over
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
Napatech Optical byPass switch gives in-line appliance manufacturers automatic by-pass capabilities.
New Napatech Bypass Solution Allows Upgrades Without Disrupting Traffic
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
The NTBPE provides a unique alternative to traditional in-line failover solutions, by also allowing intelligent upgrades of network appliance functionality without disrupting network connectivity.
NetGear Adds PoE Stackable Switches to Line
Commentary  |  6/29/2009  | 
Increasingly, small and medium businesses are using IP to collapse their voice and data networks. Rather than manage two autonomous networks, corporations can combine the two, which eases management functions, lowers costs, and increases efficiency. However, these new converged networks require additional capabilities, such as Power over Ethernet (PoE), so NetGear added that feature to its switches.
Strange but True: Counsel and IT Should Actually Talk
Commentary  |  6/26/2009  | 
Energy Brands' counsel and IT department communicated poorly and the results could have been devastating. They dodged the bullet but will you?
Jetico BCWipe Enterprise Removes Sensitive Data
News  |  6/26/2009  | 
Data encryption hides sensitive data from prying eyes. File wiping securely deletes what is left over.
HP Offers Free Windows 7 Upgrades
News  |  6/26/2009  | 
Offer comes under Microsoft's Windows 7 Upgrade Option but does not extend to all HP systems.
PANDUIT SFP+ Assemblies Provide A Low Power, Low Latency Interconnect
News  |  6/26/2009  | 
PANDUIT enhances its portfolio of high speed data transport solutions to address the ever-increasing bandwidth requirements of advanced data center network applications.
Survey Says Virtualization Plays Role In DR, But Not Complete Solution
News  |  6/26/2009  | 
Virtualization, cloud computing and grid networking all on horizon for recovery strategies.
Jetico Unleashes Enforcer On Enterprise Data Deletion Policies
News  |  6/26/2009  | 
Bcwipe enterprise launched as industry's first data wiping tool supporting systems management to enforce policies
Green IT Survives The Recession, Will Green Storage?
Commentary  |  6/26/2009  | 
George asks when will green storage be a key part of the green IT effort?
Native Format? Not so Fast
Commentary  |  6/26/2009  | 
IT may be called on to produce literally millions of pages of discovered data. The product may be printed or electronic or both and IT may have little warning.
DataDirect Enters Private Storage Cloud Market
News  |  6/25/2009  | 
DataDirect Networks enters the burgeoning market for private cloud storage systems targeting applications like WEB 2.0 providers and medical imaging that need massive, scalable file storage solutions to support high aggregate performance.
Asset Point Releases Version 5.0 IT Asset Management Software
News  |  6/25/2009  | 
The Most Affordable Application for IT Transformation from Data Center to the Desktop
EMC's Advanced Data Protection Enhances Efficiency Of Oracle Environments
News  |  6/25/2009  | 
New Solutions Reduce Costs, Improve Efficiency And Maximize Performance
EMC Expands Cambridge Research Presence
News  |  6/25/2009  | 
Sponsors MIT Media Lab, Opens EMC Research Cambridge
Seanodes Exanodes Boosts I/O Of Solid State Disk (Ssd) For Low-Cost, High-Performance Storage
News  |  6/25/2009  | 
Seanodes Shared Internal Storage design enables new markets, applications for SSD
Wall Street Firms Look To New Technologies To Counter Budget And Skills Challenges
News  |  6/25/2009  | 
New Report from SIFMA and IBM Identifies Cloud Computing as the Technology with the Greatest Potential to Force Business Change
Prostor Adds Flexible Options To Infinivault Release 2
News  |  6/25/2009  | 
ProStor has added remote replication to store many copies of the data and relaxed the write only enforcement allowing policy based management and capacity reclamation.
Storage vendors make value plays
Commentary  |  6/25/2009  | 
With the economy struggling at best vendors are flooding my inbox with products that promise to deliver Peter Luger's or Ruth's Chris quality at Sizzler, or at least Outback Steakhouse, prices. Money's tight and vendors that boost their value will get more business now and customer loyalty in the long run. Here are a few I found interesting and a vendor bucking the trend.
MetroPCS Offers $5 International Calling Plan
News  |  6/25/2009  | 
The unlimited international calling plan is an aggressive move in the highly-competitive prepaid mobile market.
Empirix Releases Empirix Testing As A Service, A Completely Flexible, Custom End-to-End Testing Solution
News  |  6/24/2009  | 
Empirix Testing as a Service combines Empirix's technology breadth with deep testing expertise to help contact centers ensure a quality customer-agent experience at low cost
Verizon's EVPL Dynamic Bandwidth Offers Bandwidth On Demand
News  |  6/24/2009  | 
Verizon's EVPL Dynamic Bandwidth lets you alter Carrier Ethernet bandwidth on demand.
Dot Hill Secures Six New Patents
News  |  6/24/2009  | 
Dot Hill awarded patents in RAID data transfer and disk management.
Wd'S New Dual-Drive My Book(R) World Edition(Tm) Ii Network Storage System Adds Extra Protection For Valuable Data
News  |  6/24/2009  | 
Offers an Easy, Double-Safe Way to Backup Computers and Share Media Throughout the Home
Kroll Ontrack Announces Enhanced Suite Of Advanced Search Technology Products
News  |  6/24/2009  | 
Introducing E-Mail Threading and Near Duplicate Identification Capabilities, Ontrack Engenium Provides the Most Comprehensive Collection of Advanced Search Technology Available Today
Supermicro Showcases World'S Densest And Greenest Hpc Solutions At Isc '09
News  |  6/24/2009  | 
1,440 processor cores per 42u rack with 4-way superblade(r) optimized for six-core amd opteron(tm) processors, qdr infiniband, gold level power efficiency
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