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IBM readies high-end mainframe

IBM Corp. is set to unveil an update to its high-end z990 mainframe that analysts say will enhance the system's reliability and security and bring as much as a 40 percent performance boost to the box that is aimed at corporate users running very large database and transactional systems.

Cisco buy to link remote resources

Cisco Systems Inc.'s plans to acquire Actona Technologies Inc. is a move to help users link remote enterprise resources with corporate storage and file serving.

Startup aims to clean up data centres

Entrepreneur Cheng Wu is taking lessons learned about Web content delivery at his last start-up and applying them at his new venture to improve data-centre information management.

Net App embraces recent iSCSI specification

Network Appliance Inc. didn't waste any time last month, announcing support for iSCSI on two existing arrays/file servers just as the protocol was becoming an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) proposed standard.

Start-up scouts for redundant data

Deepfile Corp. CEO Jeff Erramouspe said that half the files on a typical corporate network are unaccounted for, either because they are redundant or haven't been accessed for a long time. Not only does this waste storage capacity, but it's a difficult environment to manage and can leave a company exposed to security risks, he said.

EMC touts SAN box as bargain

EMC Corp. is expected to bolster its network-attached storage system lineup next week with an inexpensive clustered midrange box and rules-based replication software that lets customers automatically distribute files over the network.

Novell to unveil remote-office appliance

Novell Inc. this week is expected to unveil a product that addresses the challenge of installing, configuring and managing networks in remote branch offices where IT professionals are scarce, and dedicated communication links are difficult and expensive to maintain.

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