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Genesis of a storage project

A video controller manufacturer was having problems with its storage appliances, ranging from slow read-write access to high maintenance costs. By replacing its NetApp hardware with Fiber Channel boxes from EMC, engineering simulation times have been reduced, from days or weeks to 45 minutes or less.

Seagate offers file recovery and rescue

Seagate has launched File Recovery for Windows software, designed to recover deleted or damaged files from a Windows disk or USB stick

ONStor, 3Par merge NAS/SAN

Network-attached storage vendor ONStor and storage-area network vendor 3Par recently said they have joined forces to deliver an offering that combines the best of both of their technologies.

Veritas expands research and development in India

Storage software vendor Veritas Software Corp. recently announced that it plans to expand its research and development (R&D) operations in India by hiring 300 new staff at its Pune facility over the next year.

Network Storage Takes Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

As networked storage (e.g., SAN, NAS) matures by 2004/05, larger and more sophisticated implementations will drive the need for storage applications to become application and DBMS aware, which will expose immature storage-related security procedures. Through 2004, the value proposition and price emphasis will shift from hardware components to software and services, further separating and forming a storage operations discipline independent of DBMS, systems, and application network management.

Balancing safety with convenience

IT users' desires and business executives' priorities are often at odds. A corporate storage strategy traditionally emphasizes data protection (backup) in favour of performance.

Microsoft continues move into storage management

Microsoft Corp. advanced its drive into the data storage management market recently with the acquisition of XDegrees Inc., a small developer of software designed to enable secure access to information stored across enterprise systems.

RedHat releases 64-bit Linux

Open source software company Red Hat Inc. released a version of its Linux operating system for Intel Corp.'s 64-bit Itanium processor, Red Hat said Monday.

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