Compaq, Atempo Strike NAS Backup Partnership
To give end users more data back-up options, Compaq Computer Corp. on Monday will announce a partnership with Atempo Inc.To give end users more data back-up options, Compaq Computer Corp. on Monday will announce a partnership with Atempo Inc. The deal will let Houston-based Compaq include Atempos network data management protocol (NDMP) technology into Compaq network-attached storage (NAS) units. The software will be included with all of Compaqs NAS units beginning early next year, and users of older units will be able to download the software as a plug-in, Compaq NAS marketing director Mark Nagaitis said.
"We already support native back-up software from Computer Associates, Veritas and Legato. But more and more we believe NDMP is emerging as the standard," Nagaitis said.