Storage Web Digest: Startup Candera Reveals SAN Appliance
Company to announce its SCE 510 appliance, a combination switch and virtualization product that works on multivendor SANs.
Enterprise StorageStartup Candera Reveals SAN Appliance Candera this week plans to go public with a storage virtualization device after several years of development. The company will announce the release of its SCE 510 appliance, a combination switch and virtualization product that works on multivendor SANs. The new appliance can automatically identify devices on SANs by disk type, vendor and the level of supported redundancy protection, allowing system administrators to set up dynamic provisioning policies for different types of data, said Richard Meyer, Canderas principal engineer. The start-up, partly funded by the CIA, is selling the systems in clustered pairs that operate separately but can balance workloads between each other.
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Personal StorageSony Introduces New Portable Hard Disk Format Sony this week announced Giga Vault, a 40GB portable hard drive media. The unit features a form factor in which the media is separate from the USB 2.0 and i.LINK adaptor. This design enables users who purchase an additional cap to carry just the media portion between their two computers. Users can also purchase additional hard disk media as their storage requirements grow. The device is now shipping with a USB 2.0 interface. A FireWire version will be available in the fall. Read the full press release on:DataStoreX.Com
Storage BusinessDexxon-Data Picks Up Digital Storage The Dexxon-Data Media Group this week announced its acquisition of Digital Storage. Digital Storage, with about $140 million in annual revenue, is a wholesale distributor of computer media, hardware and supplies and markets storage-related hardware and accessories. Dexxon-Data Media Group is a Paris-based distributor of storage media and materials. Read the full story on:Business First of Columbus