Manufacturers Form Initiative for Serial SCSI Products
Adaptec this week spearheaded an initiative with partners to deliver the industrys first serial-attached SCSI disk drives. Adaptec will work with Fujitsu, Hitachi, Maxtor and Seagate to co-market the disk drives to the enterprise. The development initiative will allow original equipment manufacturers and system integrators to design and test prototype Serial Attached SCSI products. This will also ensure compatibility of the Serial Attached SCSI interface with both Serial Attached SCSI and Serial ATA disk drives.
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Network Appliance Announces Disk-Based Data Retention System
Network Appliance last week unveiled a magnetic disk-based system targeted at regulated data industries, such as financial services, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and government. The system supports WORM functionality that prevents changes to stored data.
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MCE Introduces Desktop, Portable DVD-R/RW drives
Mac peripheral vendor MCE Technologies this week released desktop and portable DVD-recordable optical drives. The desktop model includes both FireWire and USB 2.0 interfaces.
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NeoScale Gains $12M in Funding, Names New CEO
NeoScale Systems added $12 million in a second round of equity funding, bringing the companys total financing to $25.5 million, the company said. The networked storage security software maker also named John McGraw as president, CEO and chairman of the board. Mr. McGraw formerly was CEO and remains on the board at Nishan Systems.
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