It is difficult to find a traditional storage vendor to bad-mouth FC (Fibre Channel) despite the increased adoption of iSCSI.
Stories by Scott Tyler Shafer
Many believe the differences between an enterprise and an SMB (small to midsize business) storage problem is a matter of size. Overland Storage Inc. hopes to bridge those differences this week by introducing the REO 4000, its second disk-based family of storage appliances aimed at SMBs.
Serial ATA, the alternative disk technology to Fiber Channel, just got its own alternative.
SAN FRANCISCO (10/20/2003) - At separate events for their respective customers and partners, Network Associates International Inc. and Internet Security Systems Inc. (ISS) have outlined strategies and product road maps that consolidate many security functions such as anti-virus protection, intrusion detection, and firewalls into single products.
SAN FRANCISCO (10/10/2003) - Out to change the way developers secure applications, BEA Systems Inc. next week will release WLES (WebLogic Enterprise Security), its first stand-alone security software product.
Automating identity management is the latest move from IBM Tivoli. The company announced on Monday that all of the components that make up its identity management software platform have been updated to allow automation of policies and processes.
SAN FRANCISCO (10/03/2003) - Hewlett-Packard Co.'s networking division next week will unwrap a slew of new switches, hoping to drive the adoption of GbE (Gigabit Ethernet) in the enterprise and leapfrog competitor 3Com Corp. in market share.
SAN FRANCISCO (10/03/2003) - Hitachi Data Systems Corp. is sharpening its focus on enabling customers to consolidate their datacenters, with the goal of stealing high-end market share from EMC Corp. Next week HDS will unveil an ILM (information lifecycle management) strategy, a third member of its Thunder 9500V family, new replication software, and enhancements to its Lightning 9900V series.
SAN FRANCISCO (09/29/2003) - Layer 7 Technologies Inc. on Tuesday will introduce a solution for securing and connecting Web services.
SAN FRANCISCO (09/29/2003) - After a lengthy hiatus from the router business, 3Com Corp. is jumping back in.
Michael Dell is preaching again. On stage delivering a keynote at September's OracleWorld in San Francisco, he explained to the assembled masses how Dell, with the help of Oracle, will become a dominant player in the enterprise datacentre.
SAN FRANCISCO (09/26/2003) - If history is a reliable indicator of future success, Dell Inc. appears set to take corporate datacenters by storm given its rapid ascent in the storage market.
SAN FRANCISCO (09/26/2003) - Michael Dell is preaching again. On stage delivering a keynote at September's OracleWorld in San Francisco, he explained to the assembled masses how Dell Inc., with the help of Oracle Corp., will become a dominant player in the enterprise datacenter.
The competition between Advanced Micro Devices and Intel in the server chip market was ratcheted up this week as each company released two processors. AMD introduced two models in its Opteron line, and Intel expanded its Itanium 2 family by two.
If it wasn't already clear that wireless networking was working its way into the enterprise, the latest announcement by Foundry Networks should seal the deal.