Users at the recent Storage Networking World conference in Florida say they are looking to consolidate disparate storage systems into storage-area networks (SANs) as a way to cut costs.
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The trial involving a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Symantec against Microsoft is now expected to begin in December 2007, according to an attorney familiar with the case.
EMC has released Infoscape, a software package it says can help users manage unstructured files. The new tool can help users to comply with US government regulations like the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, says EMC.
Exabyte is being purchased by video-conferencing systems vendor Tandberg for US$28 million (NZ$42 million).
IBM this week brought out upgrades to its high-end and midrange storage arrays, along with a new line of high-end appliance and gateway storage offerings manufactured by Network Appliance.
One of the current most talked-about movies, Snakes on a Plane, required serious silicon in addition to Samuel L Jackson and all those reptiles.
In an effort to beef up its presence in enterprise content management, IBM will buy FileNet for US$1.6 billion (NZ$2.5 billion) in cash.
EMC plans to provide USERS with data classification functionality, a move that could signal another wave of mergers and deals with storage industry start-ups.