LAS VEGAS - EMC announced at its annual trade show today an upgrade to its data-caching appliance that allows storage arrays to replicate data between applications over distances greater than 2,000 miles.
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Index Engines announced today that its data collection software has been integrated with <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9138245/EMC_Update">EMC</a> 's Data Domain's de-duplication technology.
Some industry observers believe EMC, in its zeal to acquire Data Domain, may have overpaid for the prize and could have a difficult time realising a return on its investment.
Data Domain's board is asking stockholders to reject EMC's unsolicited offer to purchase the company, and instead approve a merger with NetApp.
NetApp has claimed victory in the bidding war with EMC over Data Domain, a vendor of deduplication storage systems, though EMC insists its all-cash offer is superior to NetApp's, which combines cash and stock.
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