Stories by Deni Connor

Gadzoox Launches Storage Pooling Devices

Gadzoox Networks Inc. next week will announce an appliance that lets storage administrators group their heterogeneous servers and storage into a pool so disk space can be shared efficiently among a variety of servers.

HP, Sun, Hitachi to revamp high-end storage lines

Storage systems will be dramatically faster and have loads more capacity after three key vendors - Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems and Hitachi Data Systems - make high-end disk subsystem announcements this month.

Compaq Expands SAN Storage Capacity

Compaq Computer Corp. announced a raft of storage products this week for corporate users who wish to divorce their Fibre Channel storage-area networks (SAN) from legacy SCSI storage.

Novell beefs up Internet mail

The latest version of Novell's Internet mail package will make it easier for network executives to integrate messaging onto a single platform and manage larger volumes of mail.

CNT Pushes Tape Vaulting

Wide-area storage vendor Computer Network Technology Corp. and tape outsourcing company Iron Mountain Inc. have announced a tape vaulting service for customers wanting to protect their data environments.

Veritas Bolsters SAN Management Software

Storage administrators will have an easier time managing their resources and Fibre Channel hardware with software Veritas Software Corp. introduced this week, the company claims.

Marathon Boosts Win NT Server Performance

Marathon Technologies Corp. is introducing a multiprocessor version of its software and hardware that promises higher data throughput for Windows NT Server users.

CommVault Bolsters Network Backup Package

CommVault Systems Inc. introduced software this week that makes it easier for customers with mixed Windows NT, Windows 2000 and NetWare servers to back up and recover files.

Sun Debuts Network-Attached Storage Gear

Sun Microsystems Inc. entered the high-end network-attached storage (NAS) market this week with a family of file servers that let network managers at dot-com companies, enterprise workgroups and service providers add up to 10 terabytes of storage to local Ethernet networks.

Battered Novell to Focus on Internet Opportunities

Financially battered Novell Inc. this week reorganized into four business units charged with focusing on new Internet- related opportunities, as well as Novell's traditional base of network staples.

Novell partners with Lucent

Novell this week will partner with Lucent Technologies to advance a specification that lets various services providers share end-user data and deliver customisable services across wired and wireless networks.

Novell unveils service provider programs

Novell this week is starting to offer the first of its programs for service providers -- programs analysts say will be instrumental to the company's recovery.

Startup Plots Storage Over IP Coup

In Urdu, a native tongue of Pakistan, Nishan means "leaving an impact," which is what storage network startup Nishan Systems hopes to do with products that let users create storage networks using IP and existing Ethernet networks.

Hewlett-Packard eyes enterprise storage sector

Hewlett-Packard has added software that lets storage administrators efficiently manage and monitor the company's high-end disk array from a single console and feed data to enterprise systems management frameworks.