Stories by Deni Connor

Nexsan, Reldata team on IP SAN, NAS

Nexsan Technologies and Reldata have announced they are teaming to produce a combined IP storage area network/network-attached storage product that includes data replication over WANs.

Cisco kisses NeoPath products goodbye

Cisco has given notice to customers of NeoPath Networks, the file-area network (FAN) and virtualization technology company it bought last month, that NeoPath products, support contracts and professional services will no longer be offered.

ISCSI growth on the rise

iSCSI technology is entering the mainstream as growing numbers of enterprises consider the storage alternative for its lower costs and management simplicity, analysts say.

Novell-Microsoft pact quells hostilities

After years of hostility, Novell welcomed Microsoft for the first time to its annual BrainShare user conference to discuss implications of the vendors' controversial technology interoperability agreement

BRAINSHARE - Novell chief on Microsoft deal

At Novell's annual BrainShare user conference, CEO and President Ron Hovsepian sat down with Network World Senior Editor Deni Connor to talk about the Novell-Microsoft interoperability agreement and how it's helping Novell attract customers with mixed operating system environments.

BRAINSHARE - Novell users say Linux transitions successful

As Novell kicks off its annual user conference, customers are enthusiastic about their transitions from the legacy NetWare operating system to Linux. There's discord, however, among Novell users regarding the company's controversial technology pact with Microsoft.

Cisco acquires NeoPath

Cisco Tuesday acquired file-area networking company NeoPath Networks for an undisclosed amount.

Dell sets up SMB storage roll out

Dell this week unveiled systems for small and midsize businesses that let customers deploy storage-area networking and tape automation technology affordably.

Storage vendors debut new appliances, software

Storage vendors, including IBM and Sepaton, are readying new wares this week. IBM is rolling out a midrange tape library with encryption capabilities, while Sepaton is introducing virtual tape library appliances and refreshing its product line with appliances that support higher capacity and performance.

New players entering online storage backup market

Two new startups -- Storage Elements and Bitleap -- are getting into the outsourced, online data-protection and -vaulting market for backing up the data residing on enterprise business servers, laptops and desktops.