Stories by Deni Connor

  • Network Appliance bolsters open developer program

    Network Appliance has announced that it is offering its Manage ONTAP API suite and Software Developer’s Kit free of charge to any company that wants to develop systems that will run better when integrated with the company’s file servers, nearline storage and caching appliances.

  • Just Call me Dell

    Dell Computer Corp. has outgrown its name, according to a recent filing with the US Securities Exchange Commission.

  • EMC, Cisco partner on storage switches

    EMC and Cisco Systems are expected to announce a partnership in which the storage giant will resell and support Cisco’s recently introduced Fibre Channel director-level switches.

  • Novell's grand plans for Linux

    Novell's announcement last week that it would migrate NetWare file and print, collaboration and security services to Linux could have created a lot more buzz among industry watchers and customers if only it had come sooner.

  • Novell brings together NetWare and Linux

    Novell has announced at its annual BrainShare user conference that, as it extends the capabilities of its legacy NetWare operating system, it will also finally extend those capabilities, features and services to Linux.

  • Exabyte downplays financial troubles

    Storage vendor Exabyte insists the company is in the midst of a financial turnaround, despite continuing quarterly losses and a recent US Securities and Exchange Commission filing full of warning signs.

  • HP, Hitachi swap storage APIs

    Hewlett-Packard and Hitachi Data Systems are expected to announce that they will exchange application program interfaces (APIs) for their respective storage arrays, thus enabling network managers to manage them from the same interface.

  • IBM, HP exchange management APIs

    IBM and Hewlett-Packard are expected to announce this week that they are exchanging management APIs for their storage hardware and software so network managers can manage their storage devices from a single management console.

  • CA automates backup and recovery

    Computer Associates International has enhanced the automation capabilities of its backup and recovery software this week to make it easier for IT managers to maintain business continuity.

  • Overland Data manages SANs

    Storage gear manufacturer Overland Data jumped into storage management software last week with the introduction of a suite of products to help network managers better monitor, configure and manage their storage area networks.

  • Apple's Xserve should do well at school

    Apple Computer rolled out two powerful servers this week that users and analysts say should do well in educational and graphics workgroups, but not in enterprise-level businesses.