Quantum rolls out deduplication appliances

Also, QLogic partners with IBM for FCoE, again

Quantum on Wednesday rolled out a new family of deduplication appliances for network-attached storage devices. The DXi6500 family deduplicates files and ranges from 3T to 30TB of primary data. Targeted at midsize customers, the DXi6500 supports most backup software, including NetBackup and Symantec's OpenStorage API. The DXi6500 starts at $64,000 and is expected to be available in November.

QLogic partners with IBM for FCoE, again

QLogic announced on Tuesday that its QLogic 8142 converged network adapters will be used in IBM's Power-based p Series servers. The servers, which run AIX, Linux and IBM I applications, will be able to with QLogic's CNAs power virtualization, OLTP and transaction-intensive environments. The QLogic CNA's provide Fibre Channel over Ethernet connectivity and are based on a single-chip ASIC design. The QLogic 8100 Series adapters are available in multiple form factors including standard and mezzanine cards.

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