Riverbed upgrades WAN optimization software

Also, EMC upgrades Data Domain deduplication appliances

Riverbed on Monday announced that it has enhanced the software for its Steelhead WAN optimization appliances. RiOS 6.0, which powers Riverbed’s appliances has been enhanced with support for Citrix XenApp, Mac clients, Oracle E-Business Suite 12 and Microsoft SharePoint. The company also has added the capability to recognize disaster recovery traffic and optimize it on a per-TCP connection basis. This capability enables the autonomic adjustment of compression and deduplication. RiOS 6.0 is expected to be available on November.

EMC upgrades Data Domain deduplication appliances

EMC on Monday announced that it has upgraded the EMC Data Domain storage appliances to increase the performance of deduplication. The company has also increased the capacity of the appliances with new models – the DD630, DD610 and DD140 systems. The DD630 and DD610 appliances offer 1.1 TB/hour and 675GB/hour of storage throughput, respectively. The DD630 and DD610 support as much as 420TB and 195TB of logical storage capacity. Each new appliance supports CIFS and NFS.

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