Stories by Deni Connor

VMware only holdout on multi-vendor server management

Managing both the hardware and software of rivals has been a standard feature for management software vendors for years. Only recently however, have virtualization vendors begun to follow suit-offering the ability to manage not only their own virtual server environments, but those of competitors as well.

VMworld a launching pad for virtualisation wares

VMware isn’t the only vendor unveiling technology at its annual conference. Several exhibitors, too, plan to demonstrate new wares at this week’s VMworld conference in San Francisco, which is expected to draw as many as 10,000 IT professionals.

Virtualisation specialist XenSource unveils OEM edition

XenSource — which Citrix Systems is in the process of acquiring — has announced a version of its open source Xen virtualisation hypervisor that original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can embed in their servers and other devices.

Cisco acquires NeoPath

<a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/cisco/">Cisco</a> Tuesday acquired file-area networking company NeoPath Networks for an undisclosed amount.

EMC to boost midrange storage

EMC is expected to introduce on Feb. 20 a midrange storage array that is designed for workgroup or departmental use and features both iSCSI and Fibre Channel capability.

Drives target speed, capacity and displacement

Seagate claims its new drive is the fastest available. Meanwhile ProStor announced a new high-capacity removable disk drive as a replacement for tape media for workstations and servers in small and midsize markets.

Iomega ships disk-based small business backup

Iomega (http://www.iomega.com/na/landing.jsp) Wednesday announced the availability of a removable disk backup (http://www.networkworld.com/newsletters/sbt/2005/1003networker3.html) product that makes it easier for small businesses (http://www.networkworld.com/topics/smb.html) to protect data easier and faster.