IBM group eyes open-source storage management

IBM is leading a new vendor alliance called Aperi to push new open-source storage management software. Cisco Systems, Computer Associates, Brocade Communications, Network Appliance, McData and Fujitsu are all participating. That’s nice, but critics say it is more of an anti-EMC marketing push. EMC said it wasn’t invited to join, nor are Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, Sun Microsystems or Veritas (Symantec) anywhere in sight. The group is also a challenge to the Storage Networking Industry …

Read more…

ALSO NOTED: CA ups security, storage in Unicenter 11; Unisys posts loss, cutting 3,600 jobs; QLogic buying Troika for virtualiz

> CA ups security, storage in Unicenter 11. Article

> Unisys has loss, cutting 3,600 jobs. Article

> QLogic buying Troika for virtualization. Article

> Fujitsu Unveils AMD-powered …

Read more…

Fujitsu software tackles enterprise information

Fujitsu plans to offer data management software by next spring. A tool called Business Information Navigator will provide enterprise-level searching of tagged content and also illuminate the relationships between content. Another tool, of an undisclosed name, is designed to manage syndicated (RSS) data. The enterprise purpose of the RSS manager is vague, but it could be used in contact center suites or for internal communications in companies with many locations.

For more on the software:
– check out this IDG News article

Tags: Software News   Fujitsu  

SPOTLIGHT: Fujitsu to offer Linux, server support services

Fujitsu in late September will begin selling Novell’s Linux and Intel server support in addition to its current Windows and Red Hat offerings. This is an extension of a previous Fujitsu/SuSE deal which applied to a more limited range of products. It now applies to Fujitsu’s PrimeQuest servers. Article

Tags: Servers   Red Hat   Novell   Linux   Fujitsu  

ALSO NOTED: US wins appeal against Korean chip maker; Tectura continues buying spree with ESG deal; and much more…

> US wins appeal against Korean chip maker. Article

> Tectura continues buying spree with ESG deal. Article

> Oracle profit up, beating expectations. …

Read more…
Tags: Oracle   Fujitsu