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Nexsan, a leading provider of energy-efficient, long-term disk storage, today announced that Franklin Synergy Bank is ensuring simple, reliable and cost-efficient data recovery using Nexsan SATABoy™ storage systems as the hardware foundation for its disk-based backup and recovery environment. Using Nexsan AutoMAID™-enabled SATABoy disk storage, the successful independent bank ensures fast data recovery while reducing storage system energy requirements. Opened in November of 2007, Franklin Synergy Bank located in Franklin, TN is a unique establishment bringing a combination of traditional community banking, such as trust, competence and expediency, with innovative, technologically-advanced delivery systems. This combination creates synergy, a process in which the sum of tailored banking products, advanced technology and dedicated bankers define a superior banking ex... (more)

Storage Virtualization Takes Steps Forward

Anyone wonder why storage virtualization is still growing relatively slowly while server virtualization platforms like VMware have gone on a tear? If so, a look at the licensing strategies that these two respective virtualization technologies have adopted provides some insight into why. In server virtualization, once a software feature is licensed, it is available to all of the virtual machines (VMs) hosted by that server virtualization OS. Granted, there is a caveat in that the software license pricing is dependent upon the number of CPUs in the physical host. In the case of VM... (more)

LiveOffice and Mimosa Forge First Partnership

LiveOffice, the leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) email archiving, email hosting and email continuity solutions, and Mimosa Systems, the leader in next-generation email, file and SharePoint archiving solutions, today announced beta availability of LiveOffice CloudMerge for Mimosa NearPointTM, a software application that seamlessly connects Mimosa’s on-premise archive to LiveOffice’s cloud-based archive. The joint offering leverages the best of both infrastructures to deliver cost-effective, long-term storage and expedited external eDiscovery for on-premise Microsof... (more)

Agiliance Unified Privacy Management Solution

San Jose, California –  Agiliance Inc., the leader in integrated Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), today announced the Agiliance Privacy Manager to the current suite of GRC applications.  This application enables organizations to manage privacy compliance, reduce risk and demonstrate due diligence by proactively assessing privacy risks.  The Privacy Manager is fully integrated on the Agiliance RiskVision platform and provides automation assistance for key privacy management tasks of data classification, privacy compliance assessments, privacy impact assessments (PIA), privac... (more)

Nexsan Expands Highly Efficient Storage with 84TB SATABeast

Virtualization Magazine Nexsan announced at the company's NexStep EMEA VAR conference that it has doubled the capacity of the award-winning SATABeast storage system from 42TB to 84TB in only four units (4U) of rack space. Built to provide the best power efficiency and space efficiency in the industry along with meaningful cost efficiency, the SATABeast enables midsized organizations to achieve both exceptional capital and operational cost savings. The highly efficient SATABeast is the ultimate solution for data intensive storage applications that require 24x7 online data access.... (more)