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RELDATA Inc. (www.reldata.com), the innovation leader in unified block and file storage solutions over iSCSI, announced today that GSE Power Systems has deployed a RELDATA storage system for centralized storage and replication to more efficiently manage and protect its customer data to support complex integration and configuration activities. GSE Power Systems, headquartered in Sykesville, Maryland, is the world leader in real-time simulation and training solutions for the electric power, oil and gas and chemical process industries. The company has delivered more than 1,100 simulation and training applications that teach employees how to operate equipment safely to hundreds of customers in more than 50 countries around the world. "Activating our simulation and training applications at customer sites is a highly complex process where data protection plays a key role,... (more)

VP & Citrix CTO Harry Labana Joins Atlantis Computing Advisory Board

Atlantis Computing, a provider of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) storage and performance optimization solutions, on Thursday announced that Harry Labana, vice president and chief technology officer for Citrix desktop and application virtualization, has joined the Atlantis Computing Advisory Board. "With the Atlantis ILIO software, Atlantis Computing has delivered an elegant solution that makes the virtual desktop experience better than a PC," said Harry Labana, vice president and chief technology officer for Citrix desktop and application virtualization. "Atlantis Computin... (more)

MDM and the Big Bang

Perhaps the biggest problem to consume organizations over the past few years was to target the implementation of MDM as the Big Bang deliverable. The Big Bang deliverable is any MDM project where the goal of the project is the total integration of all consuming operational systems by one date. I am personally not aware of a single project where this goal was achieved without delay for one reason or another. Not one. I visit many accounts and I always ask the question and I almost always get the same answer. I’m not asking for the formal reference and the customer story that the v... (more)

Ventana New Media Named as Finalist in the 2011 Golden Bridge Awards

Ventana New Media announced today that the Golden Bridge Awards has named the company’s patent-pending Ventana New Media EngineTM (NME) a finalist for the 3rd Annual 2011 Golden Bridge Awards in three categories including Services-Innovations; Search Engine Optimization and Websites; and Websites, Blogs and Social Media Services. This industry and peer recognition from Golden Bridge Awards is the world's premier business awards program. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smal... (more)

Actifio Secures $8 Million in Series A Funding

Actifio, a provider of Data Management Virtualization (DMV), has announced $8 million in Series A financing. The funds will be used to market Actifio's patent-pending technology which transforms individual data management application silos into a unified, virtualized, highly efficient solution for data protection, disaster recovery and business continuity. This financing was led by North Bridge Venture Partners and Greylock Partners. With the funds, Actifio will expand its sales channel, and invest in marketing to drive market share for its next-generation data management soluti... (more)