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Nexsan, an independent provider of disk-based storage systems, has announced that Mentora, a provider of testing, tuning, and hosting services for business-critical systems, has chosen high-density Nexsan storage systems to save valuable rack space in its data centers and provide reliable, flexible, high-capacity storage in a private cloud environment. In its deployment, Mentora is using multiple Nexsan storage systems, including a SATABeast® for disk-based backup and SASBeast® for the company's private virtual platform. Mentora architects, builds and maintains customer environments at top-tier data centers, each with hundreds of servers, in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas and Washington, D.C., and delivers services nationwide to mid-market and large businesses. The company also provides application performance services for computing environments that include Oracle eBusines... (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)

A New Era of Post-Production Data Management Software

By Jerome M. Wendt Nearly every small, medium or large organization is heading down the path of adopting disk-based data protection as a way to solve their legacy problems of backup to tape. But what many of these organizations have yet to recognize is that as they adopt disk to store these post-production copies of data, a new opportunity is presenting itself. They now have the option to manage and leverage post-production data in ways that were never possible when on tape but now lack the tools to do so. Nearly every organization is somewhere on the journey towards implementing... (more)

Metalogix to Sponsor Sold Out SharePoint Saturday Chicago

Metalogix Software, a provider in content lifecycle management (CLM) solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Exchange®, and legacy environments, announced today that it is a silver sponsor of the sold out SharePoint Saturday Chicago event on June 11, 2011. Who: Metalogix will be exhibiting its SharePoint migration products at SPS Chicago What: Join SharePoint architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Office 365, and SharePoint Server 2010 at SharePoint Saturday Chicago. SharePoint Saturday Chicago is an educational, in... (more)

Knoa Announces Salesforce Cloud Solution

Knoa® Software, a provider of user experience and performance management software, has announced the availability of Knoa Experience and Performance Manager (EPM) for Salesforce Sales Cloud® and Salesforce Services Cloud®. Knoa's award-winning Knoa Experience and Performance Manager (EPM) solution goes beyond the performance of networks, hardware and infrastructure - providing a clear view of how users actually interact with the Salesforce Cloud applications. According to Credit Suisse forecasts, Salesforce revenue and market share in CRM will potentially grow to more than 40 pe... (more)