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DUNEDIN, Fla., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are like most business IT planners today, you are probably struggling to find ways to contain costs, ensure compliance with regulatory and legal mandates, provide continuity for business critical services, and manage energy demand in your data center. Tactical measures won't do the job, and neither will stove-piping applications and data in a single-vendor technology stack - you need a C-4 Strategy. Help has arrived in the form of an online summit and open community called the C-4 Project. The project kicks off Friday with a C-4 Summit Cyberspace Edition at www.c4project.org. The C-4 Summit features video interviews and presentations by 17 speakers representing both business IT vendors and consumers, who offer their views on business IT strategy going forward. The event is free of charge and serves also to kick off... (more)

Xiotech Joins The Green Grid to Advance Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiotech Corporation today announced that it has joined The Green Grid, a global consortium dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in data centers and business computing ecosystems. As a General Member, Xiotech will work to develop industry-wide recommendations on best practices, metrics and technologies to help organizations improve energy efficiency in data centers and increase energy cost savings. By joining The Green Grid, Xiotech is helping influence both developers and end users of data center technology. Xiotech will work with The Green Grid to establish practices and processes to help organizations more easily measure and predict the energy consumption of their specific storage systems, based on their performance and capacity requirements. "In our experience, most organizations select a storage platform for a c... (more)

PolyServe Lands OEM Deal with XIOtech

XIOtech Corporation, the storage network software house, will resell PolyServe's Matrix Server clustering software for Linux systems along with its Magnitude RAC Pack offering. RAC Pack is an integrated, pre-configured bundle for deploying Oracle9i Real Application Cluster, including servers, database and storage infrastructure. Separately, PolyServe announced that it had clustered 16 Intel-based Linux servers running three Oracle databases and associated application workloads. It's supposed to be the largest and most flexible implementation of Oracle9i RAC yet. PolyServe said the proof-of-concept demo validated a new deployment methodology called Flexible Database Clusters that enables up to 16 low-cost Intel servers to be used for a single database cluster running multiple Oracle application workloads. ... (more)

VMware Virtualization Partner VMPowered Becomes Xiotech Partner

Xiotech Corporation announced that VMPowered joined Xiotech's new channel program as a VMware Value Added Consultant Referral partner, effective March 1, 2008. VMPowered is focused on helping companies move to a virtual IT environment, through virtual server and storage design, implementation and post-sales support. The company is a designated VMware Authorized Consultant (VAC) and VMware VIP Enterprise Partner. VMPowered works with end user customers directly and in partnership with storage vendors such as Xiotech. "We are always looking to partner with companies that are bringing true best-of-breed products to the virtualization space and are thrilled to begin working with Xiotech," said Rod Lucero, chief technology officer, VMPowered. "Xiotech was the first company to develop true storage virtualization years ago and continues to show a deep commitment to the tec... (more)

Specialty Materials Manufacturer Improves Plant Efficiency With ISE Technology From Xiotech

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiotech Corporation today announced that Spartech Corporation, a leading producer of specialty materials, selected Xiotech's Emprise(TM) 7000 storage system, powered by Intelligent Storage Element (ISE(TM)) technology, to be the cornerstone of its new IT infrastructure. The manufacturer chose the Emprise 7000 system to help it improve plant efficiency and operations, citing the system's high performance, reliability and overall value in its decision. Headquartered in Clayton, Mo., Spartech is a leading producer of engineered thermoplastic sheet materials, polymeric compounds and concentrates, thermoformed packaging and engineered product solutions. It faced continuous I/O bottlenecks impacting its ability to accurately plan and update production schedules, which is unacceptable in an industry where speed can be the d... (more)

Xiotech Fuels the "Apple Effect" in New Consumer Media Development, Delivery and Consumption Models

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/27/10 -- BD EVENT -- In the wake of Apple's latest computing revolution, Xiotech Corporation, a leader in intelligent application-oriented storage solutions, today announced that its patented Intelligent Storage Element (ISE™) technology has unlocked significant new capabilities in video and audio editing and production, in support of high-compute environments within Macintosh computers from Apple Computer, Inc. Users are now able to do the following from a single ISE unit: -- Support the equivalent of operating every movie theater screen in the state of Colorado at the same time from a single storage element. ISE can drive 750 simultaneous DVD-quality video-on-demand streams without losing a single frame, according to SPC-2 testing [1]. -- Play up to 25,000 MP3 files at the same time. -- Run four professional video editing proje... (more)

Xiotech's Robert Peglar Re-Elected Treasurer of SNIA Board of Directors

PHOENIX, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiotech Corporation, an innovator in data storage solutions, today announced that Robert Peglar, the company's vice president of technology, has been re-elected Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). He was seated for his second-straight two-year term on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the SNIA board meeting at Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall in Phoenix. Peglar is a 32-year storage industry veteran, published author and sought-after speaker and panelist at leading storage and networking-related seminars and conferences worldwide. At Xiotech he helps shape strategic vision and emerging technologies, defines future offering portfolios, plays a key role in product planning and serves as an industry/customer liaison. He has served as chair of the SNIA Tutorials, on the boards of the Gree... (more)

Xiotech's Emprise 7000 Edge Storage System Wins 2009 Gold Award for Best Midrange Hardware from Tech Awards Circle

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiotech Corporation announced today that Tech Awards Circle has selected Xiotech's Emprise(TM) 7000 Edge storage system featuring patented Intelligent Storage Element (ISE(TM)) technology as the winner of its 2009 Gold Award for Best Midrange Hardware. "This award is further validation that our Emprise storage systems, and the ISE technology they are built upon, are delivering superior value to end users," said Xiotech President and CEO Alan Atkinson. "We look forward to talking more with organizations implementing virtual servers and desktops to ensure they're deploying the right storage for their particular needs. With blazing performance, 100 percent usable capacity, a five-year hardware warranty and dramatically lower energy costs than other products on the market, our Emprise systems offer unique solutions and ben... (more)

Daticon Enhances Online Discovery Management Review Service

NORWICH, Conn., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Daticon, a Xiotech(R) Company, today announced the release of Virtual Partner(R) 8, a hosted service that gives customers direct access to their electronic data discovery (EDD) and paper conversion data through Daticon's Web-hosted central repository. The new release provides simplified search, retrieval, review and production, the review of native or image file formats, and a TIFF-on-the-fly capability for immediate availability of TIFF-based files for redaction and annotation. Virtual Partner 8 complements Daticon's existing EDD and paper conversion services. All aspects of the paper and electronic review and production management process are handled in house, providing single-vendor accountability and minimizing the need for file conversion and transportation of documents between service providers. "Because they handle bot... (more)

Xiotech Names Brian Reagan Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiotech Corporation, an innovator in data storage solutions, today announced that Brian Reagan has been named senior vice president of marketing and business development. He assumed the role Nov. 2, and he will lead the company's efforts to reinvigorate its brand and educate the industry about its game-changing Intelligent Storage Element (ISE(TM)) technology and the superior value it delivers to consumers. "Brian Reagan has a proven record as a corporate brand builder and momentum generator to go with a reputation as a strong voice for emerging technologies and sound business strategy," said Xiotech President and CEO Alan Atkinson. "We will be counting on him to help make Xiotech one of the biggest, most trusted names in the storage industry." Reagan comes to Xiotech from IBM, where he served as global strategy and ... (more)

Xiotech's ISE Technology to Reduce National Law Firm's Network Management by More Than 30 Percent

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN -- (Marketwire) -- 01/21/10 -- Xiotech Corporation today announced that Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the country, purchased two Emprise™ 7000 Edge storage systems powered by Intelligent Storage Element (ISE™) technology. Brinks expects the Emprise storage area networks (SANs) will reduce its network management time by more than 30 percent due to the systems' intuitive ICON Manager user interface and self-healing ISE technology, while also providing it with a full return on investment in just three years. Earlier this year, Brinks determined it was time to replace its legacy storage system to improve the operational performance of its IT network and the management of its storage infrastructure. It also wanted a more efficient way to recover data from users inadvertently deleting a file from a serve... (more)