Network Appliance Inc. (NetApp) introduced SnapManager for Oracle, an update of its snapshot software specifically meant for backup and recovery of Oracle databases on NetApp storage. The product does automated online backups and restores, and shows a storage management interface. Additionally, the product automates the cloning of Oracle databases.
"This fits within a suite of products we've integrated with Oracle," said Phil Brotherton, senior director of marketing for NetApp. He said the company had been testing its software at Oracle's North American Enterprise Technology Center in Atlanta over the past year.
EMC names Guardium NAS partner
Software startup Guardium Inc. has joined the EMC NAS Partner Program that will provide support for EMC customers using Guardium's SQL Guard database security product with EMC's Celerra NAS product line.
NetGear integrates Zetera IP storage
Zetera Corp. today announced that the first product to incorporate its Z-SAN technology is now commercially available from Netgear Inc. The product, called Storage Central (SC101), is a Storage over IP network storage system for the consumer/residential market. The product can also be designed for use with enterprise-level architectures, the company said.
Telecom providers use NetEx for BC/DR
NetEx announced that its HyperIP Data Replication Optimizer (DRO) software is being used by telecommunications companies, such as the Australian firm Telstra to provide business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) services as well as speeding IP-based data transfer services for its customers. HyperIP DRO boosts throughput on data replication products from EMC, NetApp and Symantec. The product also works with other standard transfer protocols, such as FTP and iSCSI.
Mendocino scores $18M Series B
Mendocino Software announced a second round of funding valued at $18 million, bringing its total funding to date to $33 million. Foundation Capital led the round, which also included investments from the other current investors -- Accel Partners, Advent International and Mayfield. The financing will be used primarily to fund infrastructure support for the company's product launch this year.