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SNS has released a free iSCSI Initiator for Mac OS X users. You'll still need an iSCSI array (a high speed storage area networking system) to make use of it, though -- like SNS's globalSAN systems.
Apple has updated its Xserve RAID with the ability to hold up to 10.5 terabytes (TB) of data.
Iomega has introduced a terabyte-capacity network attached storage system for small businesses and homes with hot-swappable drives, for $799.
LaCie is offering six new products for Mac and PC users to kick-start 2007, including new network storage systems, an external Blu-Ray disc burner and FireWire-based speakers.
Small Tree is offering ATA-over-Ethernet bundles for the Mac Small to Medium Business (SMB) market.
Infrant's new ReadyNAS 1100 is a 1U rack-mountable Network Attached Storage device that holds up to 3TB of data across four hard disk drives.
Iomega has introduced new StorCenter Pro Network Attached Storage devices with capacities ranging from 500GB to 1.5TB.
Infrant Technologies is now including Retrospect backup software with its ReadyNAS network attached storage systems, starting with the ReadyNAS NV+.
StorNext FX 1.4 -- software that lets Apple Xsan systems work natively with other operating system hosts like UNIX, Linux and Windows -- now supports SGI's IRIX and Red Hat Linux Advanced Server 4.0, Update 3.
Gizmac Accessories has introduced a 25U server rack -- twice the size of its largest previous unit.
Infrant's ReadyNAS NV+ is a Network Attached Storage system that features improved Mac support with Bonjour networking and better AFP performance. It also includes backup software.
Seagate has beefed up its Maxtor OneTouch III external hard drive and backup system with a Turbo Edition capable of storing 1.5TB.
Jim Dalrymple discovers just how easy it is to set up the search appliance that Google is marketing to small and midsize businesses.