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  • EMC updates Retrospect for Leopard

    EMC has released Retrospect 6.1.138, an update to its backup software for the Mac (originally made by Dantz, which EMC acquired). The update provides a fix for Leopard users.

  • EMC buys yet again

    EMC has acquired Voyence, which makes software called VoyenceControl that manages network changes and configurations on multiple vendors' equipment. The 78-person company will be integrated into EMC's Resource Management Software business unit.

  • EMC buys Berkeley

    EMC has acquired Berkeley Data Systems, provider of Mozy Online backup and recovery services.

  • Contact Energy shows the way with IP storage

    Three years ago, Contact Energy moved its storage requirements from IBM to EMC, because the latter was offering a potentially better internet protocol storage solution. “Today, we believe we can do most of what we need on IP,” says Harry Page, the company’s enterprise architect.

  • EMC garners praise with ‘green’ refresh

    EMC has introduced a new high-end Symmetrix DMX-4 storage system, as well as enhancements to its mid-range Clariion array, Celerra network-attached storage (NAS) box and content-addressable Centera storage system. Higher-capacity drives being added to most of its systems can be expected to consume 25% less power, according to EMC’s estimates. The company is also adding security and availability features.

  • Security joint venture

    Microsoft, EMC and Cisco Systems have unveiled plans to build a system for sharing sensitive government data called the Secure Information Sharing Architecture (SISA). It will let various government agencies and their vendors securely share sensitive information.

  • EMC development chief sets out innovation roadmap

    A completely new kind of approach to innovation is required to ensure EMC doesn’t lose its way as storage needs grow and change due to companies adopting Web 2.0 applications, service-oriented architectures and software-as-a-service offerings.

  • No local EMC layoffs

    EMC’s New Zealand operation has been spared the recent round of redundancies announced in the US.