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Small-midsized Business SAN News
March 24, 2014
Hewlett-Packard unveils entry-level MSA shared storage system; HP upgrades StoreEasy NAS quality of service and expands capacity for StoreOnce 4500.
June 04, 2013
Whiptail Technologies launches the WT-1100 all-flash array for SMBs that's based on the same operating system as its midrange and enterprise versions.
July 26, 2012
ATTO Technology Inc. this week announced driver support for Mac OS X Mountain Lion for a variety of its products.
September 21, 2011
D-Link expands its iSCSI platform for surveillance storage, EMC Iomega partners with Axis, and Pivot3 adds storage appliance for video.
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