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Kensington, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple.TM computing accessories, announced today the availability of its MP230L Wireless Performance Mouse for Windows® and Mac®. Featuring a 2.4GHz wireless connection via a USB nano receiver, the Performance Mouse offers a unique HD laser - a track-on-glass-sensor - that follows hand movements on a range of surfaces for increased productivity. The full-sized mouse also offers an ergonomic, ambidextrous design for comfortable use by either right-handed or left-handed users. Key features of the Kensington® MP230L Performance Mouse (K72453WW; $49.99 SRP) include: Track-on-Glass Sensor - The high-definition sensor offers users the ultimate control with laser tracking of hand movements on even the most difficult surfaces, including glass, to allow for peak performance and increased productivity. 2.4 GHz Wirel... (more)

ATTO’s Celerity Fibre Channel Host Adapters Enable Mac Connectivity for EMC Storage Systems

ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, announced today that its 4Gb/s Celerity Fibre Channel Host Adapters have been qualified by EMC Corporation as E-Lab tested for use with the EMC® CLARiiON® and EMC Symmetrix® networked storage systems. ATTO's 4Gb/s Fibre Channel HBAs provide high performing SAN connectivity and robust multipathing and failover/failback functionality for EMC storage systems in Mac® OS X environments. With E-Lab qualification, Mac users can now use ATTO HBAs and EM... (more)

Maximize Siebel ROI through Knoa Experience Management

Knoa Software, a provider of end-user experience and performance management software, today announced the webinar titled, "Drive New ROI From Your Siebel CRM Application," March 22, 2012, 1:00pm ET / 10:00am PT.  This informative session, led by Michael Zuckerman, chief marketing officer, Knoa Software, will discuss user experience and performance management, specifically, how IT can measure and optimize users' performance to proactively eliminate problems, measure best practice implementation, substantially reduce IT support help desk expense and training time and increase overa... (more)

The Zetta Founders’ Story: From Netscape to Cloud Storage

It was at Netscape, in the early days of the internet, when co-founders Lou Montulli and Jeff Whitehead first worked together and began to notice how the amount of their data was constantly growing, but the process for adding storage and protecting that data wasn't improving over time. "Zetta is a company that's trying to revolutionize storage," is what Lou says at the beginning of the video above - but what does a revolution in storage look like? The three things that make Zetta unique: 1. Recovery Optimized Backup Data that's backed up to Zetta is ready to be restored at a moment... (more)

How Symantec Broke Backup Exec

By Nick Mueller, Zetta.net Symantec's Backup Exec 2012, released in February of this year, is causing a lot of frustration in the IT community and a lot of backup admins want to go back to the previous version. Assuming, of course, they don't look elsewhere for a backup solution. Here's a summary of the changes' causing frustration with Backup Exec 2012: Changing From a "Job-Centric" to a "Server-Centric" Approach Going from a "job-centric" approach to a "server-centric" one isn't inherently bad, but it's a mismatch for how backups were being done, by a lot of people. Specifically... (more)