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File Virtualization or NAS Virtualization News
September 30, 2013
Data Dynamics buys intellectual property of Brocade's StorageX file virtualization software, develops its file migration and management capabilities.
January 12, 2012
AutoVirt is the latest file virtualization vendor to close its doors, raising more questions about the technology’s viability as a standalone product.
July 11, 2011
F5 adds midrange and entry-level ARX devices as it attempts to bring NAS virtualization and file migration to organizations besides large enterprises.
February 25, 2011
AutoVirt adds an assessment tool to its file virtualization software to offer visibility into files and avoid stumbling blocks with data migration projects.
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