News 2008.09.25 Late Edition

Carbon Design Systems Announces Software Debug Before Silicon Webinars
Carbon Design Systems[TM] will host a new 45-minute webinar, “Debugging and Optimizing Software before Silicon,” to demonstrate the process of modeling a complex system. It will outline the accuracy and performance required to validate software, debug the integrated system and perform the performance analysis required to tune the software. The online tutorial is meant for software developers, hardware architects and firmware designers.

Teradyne Users Group Conference Issues Call for Papers
The Teradyne Users Group (TUG), which will hold its 26th annual conference in Hilton Head, SC, May 4-6, 2009, has announced its 2009 Call for Papers. The event brings together customers and Teradyne engineers, and provides them with the knowledge, tools and techniques they need for their jobs. It offers technical presentations, tutorials and training sessions for all skill levels. Abstracts and outlines are due on October 31.

2009 WiMAX Forum Congress Heading to Americas
The WiMAX Forum® and Informa Telecoms & Media announced the launch of their Americas show for 2009. With the continued acceleration of commercial availability of Mobile WiMAX Certified[tm] products expected in 2009, the WiMAX Forum Congress Americas promises to be the year’s premier industry event for North, South & Central America. Taking place December 2-3, 2009, the event will be located at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

Sans Digital Announces AccuNAS AN208L NAS rackmount with Duo-Core Xeon
Sans Digital is introducing its redesigned AccuNAS AN208L, a 2U 8-bay network attached storage rackmount. In addition to the previous enterprise-level features, this NAS rackmount now performs faster than ever with a brand new hardware design. The AN208L now supports Intel Duo-Core Xeon E3100 3.0GHz CPU with 1333MHz FSB and 6MB of cache or higher. Like the portable MobileNAS MN4L+ model, the AN208L supports hot-swap with RAID 1 (mirroring), 0 (stripping), 5 and 6, allowing the protection against hard drive failures or drive space expansion.

Emerson Offers Commercial Distribution of OpenSAF Avantellis Middleware
Emerson Network Power announced that it will offer its Avantellis[TM] Middleware as the industry’s first commercial distribution of the OpenSAF code base. The Avantellis Middleware distribution offers a comprehensive and highly portable high availability (HA) middleware suite that can be adapted to various hardware platforms, operating systems and processor technologies. This capability provides unique customer value by providing a leading-edge, highly flexible, commercially deployable HA solution.

Sans Digital Rolls Out AccuRAID AR442F4, AR442F4R Storage Rackmounts
Sans Digital, a brand of high performance storage subsystems, is revealing two exceedingly professional storage rackmounts that house up to forty-two hard drives, the AccuRAID AR442F4 and AR442F4R. These units utilize two high-speed Fibre Channel interfaces, and supports up to RAID 6 for maximum data protection. Along with the sizeable capacity, the AR442F4R is also equipped with Active-Active redundant controllers for mission-critical datacenter environments.