HP Acquires IBRIX to Extend Scale-out Storage Capabilities

Jul 21, 2009

HP and IBRIX announced a definitive agreement for HP to acquire IBRIX, a provider of enterprise-class file serving software that includes data protection, high-availability features and data management services for extreme scale-out, cloud and high-performance computing deployments. IBRIX’s software is currently available with HP StorageWorks storage area networks (SANs), HP ProLiant servers, HP BladeSystem, and HP ProCurve Ethernet switches and management software. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions and is expected to be completed within the next 30 days. Following completion, the business will be integrated into the StorageWorks division in HP’s Technology Solutions Group.

(www.ibrix.com, www.hp.com)