Microsoft invests in storage management vendor

Microsoft and storage vendor CommVaultSystems Inc. on Wednesday extended an existing strategic alliance between the two companies.

Microsoft and storage vendor CommVaultSystems Inc. on Wednesday extended an existing strategic alliance between the two companies. Microsoft (msft) invested an undisclosed amount in CommVault -- a vendor of network-attached storage and storage-area network products for Windows 2000 and Unix -- and can tout CommVault's Galaxy product as a way to store and manage data across heterogenous platforms from a central Windows platform. -- Mary Jo Foley, ZDNet News