and connection makes this intriguing
Byte and Switch says IBM is looking at acquiring Diligent, which includes what was EMC’s Israeli lab. The interesting connection is Moshe Yanai, who engineered the recent purchase of Israeli-based XIV a few months ago.
An added incentive for IBM is that they have been relatively quiet about deduplication, which is Diligent’s forte.
Update: Storagezilla adds some color on Diligent, EMC and IBM.