CA has pumped up its storage management product line by acquiring XOsoft, which sells data replication and recovery software, CA announced Tuesday.XOsoft\u2019s products are designed to provide uninterrupted access to file and application servers\u2014including Windows servers, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL and Oracle\u2014and allow recovery after disasters. CA plans to integrate XOsoft\u2019s products with its BrightStor ARCserve Backup product, it said in a press release. CA, based in Islandia, N.Y., did not disclose terms of the transaction, which follows its June acquisition of MDY Group International, a provider of records management software and services.XOsoft serves more than 1,600 customers in 42 countries, according to CA. The company was founded in 1999 and is located in Waltham, Mass.The acquisition will help CA offer customers a multilayered approach to IT system backup and recovery, including traditional backup, offsite vaulting and disaster recovery, the company said.CA intends to market and support XOsoft\u2019s products through its direct sales group and authorized XOsoft and CA partners. CA\u2019s BrightStor ARCserve Backup provides customers with a variety of storage options, including encryption, integrated antivirus protection, media management, and snapshot backup and recovery capabilities. XOsoft complements these capabilities by adding continuous protection and quick recovery, significantly reducing backup workloads, CA said. \u2014 Grant Gross, IDG News Service (Washington Bureau)Check out our CIO News Alerts and Tech Informer pages for more updated news coverage.