Procom launches RAID, AIT devices
Add Procom Technology to the growing list of RAID vendors who support Fibre Channel. Procom`s Reliant 1000 RAID array, its first entry in the RAID market, scales from 90GB to multi-terabytes. The subsystems include dual controllers, fans, and power supplies. Prices range from $28,995 for a 10-drive unit to $191,795 for a fully configured 50-drive version.
Separately, Procom recently introduced the Jetstream 1000 tape array, based on Sony`s AIT technology. Procom claims a 20MBps transfer rate, or 72GB per-hour. The array holds 200GB, can be configured with as many as five AIT drives and uses RAID-3 data striping. Pricing starts at $45,000.