HDS targets SANs, clusters
Designed for storage area networks and clustered configurations, Hitachi Data Systems` Freedom Storage 5800 disk array can be configured with Hitachi`s 3.5-inch 18GB disk drives for a maximum capacity of more than 1TB. The array can be operated in JBOD or RAID0, 1, 5, or 0+1 configurations.
The 5800 comes with up to four Fibre Channel host connections or one to eight Ultra SCSI or Ultra2 LVD SCSI connections. Included are dual controllers, power supplies, fans, cache, and hot spares. Cache ranges from 64MB to 4GB. Operating support includes Windows NT, Unix, and NetWare. Pricing ranges from $45,000 to $140,000.