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BW: VA Linux Introduces Ultra-Dense 2U Storage System...

Jul 19, 2000, 20:41 (0 Talkback[s])

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"VA Linux Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:LNUX), the expert provider of Linux and Open Source solutions for the Web, today announced the availability of the VA Linux 9008 2U (3.5") storage enclosure system. The VA Linux 9008 features eight hot-swappable disk drives in an ultra-dense 3.5"-high enclosure, with a total of 584GB--over half a terabyte--of raw storage capacity for space-conscious customers in Internet co-location environments."

"With the release of the 9008, VA Linux is the first to market with an 8-drive 2U Ultra2 SCSI enclosure, supporting the highest density of disk storage in the market today."

"With the content explosion on the Internet, our customers need to store an enormous amount of data close to their servers, and plan carefully to minimize downtime and data loss," said Robert Patrick, director of product marketing, VA Linux Systems. "The VA Linux 9008 SCSI storage system provides industry-leading storage density in a highly reliable 2U form factor, saving our customers valuable rack space with a reduced footprint. By applying our engineering expertise in 1U and 2U Internet servers to storage systems, VA Linux is designing elegant solutions that give more protection for important data."

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