Xserve: Comparing Apple to Apples

Posted on Wednesday, December 29 2004 @ 12:40 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The success of the iPod has garnered most of the plaudits for Apple in the past year. Its digital music player is a must have on most teenagers wish lists. Its 5.6 ounce box contains 40 GB of music — enough for 10,000 songs.

Though not as high profile as the iPod, another Apple product — Xserve RAID — has seen the company make inroads in the storage marketplace. Containing up to 14 hot-swappable drives and up to 5.6 TB of data in a rack-optimized storage enclosure, Xserve RAID combines Ultra ATA drive technology with a 2 Gb Fibre Channel interface. It is the companion product of the Apple Xserve, a server platform that is now selling over 10,000 units a quarter, according to Gartner Group.

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