Xserve: Comparing Apple to Apples

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 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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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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