IBM Announces New Baby ‘Shark’ Array
April 13, 2004 Alex Woodie
Companies that have looked for a storage area network (SAN) disk array but were turned off by the high price of IBM‘s Enterprise Storage System (ESS) Model 800 “Shark” array now have another option from Big Blue. Last week the company launched the ESS Model 750, a scaled-down Shark array that features fewer processors, disk drives, and bus adapters than the Shark 800, but starts at only $150,000 for 1.1TB of storage.
The baby Shark 750 is based on the same architecture as the ESS Model 800, and includes much of the same replication and disaster recovery software as