HDS comes down in scale to compete

Summary:At Storage Expo 2008, Hitachi Data Systems, known for systems that are designed to compete head to head with the likes of IBM and HP, explains its move down the scale

Hitachi Data Systems had its new server, launched on Monday, ready to parade before the public at Storage Expo 2008 on Wednesday.

The smallest of the systems, the $31,500 (£18,300) AMS 2100, is part of a range that scales up to the $81,500 AMS 2500. HDS's technical solutions director, Dave Haslam, explains how the new system differs substantially from previous offerings.

Topics: Storage, Servers


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