9 GB, 10000-rpm disk drives can be
configured into Sun StorEdge A1000, D1000, and A3500 storage subsystems.
X-option and upgrade disks are also available.
The new disk drive will provide approximately 25 to 30
percent more IOPS from the arrays when compared to arrays with 7200-rpm
Sun has announcing the following:
- New pricing for Sun StorEdge A1000, D1000, and A3500 arrays and
upgrades with 18-GB disks
- Competitive Upgrades
- Special promotional pricing of upgrades for Sun StorEdge A1000,
D1000, and A3500 arrays
- Price changes to previously announced promotional pricing of upgrades
- Introduction of the Sun StorEdge A3500-Light array
- Transition of Sun StorEdge A3500 array configurations with 9 GB,
Prices range from about $1275 for an individual disk to about
$500k for a 1,635 GB Sun StorEdge A3500 (which includes three
controller modules and fifteen disk trays with 9 GB disks mounted
in two Sun StorEdge 72-inch expansion cabinets with six 12-meter
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