CharisMac Engineering Inc.
has announced the release of RAID Toolbox. RAID Toolbox is a software-based RAID solution that runs fully natively on Mac OS X.
RAID Toolbox supports FireWire, IDE, fibre channel, USB (1.1 and 2.0) and SCSI. You can strip or mirror drives across buses or interface types, as well. It also provides bench-testing utilities to help gauge disk performance of stripes, mirrors and single drives.
RAID Toolbox costs US$99.95. Mac OS 9, Mac OS X and Windows 2000 are all included on the same CD. Upgrades from previous versions of CharisMac RAID cost $39.95; competitive upgrades cost $69.95.