MicroNet Technology is now shipping
SANcube800, a FireWire 800-based Storage Area Network (SAN) solution that the company notes is aimed at digital music and video professionals who need to simultaneously share resources from multiple workstations. It offers up to 1.5TB of online serverless storage, RAID 5 reliability and five hot-swappable 7200 rpm ATA-6 hard drives, with transfer rates as high as 70MB per second. The system requires G4 or G5 host hardware with FireWire 800 buses and Mac OS X v10.3. Pricing is US$4,995 for the 1TB option, $5,595 for the 1.25TB model and $6,495 for the 1.5TB version. All three accommodate four users.