The Iomega Jaz drive is moving into the networking world, courtesy of US vendor Axis Communications.
Axis has produced a network device for the Jaz removable drive, which it is touting as a cheaper peer-to-peer alternative to file servers.
Called StorPoint HD, the Axis product is built around a 1Gb Iomega hard drive.It will ship in volume in July.
It is supplied in three configurations: a standalone server that connects up to seven SCSI drives to an ethernet or token ring network;an OEM modular version that fits into a 5.25in bay; and a storage tower with four Jaz drives. Prices range from $999 to $2,999.
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