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The key item here is that IBM is now using
1TB drives in its storage arrays, following similar moves by Network Appliance,
EMC, Rackable Systems and other competitors.

The new packages enable IBM-centric storage
shops to upgrade their existing tiered-storage infrastructures, improve data
security and enhance their archives to meet compliance requirements, Charlie
Andrews, IBM’s worldwide product manager for
System Storage, told eWEEK.