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Dot Hill Pioneers SAS RAID Solutions

CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: HILL), a market leader in providing flexible storage offerings and responsive service and support to OEMs and system integrators (SIs), today introduced one of the industrys first SAS RAID arrays with 450GB drives, the largest capacity SAS drives in the industry.

Dot Hill storage solutions with 450GB drives allow customers to increase valuable SAS storage capacity by up to 50 percent at new lower dollar-per-gigabyte pricing. The high capacity drives significantly improve performance for customers running database and online transaction processing applications.

Dot Hill is now offering this latest generation of high-performance 15K, 3.5-inch form factor drives for its Series 2000 and 5000 product lines. In addition, 450GB Fibre Channel drives will soon be available for the Dot Hill SANnet II FC family of arrays.

“Dot Hill's ability to bring these drives to market so quickly is a testimonial to the versatility of their R/Evolution architecture,” said Paul Hickingbotham, solutions manager, Hammer. “The 450GB of capacity gives us a real competitive edge with the ability to offer customers more than 48 terabytes of high performance data storage on 5730 midrange solutions.”

Dot Hill Systems Corp.