updated 12:40 pm EDT, Tue June 12, 2007
"TrayFree" RTX storage
WiebeTech today unveiled RTX storage utilizing TrayFree technology, enabling users to insert bare 3.5-inch SATA hard drives at capacities up to 1TB each without trays or screws. The company promises to offer enclosures as well as interface options in multiple RAID or JBOD (Just a Bunch of Disks) configurations, while single-bay internal SATA enclosures ($40-$230 empty) are already shipping alongside 4- and 6-bay iSCSI RAID ($2,560 and $2,700 empty, respectively) and SCSI Ultra320 RAID ($2,600 and $2,700 empty, respectively) configurations. WiebeTech is also shipping 4-bay InfiniBand JBOD ($850 empty) and 4-bay SteelVine eSATA JBOD ($930 empty) setups.