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MAXIMIZE: 8TB Storage Capacity NAS
Press Release May 17, 2006

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MAXIMIZE: Data Storage Availability
8TB AberNAS Strengthens Storage Capacity for Growing Businesses

Santa Fe Springs, California May, 17 2006 -- Aberdeen, the Custom Server Solution Provider, strengthens the scope of the its critically acclaimed NAS appliance storage server product mix. As a provider of network attached storage solutions, Aberdeen eagerly announces the inclusion of the 3U AberNAS storage appliance series to deliver enterprise-class network attached storage capacity for companies ranging from start-up business to the largest of IT environments.

Unveiled at the GTC West 2006 Convention, Booth #1032, the AberNAS 383 offers the best cost/TB ratio in the market with a 3U 8TB NAS appliance. As an enterprise-class NAS appliance, the AberNAS 3U series delivers a robust storage platform for dependable secure data, easy deployment, and seamless integration with existing IT infrastructures. With centralized management of network storage, the AberNAS is packed with feature-rich server management, security and mission-critical features, and offers high-performance network attached storage. 

"Inevitably all IT managers are faced with shrinkage." states Aberdeen President, Moshe Ovadya. "Decreasing storage capacity is a hot topic for growing businesses. The AberNAS by Aberdeen will strengthen any company's storage position. With 8TB of storage for under $13,000, and an unparalleled 5 year limited warranty, the AberNAS 383 will also maximize your ROI."

Based on dual Intel Xeon technology, the 8TB AberNAS 383 is configured with 16 enterprise-class hot-swappable 500GB SATA II 3Gb/s disk drives with NCQ, and employs hardware RAID which provides the ability to have one single 8TB array. Hardware RAID also has an integrated IC chip to manage RAID functions without taxing the system resources and produces vastly improved performance over software RAID.

The Aberdeen AberNAS 3U storage appliances allow IT managers to enjoy the benefits of a feature-rich, high-performance network attached storage without the high cost of ownership or sacrificing security.

 ~Up to 8 Terabytes of Pure Storage Capacity
 ~16 Hot Swap Drives w/SATA II 3Gb/s Transfer Speed w/NCQ
 ~Internal Dedicated 24x7 Rated OS Disk Drive
 ~DVD Recovery Disk
 ~RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 Configurable
 ~Single RAID Array w/o Limitations w/Automatic Rebuild
 ~Browser-based Hardware RAID Manager
 ~Custom GUI Management Interface

Availability and Support:
The complete line of NAS appliances, is currently shipping with worldwide availability, ranging from the 1TB 1U AberNAS 110 for $2,345 and scaled up to the 3U AberNAS 383 with 8TB for under $13,000. The AberNAS is also offered in equally competitively priced Windows and Linux versions. Aberdeen can custom configure any server to meet even the most stringent requirements via the its Web site ( or by contacting a sales executive at (800)552-6868. Aberdeen has a media recognized, industry leading 5 year limited warranty as well as a free 10-day trial assessment program with all of its branded server solutions.

Media Contacts:
Charles E. Stevens
Marketing Manager
562-903-1500 x184

Jack Tateel
VP of Sales
562-903-1500 x157

About Aberdeen:
Aberdeen is a leading direct marketer of custom rackmount servers, NAS, iSCSI and SAN storage solutions, computers and hardware. Voted among The Direct 100 vendors by PC Computing magazine, Aberdeen designs, manufactures and customizes award-winning Aberdeen brand computer systems, Stirling rackmount servers, AberNAS storage appliances and backup storage servers while offering an extensive selection of high performance peripherals. For product sales, service or company information, call 800-552-6868 or visit





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