Systems simplifies storage migration
from IDE to SATA
ARAID 1500 Dual Mode
and ARAID 2000 Dual Mode RAID devices
support data mirroring for SATA or IDE
drive ports using SATA and IDE drives.
MOINES, Iowa, February 15, 2005 – Accordance
Systems today announced the availability
of its ARAID 1500 Dual Mode and ARAID
2000 Dual Mode RAID devices to enable
IT managers and businesses to easily
migrate their data storage systems
from IDE storage to Serial-ATA (SATA).
ARAID devices slide into a PC chassis and
connect easily to either IDE or SATA drive
ports. The new ARAID 1500 Dual Mode supports
3.5” IDE disks and the new ARAID
2000 Dual Mode supports 3.5” SATA
the ARAID 1500 Dual Mode, existing users
of legacy IDE hard drives can upgrade to
new SATA equipped computers. By installing
the ARAID 2000 Dual Mode, users with legacy
machines with only IDE drive ports can
now use new SATA drives.
ARAID solution makes it easy for us to
help our IT clients upgrade their legacy
equipment to provide reliable and stable
data back-up solutions,"
said Ron Grzechowiak, CEO of Greznet, LLC,
a leading computer system integrator for
small and mid-size businesses.
"In addition, by inserting pre-loaded
hard drives into the ARAID units, we can
now quickly and easily deploy new network
and server configurations. These capabilities
will allow us to take our business to the
storage technology continues to advance,
hard drives can still crash,”
says Steve Johnson, president and CEO of
Accordance Systems USA. “Our ARAID
Dual Mode device brings affordable and
reliable RAID1 data protection to both
new and legacy computers. The Accordance
ARAID 1500 and 2000 Dual Mode capability
provides the greatest RAID1 flexibility
for any IDE/SATA-based computer and ensures
that ARAID users will never lose data in
the event of a disk crash.”
ARAID Dual Mode is hosted into two drive
bays and can be installed into any PC,
Mac or Linux computer. The ARAID device
connects and looks like a hard disk drive
to the system. RAID1 simultaneously mirrors
all read/write operations to two hard drives.
Should either drive fail, duplicated data
is still available on the remaining drive.
ARAID Dual Mode informs the user of a failed
drive through audio alarm, email notification
and with SNMP traps across the network.
price for the ARAID 2000 Dual Mode is
$370/each the ARAID 1500 Dual Mode is
$365/each and can be purchased online
at the Newegg website at: www.newegg.com and
at the Accordance website at: www.accordancesystems.com.
is dedicated to delivering cost effective
RAID hardware and software solutions for
network and standalone computer systems.
Accordance’s ARAID product family
of IDE, SCSI, SATA disk arrays and RAID
network attached storage and servers enables
companies to effectively store, backup,
manage, secure and transfer computer data.
Accordance Systems, Inc. is a privately
held company founded in Taiwan in 1998
and headquartered in Taipei. Accordance
USA L.L.C. was formed in May 2004 and is
headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa.
information, please call 515-223-4845 or