“Apple will demonstrate its Xsan storage area network at Macworld Expo San Francisco while delivering speed bumps to its Xserve line around that time, reliable sources say. A specific release date for Xsan, which Apple had said would ship in the Fall, is a little bit fuzzy. While Apple reiterated earlier this week that it would still ship in the Fall, meaning some time in the next two weeks or so, some Think Secret sources have fingered December 23 as a ship date while others have said it won’t come until later in January,” Ryan Katz reports for Think Secret.
“Apple’s 1U server is set to receive a speed bump in January, likely at Macworld Expo San Francisco. Systems will be bumped to a 2.3GHz G5 processor, identical to what Virginia Tech received months ago for its System X cluster, although sources didn’t dismiss the possibility that a 2.5GHz Xserve might emerge as well,” Katz reports.
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