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Cost Plus pricing vs List Less Pricing – How our clients benefit

Not to date myself, but this is going to go way back:  1991.  No internet.  Bag phones. Right out of college, I went to work for an industrial distributor.  Think old school, sprockets, chains, motors etc.....

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HP Tape Library Archiving & Backup Solutions

How many times have we heard "Tape is dead"? When you are concerned with ease of use, dependability and affordability tape is still king and cloud storage isn't always the way to go. At Maximum Midrange, we take the value in tape storage to new levels thanks to the affordable pricing you get on the tape drives, tape systems and hardware in our  inventory.

We stock an extensive selection of LTO 3, LTO 4 and LTO 5 Ultrium tapes and drives in addition to HP MSL2024, MSL4048 tape library systems to name a few. We are HP tape storage experts and we specialize in providing value for our customers who want to take advantage of the benefits of MSL and Ultrium tape storage technology.

View our inventory: LTO 3, 4 and 5 tapes and tape drives are just a click away as is our complete inventory of HP StorageWorks tape library systems. Find the part number you're sourcing, contact us to get pricing and save when you buy from us. Our HP sales team makes it that easy.

NetApp FAS2020, 2040, 2240-2, 2240-4, 2050 Comparison Chart

FAS2020, 2040, 2240-2, 2240-4, 2050 Comparison Chart
Maximum Midrange FAS2020-2050 Matrix FAS2020 Active/Active FAS2020 Single Config FAS2040 Active/Active FAS2040 Single FAS2240-2 Active/Active FAS2240-2 Single FAS2240-4 Single FAS2240-4 Active/Active FAS2050 Active/Active FAS2050 Single
Maximum Raw Capacity 24.6TB 24.6TB 368TB 368TB 374TB 374TB 432TB 432TB 104TB 104TB
Maximum Number of Internal Drives 12 12 12 12 24 24 24 24 20 20
Maximum Number of Expansion Drives 56 56 124 124 120 120 120 120 84 84
Maximum Number of Total Disk Drives 68 68 136 136 144 144 144 144 104 104
Maximum Drives per Back-End FC Loop 56 56 84 84 84 84 84 84 84 84
ECC Memory 2GB 1GB 8GB 4GB 12GB 6GB 8GB 4GB 4GB 2GB
Nonvolatile Memory 256MB 128MB 1,024MB 512MB 512MB 256MB
Onboard Fibre Channel Ports 4 ports of 1, 2, or 4Gb 4 ports of 1, 2, or 4Gb 4 ports of 1, 2, or 4Gb 4 ports of 1, 2, or 4Gb - - - - 4 ports of 1, 2, or 4Gb 4 ports of 1, 2, or 4Gb
Onboard GbE Ports 4 2 8 4 8 4 8 4 4 2
Modular I/O Slots - - - - 2 1 2 1 2 1
Maximum Dual-Port 8/4/2Gb FC Disk Adapter - - - - 2 1 2 1 - -
Dual-Port 10GbE Ethernet Adapter - - - - 2 1 2 1 2 1
Maximum Dual GbE (copper or fiber) card - - - - - - - - 2 1
Maximum Dual port 4Gb FC Disk Adapter - - - - - - - - 2 1
Maximum Dual port 4Gb FC Tape Adapter - - - - - - - - 2 1
Supported Disk Shelves DS14mk4 FC, DS14mk2 FC, DS14mk2AT DS14mk4 FC, DS14mk2 FC, DS14mk2AT DS14mk4 FC, DS14mk2 FC, DS14mk2AT DS14mk4 FC, DS14mk2 FC, DS14mk2AT DS14mk4 FC, DS14mk2 FC, DS14mk2AT DS14mk4 FC, DS14mk2 FC, DS14mk2AT DS14mk4 FC, DS14mk2 FC, DS14mk2AT DS14mk4 FC, DS14mk2 FC, DS14mk2AT DS14mk4 FC, DS14mk2 FC, DS14mk2AT DS14mk4 FC, DS14mk2 FC, DS14mk2AT
Disks Supported on New Configs SAS: 144GB, 300GB SAS: 144GB, 300GB SAS: 300GB, 450GB, 600GB SAS: 300GB, 450GB, 600GB Internal SAS: 450GB, 600GB Internal SAS: 450GB, 600GB Internal SATA: 1TB, 2TB, 3TB Internal SATA: 1TB, 2TB, 3TB SAS: 144GB, 300GB disks SAS: 144GB, 300GB disks
FC: 144GB, 300GB FC: 144GB, 300GB External FC: 300GB, 450GB, 600GB External FC: 300GB, 450GB, 600GB External FC: 300GB, 450GB, 600GB External FC: 300GB, 450GB, 600GB External FC: 300GB, 450GB, 600GB External FC: 300GB, 450GB, 600GB FC: 144GB, 300GB disks FC: 144GB, 300GB disks
SATA: 250GB, 500GB, 750GB disks SATA: 250GB, 500GB, 750GB disks Internal SATA: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB Internal SATA: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB External SATA: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB External SATA: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB External SATA: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB External SATA: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB SATA: 250GB, 500GB, 750GB disks SATA: 250GB, 500GB, 750GB disks
External SATA: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB External SATA: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB
Disks Supported for Legacy Configs FC: 36GB, 72GB, 144GB, 300GB FC: 36GB, 72GB, 144GB, 300GB FC: 36GB, 72GB, 144GB, 300GB FC: 36GB, 72GB, 144GB, 300GB FC: 36GB, 72GB, 144GB, 300GB FC: 36GB, 72GB, 144GB, 300GB FC: 36GB, 72GB, 144GB, 300GB FC: 36GB, 72GB, 144GB, 300GB FC: 36GB, 72GB, 144GB, 300GB disks FC: 36GB, 72GB, 144GB, 300GB disks
SATA: 250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB SATA: 250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB SATA: 250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB SATA: 250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB SATA: 250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB, 1TB SATA: 250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB, 1TB SATA: 250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB, 1TB SATA: 250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB, 1TB SATA: 250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB disks SATA: 250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB disks

HP BLc Server Blade Inventory Update

At Maximum Midrange, we are adding to our HP storage solution inventory practically on a daily basis and we are pleased to announce some new additions to our ProLiant BladeSystem inventory. The BladeSystem ProLiant Server Blade part numbers we now have in stock utilize both AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon processors and are available in a wide variety of configurations. We stock the c-Class Server Blade solution to meet your needs.

The following is just a small selection of the ProLiant BLc Server Blades we currently stock:

For all your HP ProLiant BladeSystem needs, Maximum Midrange is the go-to vendor you can count on for complete server blade solutions. We offer an extensive and high-quality HP BLc inventory, competitive and flexible pricing, hardware warranty programs and the customer service you can count on to make HP hardware sourcing easy and affordable.

Contact us at your convenience or speak directly with our HP sales team directly by calling 855-932-6627 and let us show you how you can save on your next hardware purchase.

September Hardware Special: IBM 5877

t-IBMpSeriesExpansionDrawerFor the hardware deal of the month, Maximum Midrange is selling the IBM 5877 12X I/O drawer expansion unit for $3,500. Suggested pricing from IBM for the FC 5877 expansion drawer is $10,890, buy from us and save over $7,000.

The 5877 expansion unit comes with 10 PCIe 8x I/O adapter slots and does not include disk drives. The 5877 is listed as new, the IBM packaging has been opened.

Go to our IBM 5877 I/O drawer expansion unit product page to get purchasing information or to inquire about available hardware discounts.

HP Networking Switch Inventory Update

Formerly known as HP ProCurve, products within HP's networking division have been marketed & sold under the HP Networking moniker for a few years now. If you are in the market for HP ProCurve switches, Maximum Midrange stocks a complete selection of part numbers that were formally sold under the ProCurve name, now marketed under HP Networking. Below is just a small selection of the part numbers currently in stock, available now for immediate purchase:

For all your HP ProCurve or HP Networking switch needs, choose Maximum Midrange. Our HP hardware team will partner with you to help you source the hardware you need for your application at prices that will save you money. Our HP switches are in stock and ready to ship; with Maximum Midrange, you no longer have to put your project on hold while you work around manufacturer lead times. If you are sourcing HP Networking switches, call our sales team at 855-932-6627 today and let us make purchasing your next HP switch easy and affordable.

Brocade Networking Systems & Hardware: In Stock Now

SmallBrocadeMaximum Midrange is pleased to announce that we have recently expanded our product offerings to include genuine Brocade networking hardware and systems.

Hardware in stock includes:


Featured Brocade hardware:

 

Follow Maximum Midrange on Twitter or Facebook for additional Brocade inventory updates.

For specific Brocade Hardware not listed in our online inventory, call 855-932-6627 and speak directly with our Brocade sales team. They can source the hardware you're looking for and provide you with pricing that meets the specifics of your budget.

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