• Subject: Re: Model 600 limitations
  • From: Pete Massiello <pmassiello@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Dec 1997 08:01:24 -0500
  • Organization: OS Solutions International

Art Tostaine, Jr. wrote:
> I've been doing my first proposal for a Model 600, and the limitations
> on the number of cards is terrible.
> I would like a 600 with 4 comm lines, 2 twinax controllers, and a IPCS.
> Can't do.  Not enough slots.
> I can't find an expansion unit anywhere.  If I need 2 twinax
> controllers, I can only get 2 comm lines, and 1 would be ECS.
> If I go to a 620, my prices skyrocket to around $100,000.
> The customer has an F20 now, CPW 11.6, the 600 would be perfect at CPW
> 22.7, but the expansion capability is not there.
> I've also config'd up a model 500, but that comes to approx $60,000 for
> 21.4 CPW and he doesn't have the newest box.
> Anyone else run into these problems?
> --
> Art Tostaine, Jr.
> Creative Computer Associates, Inc.
> Parlin, NJ
> atostaine_at_crecomp_dot_com

  Have you looked at one of the new lowend 620s.  I don't have the info
with me, but there exists a new 620 which I think in a 2179.  Check that
out.  That has worked out to be a better performer than the 600 if you
have a lot of existing SPD cards.


Pete Massiello
OS Solutions International 
Phone: (203)-744-7854  Ext 11.
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