Capricorn Technologies Releases New Intel-Based Products in PetaBox Family


San Francisco, CA, January 21, 2005 – Capricorn Technologies today announced the GB1000P4 and GB1600P4, the newest members of the PetaBox family of storage products..

Both the GB1000P4 and the GB1600P4 are 1U storage nodes based on Intel P4 CPUs operating at speeds of up to 2.8GHz. They provide 1.0TB and 1.6TB of raw storage capacity respectively. The enhanced compute power available in the P4 products supports a variety of functions such as cluster management and monitoring services, crawler and search engine applications, or general computation.

“The successful release of the P4 products adds a new depth to the PetaBox product family,” said C.R. Saikley, President and CEO of Capricorn. “The additional compute power will enable our customers to more effectively manage their storage clusters.”

Features included in the GB1600P4 and GB1000P4 are:

  • 2.8GHz P4 Processor
  • 1.0/1.6TB per node 
  • 10/100 or 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • Single-side access

Products are shipping and are available in full production quantities now.

About Capricorn Technologies
Capricorn Technologies Inc. was founded in 2004 and provides petabyte-class storage solutions to organizations worldwide. Capricorn's PetaBox technology grew out of a search for high density, low cost, low power storage systems for the world's largest data collections. Capricorn Technologies is proud to be a leader in the next data storage revolution.

For more information please contact:

Capricorn Technologies
1021 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
[email protected]