Third-party drives not permitted on Gen 11 servers

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at
Fri Feb 12 01:50:37 CST 2010

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 4:17 PM,  <Howard_Shoobe at> wrote:

> There are a number of benefits for using Dell qualified drives in particular ensuring a positive experience and protecting our data.
> While SAS and SATA are industry standards there are differences which occur in implementation.  An analogy is that English is >spoken in the UK, US and Australia. While the language is generally the same, there are subtle differences in word usage which can >lead to confusion.

Sure. But I don't refuse to speak to a person from the UK or Australia
do I? Why not learn to work with all the dialects?

Besides what's next? Dell certified power-cords?!? Or mouse-pads?


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