Flashback: 80 MB Hard disk for $12K was Cheap!

Posted on 18 January 2009

The other day, I was clearing the attic and found some really old computer magazines. May be they are my uncle’s. During next few day’s I would be sharing some interesting pieces from those no so long ago IT and computer industry. The buzz words are similar.  the Advert says.

Now you can get our disk systems within 30 days ARO at industry’s lowest prices:

  • 80 Mbytes for under $12,000*
  • 300 Mbytes for under $20,000*

Field-Proven reliability, total software support and 30-day delivery. You’ve come to expect them all from us. And that’s why we’ve become world’s largest independent supplier of minicomputer disk storage systems.


Now add low price, Lower than minicomputer manufacturer, lower than any other independent – the lowest in the industry. Why? Because we buy more disk drives than anyone else and we can afford to pass the OEM discounts on to you.

The Prices listed above are for complete disk systems ready to plug into your minicomputer. Each system includes our high-performance controller, an appropriate minicomputer interface and the software of your choice.

When you buy disk systems from us, you’ll save a lot more than a lot of money on the purchase price. You’ll save precious time. Beginning with our 30-day delivery and continuing with our responsive customer software support. we’ll get your system up quickly—and keep it up. For complete OEM pricing information and technical details, contact the Systems Industries representative in your area.

OEM Prices are for 40-69 systems.

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