DS8870 to DS8880 model conversion
This chapter describes model conversion from DS8870 to DS8880.
This chapter covers the following topics:
Introducing model conversion
Mechanical conversion overview
Model conversion phases
16.1 Introducing Model Conversion
It is now possible to model convert a DS8870 (models 961 and 96E) to a high performance DS8886 (machine type 283x models 985 and 86E or 986 and 86E). This conversion utilizes existing storage enclosures, disk drives, host adapters, and device adapters. All other hardware is physically replaced. ...

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