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(1) The smallest rentable tenant space in a strip center, usually defined by the front and rear exterior walls and fire walls at either side.(2) An unfinished area between rows of columns or loadbearing walls. (3) Loading areas in warehouse or industrial space. Ascertaining the number of bays necessary and available is usually critically important when working with buyers or potential tenants of such space.

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Saturn Drive Cartridge System (SDCS) -- The Saturn SDCS configuration adds a hot swappable removable hard drive system inside a 5 1/4" drive bay via USB, SATA or Firewire interface with the included USIB interface cable in each package.
Using the integrated Media Drive bay slot, store recorded TV programs on the optional, easy-to-use HP Personal Media Drive.
The tool-less drive bays and customizable HDD trays integrated with a host of other features make the Antec GX900 one of the most desired cabinets for enthusiasts.
8 GHz Intel processor (although other options are available), 2 GB of SDRam and three drive bays for either 7200 or 10,000 rpm hard discs, DVD or DVD-R/RW or CD-R/RW drives, a hard-to-believe-they're-still-around floppy disk drive and two full-length expansion slots for user-specific requirements.
With Ultra160 SCSI drive bays, the VA Linux 4450 can currently be configured with five 36GB hard drives -- for up to 180GB of internal storage -- enabling fast access to that data.
SuperServers: 1026TT Series - 1U Twin with 2 DP nodes, 8 drive bays, up to 192GB DDR3 6026TT Series - 2U Twin2 with 4 DP nodes, 12 drive bays, up to 384GB DDR3 1016T Series - 1U UP with 8 drive bays, up to 24GB DDR3 and a PCI-E 2.