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Highpoint demos Hardware RAID series in Linux

Posted: Aug 7, 2008 1:07 am | Software Press Releases



San Francisco, Calif. - This week at Linuxworld Conference and Expo, HighPoint will showcase its RocketRAID 3500 Family Series of (16/8/4) Channel Hardware RAID controllers with native Linux support in stable Linux kernel 2.6.25 at booth 1517 in the San Francisco Moscone Center North.


Linuxworld attendees will see the RocketRAID 3540 - 16 channel hardware RAID controller with industry leading RAID 6 performance with over 780MB/s Read and 685MB/s Write. The RocketRAID 3522 and 3520 are 8 channel hardware RAID controllers for internal or external storage for servers or video streaming environments. To complete the family series the RocketRAID 3510 is a 4 channel hardware RAID controller for workstations.


All RocketRAID 3500 Family Series controllers are powered by the Intel Xscale IOP341 (800MHz) processor and efficiently accelerated by HighPoint TerabyteArchitecture™.


All RocketRAID 3500 Family Series controllers have native Linux support in stable Linux kernel 2.6.25. Linux distributions from (Fedora Core 9, Gentoo 2008.0, Open SuSE 11.0) will ship with Linux kernel 2.6.25 which will automatically detect the RocketRAID 3500 Family Series of controllers. Binary Linux drivers are not necessary during Linux installation and when users update their Linux kernel.


A special discount promotion up to $100 for the RocketRAID 3500 Family Series is occurring during the week of Linuxworld from online retailer


HighPoint is also having a huge discount program for the RocketRAID 3500 Family Series from our distribution partners (, D&H, ASI and MALABS)


HighPoint Technologies is headquartered in Milpitas CA. For further information please call 408-942-5800 or email Visit the HighPoint site at


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