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HighPoint Releases Industry first 8 port SAS RAID

Posted: Aug 15, 2008 4:59 am |

HighPoint Releases Industry first 8 port SAS RAID Controller with Industry Fastest Intel Xscale Processor at 1.2GHz


Milpitas, CA - HighPoint Technologies, is announcing the immediate availability of the RocketRAID 4320 SAS RAID Controller -the industry 1St SAS RAID controller featuring the Intel Xscale IOP348 at 1.2GHz for enterprise class requirements for scalability, performance, reliability and manageability.


Fastest Hardware RAID Processor


The RocketRAID 4320 is a PCI-Express x8 SAS RAID controller that supports up to 8 SAS/SATA hard drives with the industry fastest Intel Xscale IOP348 processor at 1.2 GHz. The RocketRAID 4320 is efficiently maximized with HighPoint's 2ND Gen TerabyteArchitectureT to deliver the highest sustained transfer rates with over 1004MB/s read and 913MB/s write. With a PCI-Express x8 interface the RocketRAID 4320 offers the maximum bandwidth for the highest data transfers.


HighPoint's 2nd Gen TerabyteArchitectureT feature three essential elements for enterprise class controller requirements.


TerabyteStreamT delivers the highest data throughput by efficiently maximizing the Intel Xscale IOP348 processor.


TerabyteGuardT monitors hard drive health status and sends alerts for potential drive failures ensuring data integrity and data availability.


TerabyteSaverT will preserve and save data during unexpected system power failure with a battery backup and write journaling.


Fully Certified Software Support


The RocketRAID 4320 is completely software certified and is ready for use out of the box. The RocketRAID 4320 is Linux friendly and Linux ready by having the RAID module officially embedded into Linux kernel 2.6.25. The RocketRAID 4320 RAID module is also officially back ported into Red Hat Enterprise 5.2.


The RocketRAID 4320 has fully certified Microsoft WHQL drivers available for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 for complete compatibility with each Microsoft operating system.


There is native support in FreeBSD 7.0 so there is no manual installation of drivers and users get a plug-in with data protection experience.


For more information visit the HighPoint website or send email to


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