August 2011, Milpitas, CA - HighPoint Technologies, Inc., an industry leading HBA and storage solutions manufacturer, is now shipping its ground-breaking RocketU USB 3.0 PCI-E 2.0 series HBA's. The RocketU HBA series represents another product milestone for HighPoint Technologies; the Industry's first USB 3.0 HBA's with true 5Gb/s per-port performance. RocketU HBA's combine PCI-E 2.0 x4 bus speeds with dedicated
USB 3.0 device ports to deliver class-leading performance. Unlike conventional USB cards, each individual port of the RocketU HBA supports USB 3.0 SuperSpeed transfer rates.
HighPoint RocketU USB 3.0 HBA's - No Performance Bottlenecks
HighPoint Rocket U HBA's unique design eliminates the device-end and system-bus performance bottlenecks associated with standard USB 3.0 PCI-E 2.0 x1 cards, which restrict the total transfer bandwidth to 5Gb/s, making them unsuitable for multi-disk configurations and external SSD's.
Only HighPoint RocketU HBA's deliver PCI-E 2.0 x4 bus speeds and true 5Gb/s per-port performance; each individual USB ports perform at the same level of a conventional USB 3.0 HBA!
Unlock the Performance Potential of USB Storage
Unlike conventional USB cards that are best used as simple device hubs, RocketU HBA's are uniquely suited for high-speed USB 3.0 storage configurations. With dedicated 5Gb/s per-port performance, RocketU HBA's are ideal for a variety of external storage configurations including multi-drive bays, RAID enclosures, and external SSD's.
Availability and Pricing
HighPoint RocketU Series HBA's are available immediately, from a world-wide network of Distribution and Reseller channels.
MSRP: RocketU 1144A: $89.00
Distribution Channels: ASI, D&H Distribution, MaLabs, Avnet
HighPoint designs and manufactures a full spectrum of SAS and SATA HBA's with Management Solutions for wide scale Storage Applications. We are long recognized as an innovator of RAID HBA technology and have continuously developed cutting edge RAID solutions to satisfy the industry's evolving storage requirements. HighPoint is the SAS and SATA Storage Industry price leader for all OEM/ODM, SMB and Enterprise HBA's. HighPoint has a successful track record of delivering products to fortune 500 companies and global storage providers. HighPoint has regional sales offices and world-wide distribution networks to better serve customers locally.