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Highpoint SAS RAID delivers 1000MB/sec throughput

Posted Jul 24, 2008 @ 20:17 CDT

HighPoint SAS RAID Controller Delivers Up to 1000MB/s Throughput

Milpitas, CA - HighPoint Technologies, is announcing that the newest member to the low cost SAS RAID controller series - the RocketRAID 2644x4 - will deliver up to 1000MB/s throughput and support a maximum of 128 SAS/SATA devices.

The RocketRAID 2644x4 is a PCI-Express x4 external SAS RAID controller that is ideal for users that need high performing throughput with an unlimited amount of storage capacity. The PCI-Express x4 bus connectivity delivers data transfer in both directions simultaneously up to a maximum rate of 1000MB/s. Compatibility to SAS expanders from (LSI and Vitesse) enables the RocketRAID 2644x4 to have scalable hard drives support for up to 128 TB of storage. This ability to scale to a higher number of hard drives helps deliver sustained performance up to 1000MB/s in a RAID configuration.

Target applications for the RocketRAID 2644x4 addresses include high definition digital video and audio infrastructures environments that require high performing storage with large capacity hard drives at a low price point. The end result is an end-to-end SAS RAID offering which is easy to integrate, use and support. By providing multi-tiered storage through support of performance-optimized SAS and capacity-optimized SATA drives - the RocketRAID 2644x4 has the potential to deliver performance, cost effectiveness and reliability suitable for a broad range of mainstream storage demands.

Key Features of the RocketRAID 2644x4

• PCI-Express x4 Bus Connectivity up to 1000MB/s
• Unlimited Storage Capacity Up to 128 (SAS/SATA) devices through SAS Expanders
• RAID levels (0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD)
• HighPoint TerabyteArchitecture™ for Data Protection and Reliability
• HighPoint RAID Management (HRM) Suite

For more information visit the HighPoint website or send email to [email protected]

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