New smart storage HBAs and RAID adapters deliver high performance, low power and reliability

03-11-2017 | MicroSemi | Subs & Systems

Microsemi Corporation released its new Smart Storage SAS/SATA adapters. The addition of these advanced adapters advances the company’s Smart Storage offering for SAS/SATA server storage in data centres with full board-level solutions as well as silicon plus software for custom embedded solutions. The entire product portfolio, which includes their Adaptec HBA 1100 family, SmartHBA 2100 family and SmartRAID 3100 family, is based on the company’s latest 28nm SmartIOC 2100 and SmartROC 3100 storage controller ICs, and delivers high performance, low power, reliability and feature-rich solutions tailored to a variety of server storage applications, including SDS, cold storage and enterprise applications. “Microsemi’s unified Smart Storage stack offers one of the industry’s most reliable and highest performing storage controller software platforms, boasting performance of up to 1.7 million random read input/output (I/O) operations per second. The production release of our Smart Storage 12Gbps SAS/SATA adapters reflects our commitment to providing solutions for the specific needs of our server original equipment manufacturer (OEM), server original design manufacturer (ODM), hyperscale and system integration customers,” said Pete Hazen, vice president and business unit manager, Scalable Storage, at Microsemi. “With a significant improvement in total cost of ownership, the inherent benefits of a unified firmware and software offering across the full line of products, a significant boost in performance and power savings of 40 percent, we are proud to offer to the market a highly differentiated portfolio of adapters to build upon the success of the Microsemi Adaptec Series 8 RAID solutions.”

By Electropages Admin