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Western Digital Introduces New Dual-Port SAS SSD for Servers and Storage Arrays with Best-in-Class Performance

New Ultrastar® DC SS530 SAS SSD delivers improved power efficiency, double the storage capacity, and best-in-class performance for mission-critical applications SAN JOSE, Calif. — July 25, 2018 — Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a data technology leader, today introduced the new Ultrastar DC SS530 SAS SSD, the company’s highest-density drive and the fastest dual-port SAS… Read more »

Serial Attached SCSI Technology Roadmap

Notes: This roadmap shows the availability of prototypes and end-user products for each generation of SAS Schedule for 24G SAS is based on an understanding of the status of the SAS-4 standard and a general knowledge of industry product development Plugfest is an event where industry participants test their prototype products to confirm interoperability First… Read more »

Broadcom Joins Forces with Industry Leaders to Simplify Storage Bay Management

Leads SFF-TA-1005 (UBM, Universal Backplane Management) Spec, Standardizing the Management of SAS, SATA and NVMe Drives SAN JOSE, Calif., June 12, 2018 — Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGO) today announced it has co-sponsored and developed the approved SFF-TA-1005 Universal Backplane Management (UBM) specification with Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise and 19 other participants, which provides a… Read more »

The Performance of SAS

Article by: Demartek; April 2018 SAS provides a strong performance for a variety of enterprise application workloads. Serial attached SCSI, or SAS provides a reliable enterprise-grade interface designed specifically for computer storage. While well-established, SAS technology continues to adapt to the address the demanding requirements of new technologies in today’s data centers. Link to the… Read more »

Microsemi Expands Market Opportunities for Cloud Data Centers with Announcement of Adaptec Smart Storage Compatibility with AMD EPYC Processor

Microsemi Complements AMD EPYC Server Solutions with Low Power, High Performance HBA and RAID Offerings for Storage Connectivity ALISO VIEJO, Calif. — March 20, 2018 — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced interoperability between its 12 gigabits per second (Gbps) SAS/SATA host… Read more »

Samsung Starts Producing Industry’s Largest Capacity SSD

New ‘PM1643’ is built on latest 512Gb V-NAND to offer the most advanced storage, featuring industry-first 1TB NAND flash package, 40GB of DRAM, new controller and custom software February 21, 2018 — Samsung Electronics, the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced that it has begun mass producing the industry’s largest capacity Serial Attached… Read more »

SAS Device to Mid-Plane Interconnects Roadmap

The MultiLink SASTM initiative’s purpose is to improve how slot-oriented Solid State Drive (SSD) devices can be configured to improve I/O performance. The externally-accessible backplane slot-based drive architecture will be fully compatible for use with existing SAS/SATA storage devices as well as new devices designed to achieve higher performance. A new form-factor compatible connector will… Read more »

SAS Cabling Solutions Roadmaps

Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) burst upon the storage scene in 2004 as a serial replacement for the once ubiquitous parallel SCSI interconnect. While much attention is often given to the capabilities of the protocol and to the silicon and software required to implement these systems, it is often the physical interconnections that influence the adoption… Read more »