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Blog post on TRENDFOCUS.com by: Don Jeanette, TRENDFOCUS; June 2, 2015

SAS Hard Disk Drives made their way to the market back in 2004. It has been 11 years and these storage devices have, and continue to see a healthy product life cycle. SAS HDDs are seen in multiple segments of the market, including Nearline, 10KRPM, and 15KRPM. Customers who have implemented with Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) devices like the dual port functionality and robust protocol that comes with SAS.

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Get Ready for the 12Gb/s SAS Drive

Article in: "SearchStorage"; by: Carol Silwa; December 3, 2013

The rollout of 12 Gbps SAS drives and other technology will mean performance improvements and new management capabilities. Marty Czekalski, president of the SCSI Trade Association, discussed the impact that 12 Gbps SAS will have on IT organizations. Czekalski also does ecosystem development for interface technologies and protocols, and works with standards organizations in his position as manager of the emerging technology program at hard disk drive vendor Seagate Technology LLC.

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Article in "StorageNewsletter.com"; November 19, 2013

As enterprise storage continues to demand higher performance to meet rising workload levels and higher reliability to push down TCO, the SCSI Trade Association (STA) announced two 12Gb SAS storage interface technology milestones, signaling the technology's continued success in meeting these industry needs.

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Making the Move from FC to SAS

If you're a regular reader of STA's Serial Storage Wire, you know that there's a transition taking place in the storage industry from FC-AL to Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) storage architectures and disk drives... NetApp is well into this technology transition, where SAS-connected disk shelves now account for a majority of storage shipped with new NetApp® systems.

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November, 2005: Article by Paul Griffith, Broadcom, published in Real Time Computing.
Title: SAS and Embedded RAID-on-Motherboard Deliver Data Security