Plugfest Registration

By Marcia Molina on May 23, 2011

SCSI Trade Association Plugfest
at UNH -IOL
September 22 - 26, 2014

To participate in this Interoperability Test, please complete this form and hit "submit" at the bottom of the page. Be sure everyone who will be attending the tests from your company is listed below. If you need more space, please complete and send another web form.

Non-Disclosure Agreement
Each participating company will also need to sign this standard Plugfest NDA to participate in any manner. This includes member company participation in plugfest conference calls. Please print this NDA file and fax to: 415-727-3699 or scan and email it back to info@scsita.org. All signed NDA's must be received prior to the plugfest event!

Shipping Equipment
All equipment must be shipped to the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory to arrive no later than September 19, 2014 (no weekend deliveries accepted), or be hand carried to the event.

The shipping address is:
UNH-IOL
Attn: SAS Plugfest
121 Technology Dr Suite 2
Durham, NH 03824
Tel: +1 603-862-0090 (needed for FedEx)

  • No collect shipments will be accepted, and all shipping fees, including U.S. Customs charges, are the responsibility of the shipper. UNH-IOL will not pay for U.S. Customs charges. Failure to pre-pay Customs and Duties that are billed to the University of New Hampshire will incur a $100 USD additional handling charge.
  • Please remember that international shipments must be cleared through U.S. Customs, which could take up to a week of additional time in shipping.

Equipment currently housed at the lab will be available for use during the testing provided that the equipment is registered in advance of the event.

Sponsorship Opportunity:
Plugfest participating companies may sponsor the Plugfest Reception. There may be multiple Plugfest Reception Sponsoring Companies.

Benefits include:

  1. Distribution of company product information at the reception
  2. Distribution of company giveaways at the reception.
  3. Option for a five (5) minute product briefing to reception attendees
  4. Corporate logo included on the reception invitation

Cost: $500

Plugfest Registration Form-Deadline: August 1, 2014

"The STA Plugfest Technical Committee reserves the right to review and evaluate all non-STA member product entries for this plugfest"

All fields marked with (*) are REQUIRED.

General Company Information
Company Name *
Bill To Invoice Information
Full Name * E-Mail *
Phone Number * Ext.

Fax Number *

Company Address * City *
State/Province * ZIP/Postal Code *
We are accepting Credit Card Payments. A processing form will be required. After you have filled out the registration form an option will appear for Credit Card Payments. Click on it and Fax it in.
Company to sponsor Plugfest Reception?:
Equipment Information:
(Vendors are expected to bring their own SCSI Cables)

Product One:

Product Name:
*

Product Type:
*

Optional Description

Quanity: *

Type of Connectors/Cables?
*

Product Two:

Product Name:

Product Type:

Optional Description

Quanity:

Type of Connectors/Cables?

Product three:

Product Name:

Product Type:

Optional Description

Quanity:

Type of Connectors/Cables?

Product four:

Product Name:

Product Type:

Optional Description

Quanity:

Type of Connectors/Cables?

Additional Information:
Attendee Information
Full Name: * E-Mail: *
Phone Number: *
Check one: Employee Consultant *
Dates Attending: *
Dietary Needs:
Please fill in the following information if different from above information
Address: * City: *
State/Province * Zip/Postal Code: *
 
Participant #2
Full Name: E-Mail:
Phone Number:
Check one: Employee Consultant
Dates Attending:
Dietary Needs:
Please fill in the following information if different from above information
Address: City:
State/Province Zip/Postal Code:
 
Participant # 3
Full Name: E-Mail:
Phone Number:
Check one: Employee Consultant
Dates Attending:
Dietary Needs:
Please fill in the following information if different from above information
Address: City:
State/Province Zip/Postal Code:
 
Participant #4
Full Name: E-Mail:
Phone Number:
Check one: Employee Consultant
Dates Attending:
Dietary Needs:
Please fill in the following information if different from above information
Address: City:
State/Province Zip/Postal Code:
Participant #5
Full Name: E-Mail:
Phone Number:
Check one: Employee Consultant
Dates Attending:
Dietary Needs:
Please fill in the following information if different from above information
Address: City:
State/Province Zip/Postal Code:
Participant #6
Full Name: E-Mail:
Phone Number:
Check one: Employee Consultant
Dates Attending:
Dietary Needs:
Please fill in the following information if different from above information
Address: City:
State/Province Zip/Postal Code:
Participant #7
Full Name: E-Mail:
Phone Number:
Check one: Employee Consultant
Dates Attending:
Dietary Needs:
Please fill in the following information if different from above information
Address: City:
State/Province Zip/Postal Code:
Participant #8
Full Name: E-Mail:
Phone Number:
Check one: Employee Consultant
Dates Attending:
Dietary Needs:
Please fill in the following information if different from above information
Address: City:
State/Province Zip/Postal Code:
 
Questionnaire
If you are bringing enclosures, please answer the following questions:

It order to plan properly for the SAS Plugfest we are trying to collect
some information related to enclosures that you are planning to bring.
Please provide this information right away. This information will not be shared with anyone other than Mike Fitzpatrick (SAS Plugfest Technical Committee Chair) and the UNH planning team.

 
1) How many enclosures are you planning to bring to the plugfest?
2) How many drives will each enclosure hold?
3) Will your enclosures hold (check appropriate answer)?

a) 3.5" drive only
b) 2.5" droves only
c) accept either 2.5" or 3.5" drives

4) Will your enclosures/expanders support (check appropriate answer)? a) SAS only devices
b) SATA only devices
c) Either SAS or SATA devices
5) Does your enclosure support dual port or single port? Dual Port
Single Port
6) Can your enclosures be cascaded?
7) Does your enclosure have built in expanders? YES NO
8) Please explain the type of input cables required (from host to
subsystem), e.g. external 4 lane, external 2 lane, internal 4 lane, etc.
9) Please explain the type of cable to cascade enclosures (from enclosure to down stream enclosure).
10) Are you planning to bring your own cables? YES NO
Is so, will you bring enough to attached all of your enclosures? YES NO

PHY CONFIGURATION
Can your device modify Emph and Drive Strength?
Can your device Loop Tx data out Rx without re-clocking the data?
Can your device provide Phy Error counts (Disparity, Invalid Words etc...)
Can your device modify receiver equalization?
Can your TX source a common pattern (PRBS, CJTPAT, Align, Clock)?
Can your RX accept a common pattern and check for bit errors in the pattern? If so, what patterns are supported?
Can you adjust phy capabilities in the SNW-3 window?
Can your device be configured to transmit using the following PHY configurations? Check all that apply:
SNW-2 based 3 Gbps (i.e. legacy 3 Gbps)
SNW-2 based 3 Gbps (i.e. legacy 3 Gbps) with multiplexing
SNW-3 based 1.5 Gbps no SSC tx/rx
SNW-3 based 3 Gbps no SSC tx/rx
SNW-3 based 3 Gbps no SSC tx/rx with multiplexing
SNW-3 based 6 Gbps no SSC tx/rx
SNW-3 based 6 Gbps no SSC tx/rx with multiplexing
SNW-3 based 1.5 Gbps with SSC tx/rx down spreading
SNW-3 based 1.5 Gbps with SSC tx/rx center spreading
SNW-3 based 3 Gbps with SSC tx/rx down spreading
SNW-3 based 3 Gbps with SSC tx/rx center spreading
SNW-3 based 3 Gbps with SSC tx/rx with multiplexing down spreading
SNW-3 based 3 Gbps with SSC tx/rx with multiplexing center spreading
SNW-3 based 6 Gbps with SSC tx/rx down spreading
SNW-3 based 6 Gbps with SSC tx/rx center spreading
SNW-3 based 6 Gbps with SSC tx/rx with multiplexing down spreading
SNW-3 based 6 Gbps with SSC tx/rx with multiplexing center spreading
SATA 1.5 Gbps no SSC tx
SATA 3 Gbps no SSC tx
SATA 6 Gbps no SSC tx
SATA 1.5 Gbps with SSC tx
SATA 3 Gbps with SSC tx
SATA 6 Gbps with SSC tx
   
Can your device be configured to receive a signal with the following PHY configurations? Check all that apply:
SNW-2 based 3 Gbps (i.e. legacy 3 Gbps)
SNW-2 based 3 Gbps (i.e. legacy 3 Gbps) with multiplexing
SNW-3 based 1.5 Gbps no SSC tx/rx
SNW-3 based 3 Gbps no SSC tx/rx
SNW-3 based 3 Gbps no SSC tx/rx with multiplexing
SNW-3 based 6 Gbps no SSC tx/rx
SNW-3 based 6 Gbps no SSC tx/rx with multiplexing
SNW-3 based 1.5 Gbps with SSC tx/rx down spreading
SNW-3 based 1.5 Gbps with SSC tx/rx center spreading
SNW-3 based 3 Gbps with SSC tx/rx down spreading
SNW-3 based 3 Gbps with SSC tx/rx center spreading
SNW-3 based 3 Gbps with SSC tx/rx with multiplexing down spreading
SNW-3 based 3 Gbps with SSC tx/rx with multiplexing center spreading
SNW-3 based 6 Gbps with SSC tx/rx down spreading
SNW-3 based 6 Gbps with SSC tx/rx center spreading
SNW-3 based 6 Gbps with SSC tx/rx with multiplexing down spreading
SNW-3 based 6 Gbps with SSC tx/rx with multiplexing center spreading
SATA 1.5 Gbps no SSC tx
SATA 3 Gbps no SSC tx
SATA 6 Gbps no SSC tx
SATA 1.5 Gbps with SSC tx
SATA 3 Gbps with SSC tx
SATA 6 Gbps with SSC tx
   
ZONING SUPPORT
Select SMP device type: SMP Initiator or SMP Target
Are the SAS addresses of your devices unique across all devices entering the Large Build?
List the SAS addresses of the devices you will be bringing to the Large Build
Does your device perform discovery?
Does your device understand SAS-2 SMP requests? (ie, filling out response allocation field in SMP header, DiscoverList, new zoning SMP's...etc..)
Can your device provide a route table report of your entries?
Can your device also provide the zone group of your phys and entries?
Can your device handle "Inside ZPSD" scenarios?
   
If your device is an SMP Intiator, please indicate which commands your device can be configured to transmit, check all that apply:
DISCOVER
REPORT GENERAL
DISCOVER LIST
REPORT ZONE PERMISSION TABLE
ZONED BROADCAST
ENABLE DISABLE ZONING
ZONE LOCK
ZONE ACTIVATE
ZONE UNLOCK
CONFIGURE ZONE PERMISSION TABLE
CONFIGURE ZONE MANAGER PASSWORD
CONFIGURE ZONE PHY INFORMATION
PHY CONTROL
If your device is an SMP Target, please answer the following questions:
Default Zoning Password
Respond correctly to received DISCOVER?
Respond correctly to received REPORT GENERAL?
Respond correctly to received DISCOVER LIST?
Respond correctly to received REPORT ZONE PERMISSION TABLE?
Respond correctly to received ZONED BROADCAST?
Respond correctly to received ENABLE DISABLE ZONING?
Respond correctly to received ZONE LOCK
Respond correctly to received ZONE ACTIVATE
Respond correctly to received ZONE UNLOCK
Respond correctly to received CONFIGURE ZONE PERMISSION TABLE
Respond correctly to received CONFIGURE ZONE MANAGER PASSWORD
Respond correctly to received CONFIGURE ZONE PHY INFORMATION
Respond correctly to received PHY CONTROL
   
CABLES AND CONNECTORS
Your device will support the following connector types, check all that apply:
Does your HBA or Expander support providing adequate power to Active Cables?
MiniSAS (ipass)
QSFP
Disk Drive connector
Other (describe)