Category: SAS

SAS Solutions for All Server and Storage Applications

Author: David So, Product Marketing Manager and Bruce Grieshaber, Product Manager LSI Over the past several years, the SCSI Trade Association (STA) has gone to great lengths to educate the public on the features and benefits of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS). STA has even sponsored a series of plugfests at the University of New Hampshire’s… Read more »

Emulation Accelerates Product Development Cycles

Author: Matthew Hallberg, Storage Protocol Specialist LeCroy Protocol Solutions Group In today’s rapidly changing, data-centric environment, one key requirement remains constant: every company needs reliable and fast access to critical business information. A company’s fortunes are based on time-to-market in product development, the breadth and reliability of their product line, the availability of critical product… Read more »

Small Form Factor SAS Disk Drives Save Money and Help the Environment

Author: Don Jeanette, Sr. Manager, Product Marketing Fujitsu Computer Products of America When computers use less energy, they cost less to operate, thereby increasing a company’s profits. It does not get any simpler than that. Fujitsu has once again answered the call to helping companies save money by saving power, while at the same time,… Read more »

SAS Product Update

Author: Jim Pascoe, Corporate Communications Hitachi Global Storage Technologies The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a report on energy efficiency in data centers and the results were staggering. According to the EPA, energy usage at data centers doubled between 2000 and 2006, and it’s poised to double again by 2011. Space, system cost… Read more »

Optimize Your Investment with Serial Attached SCSI

Author: Alvin Ooi, Marketing Manager, AIC/Xtore Since the market emergence of Serial Attached SCSI two years ago, many high-end storage solution providers and OEMs have recognized the advantages of SAS over its parallel predecessor. Vertical markets that have since adopted SAS technology are the entertainment industry, medical imaging, financial institutions and research and government institutions,… Read more »

SAS: A Point in Time Perspective

Author: Levi Norman, ISS Storage Strategist, Industry Standard Servers HP From the time SAS was envisioned to this point, we have heard time and again it is to be much more than parallel SCSI ever hoped to be. It should deliver unsurpassed ROI, new and unique configurations and unparalleled performance gains, etc. It actually began… Read more »

Multi-Application, Completely Flexible SAS I/O Controllers

Authors: Chris Hoffman, Senior Product Marketing Manager            Michelle Ng, Director of Product Marketing            Emulex Embedded Storage Products Introduction Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) has been making in-roads into the server storage market for the last year — which is all part of the natural evolution for… Read more »

PMC-Sierra Kick Starts 6Gb/s SAS

Author: Cameron T Brett, Manager, Product Marketing Enterprise and Storage Division, PMC-Sierra Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) is now a mainstream technology for enterprise servers and storage. Evolving from parallel SCSI to a serial technology, SAS is much more capable than its parallel predecessor. SAS provides a roadmap to faster speeds and can create, and be… Read more »

SAS Plays Major Supporting Role in Entertainment and Media Markets

Author: Thomas M. Coughlin, President, Coughlin Associates With entertainment and media content increasing in resolution, content data files have swelled and data throughput has increased proportionally. At the same time content producers are under more pressure to control prices than ever before. Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)-based storage systems play a big role in making these… Read more »