Category: SAS

An Introduction to SAS

Author: Susan Bobholz, Market Development Manager Intel Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) is the logical evolution of the traditional parallel SCSI interface, and it represents the continuation of more than 25 years of technology development and infrastructure investment. In SAS, the SCSI protocol is transported over a serial interface. Compared to the existing parallel SCSI interface,… Read more »

Putting the SAS Story Together

Author: Cameron T. Brett, Manager, Product Marketing PMC-Sierra, Inc. Putting Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) to work is relatively easy. Server and storage solutions can be created ranging from simple direct-attached storage (DAS) in servers to high-availability, switched rack environments. To look at these solutions, it is best to understand the SAS building blocks first.

SAS Server Brick Case Study

Author: Kent Bransford, Senior Technical Editor, Seagate Technology The following is an actual case study, illustrating how SAS technology is a key enabler of high-performance business intelligence storage solutions that utilize the concept of a “server brick.” Microsoft Project REAL The server brick concept was developed by Microsoft while working on Project REAL (Reference implementation,… Read more »

LSI Logic SAS Case Study; for Cable/Telecom, Professional, Information Technology and Retail

Author: Stephen Weekley, Marcom Program Manager, Storage, Corporate Planning and Marketing, LSI Logic With Tim Bolden, president of iGLASS Networks and Tomas Havrda, Managing Partner of Solid Access Technologies Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) user sees dramatic productivity improvement by adopting the newly developed solid state disk (SSD) device from Solid Access Technologies with its breakthrough… Read more »

SAS Solutions to Fit Any Customer Need

Author: Heidi Smith, Product Marketing HP SAS Infrastructure is the next generation of storage Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA) solutions are the next generation in storage technology, offering better performance, flexibility and scalability. Vendors are now offering a complete line of SAS capable products including small form factor (SFF) and 3.5″ hard… Read more »

SAS Usage in External Storage Systems

Authors: Bob Brencic, Senior Director of Product Marketing               Michelle Ng, Director of Product Marketing               Emulex Embedded Storage Products Serial Attached SCSI’s (SAS) use in disk drives and external storage systems is one of the hottest topics in the data storage industry… Read more »

Capitalizing on the Flexibility of SAS

By Paul Vogt, Director of Product Marketing, Adaptec The flexibility of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) allows it to be used as a universal connectivity standard for a wide range of business needs. In addition to its role as a replacement for parallel SCSI, SAS now offers the ability to reduce the cost of servers and… Read more »

Seagate Revolutionizing SAS Storage Efficiency

Author: Kent Bransford, Senior Technical Editor, Seagate Technology As capacity demands and energy costs continue to escalate, the need for greater data center efficiency has become increasingly urgent. A recent study by research company, Robert Frances Group, found that 41 percent of IT executives surveyed at Fortune 500 companies view power and cooling as major… Read more »

LSI Logic: End-to-End SAS Storage Solutions

Author: David So, Strategic Marketing Manager, LSI Logic The storage industry has gradually been introduced to the newest storage interface, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS), over the past few years. In that time, numerous companies have announced a wide array of SAS infrastructure components as well as SAS-based servers and external storage systems. Among those companies… Read more »