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Nine STA Members Exhibit Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Products at Intel Developer Forum, August 19-21, 2008

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IDF, San Francisco, CA – SCSI Trade Association (STA – will exhibit Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) products in booth # 322 at Moscone Center. With SAS product deployment having advanced around the globe during the past year, the demand for SAS products is predicted to significantly increase during the next year and in the future. With the theme, “SAS ROCKS,” STA will feature a static product display, exhibiting the products listed below from the sponsoring member companies.

Nine STA member companies are sponsoring the STA IDF exhibit and providing the following products for the booth display:

3ware: 3ware 9690SA SAS RAID Controller

Adaptec: Series 5 family of performance Unified Serial™ RAID Controllers from 28 to 4 ports

Finisar: Xgig Protocol Analyzer/Tester for SAS/SATA, Fibre Channel, Ethernet, FCoE and iSCSI

Fujitsu CPA: SFF 2.5″ 15K RPM HDD, 3Gb/s SAS I/F; SFF 2.5″ 10K RPM HDD, SAS I/F for mission critical applications

LSI: MegaRAID SAS 8880EM2 & 8708EM2 8-port RAID adapters; LSISAS3442E-R 8-port HBA

LeCroy: STX-460 total test solution to develop/debug SAS & SATA in speeds of 1.5, 3 or 6Gb/s

PMC-Sierra: PM8010 SRC8x6G, SAS ROC providing H/W RAID to servers; 6Gb/s SAS 24-port expander for server backplanes/storage enclosures

Seagate: Savio 10K.3 (6Gb/s SAS); Cheetah 15K.6 SAS; Barracuda ES.2 SAS

Xyratex: OneStor™ SP1224s 2U 24-bay 3Gb/s SAS Storage Array for 2.5″ SFF Drives

Three STA spokespersons, Marty Czekalski of Seagate, Cameron Brett of PMC-Sierra and Paul Vogt of Xyratex will be available to speak with the press at “Sneak Peak” from 5:00 to 6:00 pm, Tuesday, Aug. 19, on the show floor. Look for their STA name tags.

Visitors can also sign up for STA’s free SAS newsletter, Serial Storage Wire. Chris Lyon, STA Executive Director, is the IDF contact (mobile 425-359-3326) for visitor questions.

About STA
The SCSI Trade Association was established in 1995 to provide a focal point for members to communicate the benefits of SCSI to the industry. STA promotes the understanding and use of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology and influences the evolution of SAS standards to meet future storage industry needs. The Association has a nine-member Board of Directors, which oversees the Marketing Communications and Technology Committees and all STA activities. To subscribe to Serial Storage Wire, STA’s free Serial Attached SCSI newsletter, please visit: For more information, please visit the STA website at, send an email to or call the STA office at 415-561-6273.

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