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SAS Cabling Solutions Roadmaps

Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) burst upon the storage scene in 2004 as a serial replacement for the once ubiquitous parallel SCSI interconnect. While much attention is often given to the capabilities of the protocol and to the silicon and software required to implement these systems, it is often the physical interconnections that influence the adoption… Read more »

Caching and Tiering 101

Contributed article that appears in November 2017 issue of DataCentre Solutions (DCS) UK by: Cameron Brett, STA Board Member; Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. Solid State Disks (SSDs) are a popular option for IT professionals looking to boost performance in their data center, but the question of how to best implement SSD storage often arises.… Read more »

Why SAS Was Hot (but not burning) at FMS

Blog post by: Rick Kutcipal, President, SCSI Trade Association; Marketing Manager, Data Center Storage Group, Broadcom Limited; Oct 20, 2017 In case you missed Flash Memory Summit (FMS), you not only missed the unfortunate exhibit hall fire, you missed the panel discussion on Serial Attached SCSI (SAS). SAS has been a topic of panels and… Read more »

Toshiba Memory Corporation Introduces World’s First Enterprise-Class SSDs with 64-Layer 3D Flash Memory

Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC) now sampling industry’s fastest4 SAS and enterprise NVMe TLC-based solid state drives Irvine, Calif. — August 7, 2017 — Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC), a committed technology leader, today unveiled the development of two new flagship enterprise solid state drive (SSD) solutions, the TMC PM5 12Gbit/s SAS series and the… Read more »

The Benefits of SAS

Article by: Demartek; July 2017 Serial attached SCSI, or SAS, has been an industry standard for more than ten years, and the underlying technology, SCSI, has been an industry standard for more than thirty years. SAS provides a reliable enterprise-grade interface designed specifically for computer storage. SAS technology is well established and offers a wide… Read more »

Microsemi’s New Smart Storage I/O Controllers Unlock Flash Performance in Data Center Servers

Latest Storage Controller Platform Delivers Industry-Leading Performance, Power and Security ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 3, 2017 — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the production release of a new generation of storage input/output (I/O) controller products, the SmartROC 3100 and SmartIOC 2100,… Read more »