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PRESS ALERT: Storage World Conference

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June 79, 2005 – Long Beach, CA

The SCSI Trade Association will exhibit in booth # 139 at Storage World Conference and will participate in a storage panel discussion on Wed., June 8.

STA SWC Participation

Wednesday, June 8, 3:00-3:55pm, Breakout # 7, room 104A. A storage panel, titled “Serial ATA and its Future,” moderated by Mark Ferelli, research analyst, Illuminata.

  • Martin Czekalski, Interface Architecture Initiatives Manager, Maxtor, and vice president of SCSI Trade Association, will participate on the panel.

Session Abstract: Economy disks, led by the growing acceptance of SATA, have created many new uses for disk storage. This session will address how far the SATA movement can reach and what applications this class of storage will be able to address in the future.

STA Exhibit in Booth #139

STA member companies Adaptec, Fujitsu, HP, LSI Logic, and Maxtor will present two Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) demonstrations:

  • The first is the “SAS High-performance Demonstration,” utilizing small form factor (SFF) 72GB 10K drives in servers and storage subsystems. It demonstrates the high throughput capabilities of SAS technology.
  • The second is the “SAS/SATA Compatibility and Subsystem Demonstration.” The demonstration shows PCI 8-port SAS Host Bus Adapters, HostRAID, and hardware RAID – including RAID 6; 12-drive external SAS/SATA enclosure and 4-drive internal enclosure operating with 15K RPM 36GB SAS and SATA enterprise drives at 3Gb/s.

Attending Press and Analysts are cordially invited to stop by the STA booth to view the demonstrations and pick up a copy of Serial Storage Wire, the STA-produced SAS newsletter. They will be able to subscribe to the newsletter at no cost and receive all future issues via email.