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Take the Lead in Enterprise Storage with SAS: The SCSI Trade Association Presents at Storage Developers Conference 2011

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Presentation provides attendees a look at how enterprises are solving future storage problems today with SAS

SAN JOSE, Calif., – September 16, 2011 — Organizations of all types are balancing the demand for increasing flexibility in their IT infrastructures with the economic and operational realities of the day. During a presentation on September 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. at the Storage Developers Conference being held at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara in California, Harry Mason, president of the SCSI Trade Association (STA) and Vice President Marty Czekalski are providing attendees with a look at how Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology is delivering secure reliable data solutions to the enterprise.

“SAS technology addresses the growing storage needs in all vertical markets by helping solve future storage problems today,” said Mason. “As every business and organization is required to improve, optimize and enhance their storage systems, SAS answers the call with improved system performance, connectivity, and scalability. The architecture of SAS and compatibility with SATA delivers flexible, storage solutions while protecting current investments.”

In a session titled “SAS Standards and Technology Update,” Mason and Czekalski are providing attendees with an overview of STA, the SAS technology and market and the current SAS positioning. Their presentation includes examples of primary areas of SAS usage and sample deployments in key markets. They will also provide details on how SAS is extending storage innovation and increasing bandwidth with 1 12Gb/s SAS planned performance, MultiLink SAS™, solid state disk drives and an Advanced Connectivity roadmap.

About STA
The SCSI Trade Association (STA) was established in 1996 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 SCSI standards to meet future 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 web site at, send an email to or call the STA office at (415) 561-6273.

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