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SCSI Trade Association Elects 2023 Board of Directors As Hyperscale Applications Continue to Drive 24G SAS Adoption

Industry Leaders Guide STA, as SAS Technology Delivers with High Performance, Reliability, Scalability, Flexibility, & Manageability. SEATTLE – February 7, 2023 — The SCSI Trade Association (STA), the respected authority on Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology used in data storage, today announced its 2023 Board of Directors. These seven experienced storage industry experts are committed… Read more »

SAS: The Interface of Choice in Modern Storage-System Architecture

Article by: Alvin Cox, Sr. Staff Engineer, Seagate; and Mike Miller, STA Board Member and Executive Director, Advanced Development, Seagate, for Electronic Design; October 11, 2022 This article explains new serial-attached SCSI (SAS) features in HDDs and SDDs that help to optimize storage infrastructure. Read the full article on

Connector and Cable differences: SAS-3 vs. SAS-4

By: David Einhorn, SCSI Trade Association Board of Directors; Business Development Manager, North America, Amphenol Corp., June 14, 2022 This blog post examines the differences between SAS-3 and SAS-4 connectors and cables. With the new generation of SAS, we see multiple upgrades and improvements. Drive connector [Note: 24G SAS uses the SAS-4 physical layer, which… Read more »

Second 24G SAS Plugfest Completed by the SCSI Trade Association Highlights the Reliability of the Proven Storage Interface

The latest 24G SAS test event illustrates the importance of multivendor interoperability and backwards compatibility of SAS technology SAN FRANCISCO – April 13, 2022 — The SCSI Trade Association (STA) today announced the successful completion of its 19th Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) plugfest, the second for the 24G SAS storage interface standard that consists of… Read more »

Q&A (Part 2) from “Storage Trends for 2021 and Beyond” Webcast

Questions from “Storage Trends for 2021 and Beyond” Webcast Answered This is part two of the Q&A portion of the roundtable talk between Rick Kutcipal, board director, SCSI Trade Association (STA); Jeff Janukowicz, Research vice president at IDC; and Chris Preimesberger, former editor-in-chief of eWeek, where they discussed prominent data storage technologies shaping the market.… Read more »

SAS Integrator’s Guide, Revision 2

Published: September 2021 The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Integrator’s Guide provides a quick reference to the menu of standard components required to assemble a SAS system, from the SAS drive (a hard drive or a solid state drive (SSD)) out to the enclosure level, including the associated box-to-box cabling. The standard cables shown assume that… Read more »