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PMC Supplies RAID-on-Chip Controllers for HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers and Smart Array Adapters

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 7, 2012 – PMC-Sierra, Inc., (Nasdaq:PMCS) or PMC, the semiconductor innovator transforming storage, optical and mobile networks, today announced that its 6Gb/s SAS RAID-on-Chip (RoC) controllers are shipping on new HP ProLiant Generation 8 (Gen8) servers. PMC’s SRCv RoCs are the world’s first production released PCI Express® (PCIe®) 3.0 capable storage controllers… Read more »

Adaptec Doubles Server Storage Performance and Bandwidth in CeBIT Demo Featuring PCIe 3.0 on the Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 Product Family and Seagate Pulsar® Solid State Drives

Server Configuration Will Meet Cloud Data Center Performance and Reliability Requirements Leveraging Industry’s only PCIe 3.0 Capable 24-Port RAID-on-Chip by PMC CeBIT 2012, HANNOVER, Germany, March 6, 2012 – PMC-Sierra, Inc., (Nasdaq:PMCS) or PMC, the semiconductor innovator transforming storage, optical and mobile networks, today announced that Adaptec by PMC&trade is demonstrating a server that doubles… Read more »

WD® Ships Its Third-Generation Enterprise 2.5-inch SAS Hard Drive Family

Ultra-Reliable, High-Performance WD S25 SAS Drives Get Capacity Boost to Offer Greater Support for Mission-Critical Enterprise Server and Storage Environments IRVINE, Calif. – Mar. 6, 2012 — Western Digital® (NYSE: WDC), a leader in the desktop, mobile, high-capacity enterprise and consumer markets for hard drives, today announced the availability of its third-generation WD® S25 SAS… Read more »

EMC Selects Hitachi GST Enterprise-Class Solid State Drives

Hitachi Ultrastar SSD400S SSDs are Now Shipping in EMC’s VNX Family to Help Meet the Escalating Performance, Capacity, Endurance and Reliability Demands of Enterprise Applications SAN JOSE, Calif., March 5, 2012 – Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST), a leading supplier of enterprise-class solid state and hard disk drives, today announced that EMC® Corporation (NYSE:EMC)… Read more »

PMC Delivers SAS/SATA Controller-Based Encryption Solutions for Securing Cloud Storage

SUNNYVALE, Calif., October 24, 2011 – PMC-Sierra, Inc., (Nasdaq:PMCS) or PMC, the semiconductor innovator transforming storage, optical and mobile networks, today announced the Tachyon® SPCve 6Gb/s SAS/SATA protocol controllers with integrated StorClad™ encryption technology. The virtualized nature of cloud data centers make securing corporate, financial and sensitive data paramount. Until now, data security was a… Read more »

Making the Move from FC to SAS

If you’re a regular reader of STA’s Serial Storage Wire, you know that there’s a transition taking place in the storage industry from FC-AL to Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) storage architectures and disk drives… NetApp is well into this technology transition, where SAS-connected disk shelves now account for a majority of storage shipped with new NetApp®… Read more »

International Computer Concepts Configures System with LSI™ 6Gb/s SAS I/O to Handle Supercomputing Center’s Unprecedented Data Storage Challenges

LSI MegaRAID® SAS 9260-8i and MegaRAID CacheCade™ Technologies Combine for Supercomputing Performance Breakthroughs The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) provides data management to some of the most challenging astronomy projects ever conceived. One such project is the Dark Energy Survey ( This large scale project involving more than 120 scientists from 23 institutions in… Read more »

LSI SAS Switches and HBAs Selected by Purdue University to Upgrade IT Infrastructure for Storing and Protecting Vital School Data

LSI SAS storage area network technologies boost storage bandwidth and fault tolerance, provide room for growth and reduce costs and complexity at Purdue University MILPITAS, Calif., August 2, 2011 – LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management has implemented an end-to-end SAS storage area network (SAN) based on LSI®… Read more »

PMC Launches Industry’s First True Hardware 6Gb/s SATA/SAS RAID with On-Board DRAM Cache for Entry-Level Market Segment

Adaptec Series 6E Provides Affordable 6Gb/s RAID that Outperforms Software-based HBAs and SATA Controllers SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 11, 2011 – PMC-Sierra, Inc., (“PMC”) (Nasdaq:PMCS), the network semiconductor innovator, today announced the industry’s first true hardware 6Gb/s SATA/SAS RAID controllers with on-board DRAM cache for the entry-level market segment. The Adaptec by PMC family of Series… Read more »