PMC: Complete 12Gb/s SAS Storage Solution For SSD Flash
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based semiconductor maker PMC used IDF to introduce its new Adaptec Series 8 12-Gb/s SAS RAID adapter family for high-performance server and networked storage. The new RAID adapters work with PMC's I/O protocol controllers, RAID-on-Chip (RoC) controllers, SAS expanders, SSD controllers, and software to form a complete 12-Gbit-per-second SAS architecture to meet the performance requirements of new 12-Gbit-per-second SAS SSDs.
The five models in the Adaptec Series 8 provides over 700,000 4k random read RAID I/Os per second, which PMC called a 60-percent improvement over the previous generation. They support PCI Express 3.0.
PMC's Adaptec Series 8 RAID adapters are expected to ship in the fourth quarter.