Serial-attached SCSI (SAS) is often touted as an affordable option for businesses with substantial storage, backup...
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and archiving demands.
But, is it right for your environment?
SAS offers data transfer rates in excess of 3 gigabits per second (Gbps) with potential rates of 10 Gbps or more. This performance level is one reason why many believe SAS is an ideal middle tier, between Fibre Channel and SATA, allowing corporations to shift aging data to drives that offer significant storage capacity at a lower cost.
Check out this collection of expert advice, tips, news and features, to learn more about this emerging technology and find out if it is a good fit for your organization.
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Products and players
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First SAS products arrive
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