Bringing SCSI to Next Level
Adaptec's Ultra320 SCSI products, slated for release later this year, will be the first to include the company's Seamless Streaming Technology.Adaptecs Ultra320 SCSI products, slated for release later this year, will be the first to include the companys Seamless Streaming Technology. The Ultra320 reaches data transfer rates of 320MB per second, effectively doubling the speed of the Ultra160 SCSI systems used in high-end servers and workstations.
The Ultra160 SCSI uses the packetized SCSI protocol to reduce the protocol overhead during high-speed transfers, but the Ultra320 takes it up a notch. The Ultra320 products Seamless Streaming Technology will enable SCSI devices such as hard drives to stream multiple commands in a single connection.