Storage Web Digest: Marvell Releases Serial ATA II Controllers
Marvell Semiconductor last week released 3-gbps Serial ATA II host controllers, which can deliver twice the speed of current SATA technology.
Enterprise StorageMarvell Releases Serial ATA II Controllers Marvell Semiconductor Inc. last week released 3-gbps Serial ATA II host controllers, which can deliver twice the speed of current SATA technology. Marvell touted its new 88SX6081 (8-port) and 88SX6041 (4-port) Serial ATA II controllers as key components to enable the high-performance and cost-effective solutions for server RAID on motherboard (ROMB) implementations, RAID adapters, network attached storage, storage area networks and near-line storage arrays. "Serial ATA technology is already becoming a significant force in the development of lower-cost server and external disk storage systems, and is ramping in share as the market leaders in these spaces continue to introduce Serial ATA-based systems into their product lines," said Sean Lavey, a semiconductor analyst with IDC. "The introduction of Serial ATA II-based silicon should accelerate this trend, as it provides critical performance improvements necessary for adoption in a wider range of enterprise environments."
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