Adaptec / Microsemi

Adaptec was a computer storage company and remains a brand for computer storage products. The company was an independent firm from 1981 to 2010, at which point it was acquired by PMC-Sierra, which itself was later acquired by Microsemi, which itself was later acquired by Microchip Technology. The Orginal Adaptec Company has a 37-year track record of success built on the ability to simplify the latest storage technologies, making them affordable and accessible to the widest range of businesses, through solutions that combine hardware and software. Adaptec provides Trusted Storage Solutions that help businesses of all sizes move, manage and protect their data.

Accessories & Cables

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EOL - SCSI Host Bus Adapters (HBA)

These cards from Adaptec, #1 of the leaders in SCSI technology are internal boards that send data to and from SCSI devices. These boards allow the use SCSI hard-drives as well as SCSI optical drives. Some of these cards also allow the use of RAID thus increasing the performance and data security.

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IDE/SATA I

A simple disk array controller may be integrated with a host bus adapter (HBA) to form a single adapter to easily fit inside a computer. These additional add-in cards allow you to add more IDE or Serial ATA drives to your system to give you more storage capacity. Some of these cards also allow the use of RAID thus increasing the performance and data security.

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SATA / SAS / eSATA - 3 Gb/s

These additional add-on cards enable to add more SATA/SAS/eSATA drives to your system to give more storage capacity according to the card type. Some of these cards also allow the use of RAID thus increasing the performance and data security.

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SATA / SAS / eSATA - 4 Port - 6-12 Gb/s

The controller cards in this category provide storage speeds far in advance of the standard SATA ports inside desktop PCs and office workstations. These products are mid-range components with four connectors.

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SATA / SAS / eSATA - 6-12 Gb/s

These controller cards are entry-level models that use a 1x PCI-E slot in order to provide faster SATA performance that any standard storage connector can provide. The products in this category have two connections for small-scale RAID arrays, and some work in Macs as well as PCs.

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SATA / SAS / eSATA - 8 Port - 3 Gb/s

Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) builds on the proven SCSI protocol to provide performance, reliability, flexibility, and massive scalability. Here is a range of controllers for use with Serial ATA (SATA), Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) drives, including Unified Serialâ„¢ cards which can be used with both SATA and SAS drives. With leading price performance, storage management tools, and support, they provide the best value for meeting evolving storage needs.

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SCSI / SAS Cables

A range of cables suitable for different types of SCSI/SAS Devices

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