Adaptec Launches Entry-Level RAID Controllers

<a href="">The Register</a>

Jim Manico, OWASP Global Board Member

May 14, 2008

1 Min Read

Adaptec has unveiled a new line of entry-level RAID controllers aimed at improving the performance and scalability of low-cost data storage systems.The Series 2 Unified Serial devices are built on Adaptec's 800-MHz, dual-core RAID-on-Chip (ROC) architecture, eliminating the limitations of software RAID-based hardware solutions commonly found in entry-level systems, according to the company. The controllers can handle hardware RAID 0, 1 and 10 for up to 128 SATA and SAS disk and tape drive systems.

All told, the Series 2 family comprises three products: the $250 Adaptec RAID 2405 Kit with four internal ports; the $225 Adaptec 2405 Single with four internal ports, and the $250 Adaptec 2045 Single. The devices will ship at the end of this month.The Register

About the Author(s)

Jim Manico

OWASP Global Board Member

Jim Manico is a Global Board Member for the OWASP foundation where he helps drive the strategic vision for the organization. OWASP's mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make informed decisions about true software security risks. OWASP's AppSecUSA<> conferences represent the nonprofit's largest outreach efforts to advance its mission of spreading security knowledge, for more information and to register, see here<>. Jim is also the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. He has a 18 year history building software as a developer and architect. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices and is a member of the JavaOne rockstar speaker community. He is the author of Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications<> from McGraw-Hill and founder of Brakeman Pro. Investor/Advisor for Signal Sciences.

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