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RAID

abbreviation for redundant array of inexpensive disks, a computer data storage system with rapid access time and enhanced fault tolerance.
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Broadcom announced a distribution agreement in March that allows Bell Microproducts to distribute Broadcom's family of RAIDCore serial ATA RAID controllers to resellers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America and Europe.
With its history of ATA product and technology development, Promise Technology is the recognized world leader in ATA controllers, ATA RAID cards and ATA RAID subsystems.
Now users with smaller servers and professional workstations can take full advantage of the cost-savings, performance, and proven reliability offered by Promise ATA RAID.
It includes the only Serial ATA PCI RAID solution with battery backup module and is being released to the public as the one-stop-source for professional class Serial ATA RAID storage adapters, including low-cost two-, four- and six-port solutions.
However a large part of the quality differential is due to ineffective strategies employed by the ATA RAID community using legacy RAID methodologies.
Additionally, today's ATA RAID leaders are delivering subsystems that bring the cost of ATA RAID-based disk storage below $3 a gigabyte.
There are a few factors that have kept ATA RAID from seriously challenging SCSI: The 18-inch cable limitation of ATA makes it difficult to connect large storage banks of ATA drives; the limit of two drives per cable makes it hard to build large capacity storage subsystems, where most controllers can attain reasonable performance with a maximum of four drives; SCSI drives and controllers have features that lead to increased performance that ATA drives do not have; early attempts at ATA RAID were generally poorly implemented, causing those who tried it to have a negative experience, establishing a reputation for unreliability for ATA RAID.
The #1 high-port count Serial ATA RAID controller line, AMCC's 3ware(R) family of SATA RAID storage solutions deliver cost-effective, high-performance, high-capacity storage for enterprises and consumers worldwide in applications such as disk-to-disk backup, near-line storage, network-attached storage (NAS), video, and high-performance computing.
The VTrak 15200 RAID storage system combines cost-effective ATA RAID storage with a dual-port hardware-based iSCSI host interface that delivers up to 200 MB/sec throughput for cost-effective server clustering and SAN storage for mid-range enterprise, medium and small businesses.
The ATA RAID 1200A and 2400A, two- and four-channel products, respectively, for workstations and entry-level servers, are also part of the bloodline.
The SEPATON S2100-ES2 is a complete backup/restore solution that combines Fibre Channel adapter technology, ATA RAID disk storage, and the SEPATON unique emulation technology to dramatically increase backup/restore performance, flexibility, and scalability.
the originator and world leader of ATA RAID data protection and storage solutions, announced today a landmark distribution agreement that will dramatically reduce the threshold for entry into the world of Storage Networking (SANs).