Server Motherboard offers 12 Gbps SAS-3 connectors.
Press Release Summary:
January 9, 2014 - In addition to offering 6 SATA ports, E3C224D4M-16RE adopts LSI™ SAS 3008 controllerÂ and 3X24R expander to support 16 SAS-3 (12 Gbps) ports directly onboard with 4 SAS HD connectors. Mezzanine slot enables upgrades to 10GLAN, while ECC memory lends to stability. Solution enables businesses to create solutions for intractable data bottlenecks in big data/network storage, ERP/MRP, network/security, and Web farm/hosting environments.
Original Press Release
The World's First 12G SAS-3 Motherboard: ASRock Rack E3C224D4M-16RE
Press release date: January 6, 2014
ASRock Rack’s E3C224D4-16RE adopts LSI™ SAS 3008 controller + 3X24R expander to support 16 SAS-3 (12Gb/s) ports directly onboard with 4 SAS HD connectors. A whopping total of 22 connectors, including 16 SAS-3 connectors provided by LSI™ SAS 3008 controller + 3X24R expander and 6 SATA ports, which can offer more than enough storage options! ASRock Rack is a pioneer in introducing the SAS-3 12Gb/s standard to the server marketplace.
The groundbreaking SAS-3 solution and Mezzanine slot (10G) is brilliantly designed for businesses to create solutions for intractable data bottlenecks in Big Data/Network Storage, ERP/MRP, Network/Security and Web Farm/Hosting environments. With the onboard 16 SAS-3 ports, anyone can get more things done in less time!
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ASRock Rack Inc., established in 2013, specialized in the field of Cloud Computing server hardware. While inheriting ASRock’s design concepts, “Creativity, Consideration, Cost-effectiveness”, the company is dedicated to bring the Server Industry out of the box thinking with the passion to innovate. Leveraged by ASRock’s growing momentum and distribution channels, this young and vibrant company targets at the booming market of Cloud Computing, and commits to serve the market with user friendly and eco friendly Do It Yourself Server hardware, featuring flexible and reliable products. For further information, please visit: http://www.asrock.com/server/index.asps