Intel® RAID Expander RES2SV240 Product Brief
For a low-cost value-added alternative to high port count RAID cards, select the Intel® RAID Expander RES2SV240 to achieve excellent performance and higher returns on investment. As the perfect complement for Intel’s SAS-2 generation RAID cards, the RES2SV240 offers ultimate flexibility for architecting a high drive count (Less than 8 drive) storage solution in any sized system.
The RES2SV240, powered by an LSISAS2x24 24-port SAS-2 expander, enables the connection of up to 24 directly attached SAS or Serial ATA (SATA) devices with transfers based on the speed of the host or target at either 6.0Gb/s 3.0Gb/s, or 1.5Gb/s. The RES2SV240 can be cascaded to accommodate as many drives as the associated SAS/RAID card allows with table routing for up to 1024 SAS connections. Furthermore, the RES2SV240 supports usability functions such as discovery and enclosure management.
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• Low-cost alternative to high port count RAID cards.
Provide a more economic solution that is similar to a 16 or 20 high port count card, but has more flexibility as the RES2SV240 can be teamed up with a wide variety 4 or 8 port SAS RAID card/modules to provide you with features that are better suited to customer needs.
• Inside-the-box design flexibility.
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