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HighPoint Ships RocketRAID 2711 Cost-Effective 4-port SAS 6 Gbps HBA

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  1. btarunr

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    HighPoint Technologies, Inc., a leading HBA and storage solutions manufacturer, is now shipping its latest SAS 6Gb/s HBA, the RocketRAID 2711. Designed specifically for workstations and entry-level servers, the RocketRAID 2711 is an external 4-port, SAS 6Gb/s PCI-E 2.0 x8 RAID controller supports SAS/SATA devices in a variety of storage configurations including direct connectivity, SATA JBOD, and SAS expansion.

    The RocketRAID 2711 delivers enterprise management and connectivity features at entry level costs. The Industry standard external Mini-SAS port (SFF-8088) simplifies installation procedures and is compatible with a wide range of storage devices available for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and Mac platforms, including the recent release of MacOS X Lion. The low-profile design allows the card to be integrated into a variety of rack-mount and chassis designs.

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    The RocketRAID 2711 can support SAS and SATA devices in a multitude of configurations, including non-RAID JBOD’s, single disks, and RAID arrays including 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and 50, and includes Highpoint’s Unified Web-Based Management interface, which allows both novices and experts to quickly configure, manage and monitor storage configurations.

    The RocketRAID 2711 is fully backwards compatible with SAS/SATA 3Gb/s devices, PCI-Express 1.0 motherboards, and can be easily integrated into existing storage infrastructure. Client’s benefit from the clear, hassle free upgrade path; storage configurations can be easily scaled, shared, and migrated between all RR2700 series HBA’s, including future product releases.

    Availability
    The RocketRAID 2711 is available immediately, from a world-wide network of Distribution and Reseller channels.

    For more information, visit this page.
  2. Th3pwn3r

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    Okay...so we put cost effective into the title and then mention nothing of the cost, what's that about?
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    Exactly I hate press releases that hype products and then don't tell you a price once they have your interest!
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    They only do press releases for SEO. One of the 8-port is $136, so it is pretty cheap.

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