Adaptec enters HBA market with first encrypted solutions for secure data center storage
PMC today announced further expansion of its Adaptec storage product line with the industry’s first high performance, high density, low profile encrypted PCIe Gen3 host bus adapter (HBA) family. This product line is capable of executing over one million input/output operations per second (IOPS) with 6.6 GB/sec sustained throughput, provides 256 bit AES encryption, and offers up to 16 ports. The Adaptec Series 7H and 6H families of SAS/SATA HBAs provide customers with high-performance connectivity for hard disk drives (HDDs), solid-state drives (SSDs), removable media and tape drives. The product family is ideally suited for high performance data center applications.
Both the Adaptec 6H and 7H product lines share common drivers and management tools, including drivers for Windows, VMWare, and open-source Linux. The complete family of Adaptec Series 7 and Adaptec Series 6 HBAs will be available through Adaptec’s worldwide Distributors and storage channel partners in Q2 2013.