HighPoint, maker of high performance host bus adapters (HBAs) and other storage solutions, tells us it's now shipipng its latest SAS 6Gbps HBA, the RocketRAID 2711. Intended for workstations and entry-level servers, the RocketRAID 2711 is an external 4-port, SAS 6Gbps PCI-E 2.0 x8 RAID controller that supports up to four SAS/SATA devices.
It's compatible with both PC and Mac platforms, and utilizes a low-profile design that makes it an easy fit for a variety of rack-mounts and other tight squeezes.
HighPoint says the RocketRAID 2711 supports a bunch of drive configurations, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, and 50, and non-RAID setups like JBOD and single disks. The device comes with HighPoint's Unified Web-based Management interface, which HighPoint says is suitable for both novices and experts, alike.
According to HighPoint, the RocketRAID 2711 is available now, though we couldn't find one online. No word on price.
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