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Intel® RAID Controller RS2MBO44 Product Brief

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Intel® RAID Controller RS2MBO44 Product Brief

Product Overview

The Intel® RAID Controller RS2MB044, part of Intel’s portfolio of 6Gb/s SAS adapters, offers unprecedented performance with exceptional data protection and design flexibility. With four internal and four external ports, the Intel RS2MB044 supports both internal drive storage and external JBOD expansion. Using the external SAS ports, multiple JBODs can be connected to a server, providing a scalable and affordable solution for growing storage requirements.

All Intel RAID solutions are validated across multiple platforms with Intel® boards, chassis, and systems. In addition, the Intel RS2MB044 is tested with several industry leading JBOD enclosures. Customized training, as well as Intel® service and support, make Intel the one source for customers seeking data protection, increased productivity, and simplified IT.

Key Advantages
• Exceptional data protection. Supports data redundancy using SAS or SATA hard disk drives through mirroring, parity, and double parity (RAID levels 1, 5, and 6) plus striping capability for spans (RAID levels 10, 50, and 60).
• Excellent performance. LSI* SAS2108 ROC technology, x8 PCI Express* Generation 2 host interface and 800 MHz cache allow for exceptional performance with significant bandwidth and IOPS gains when compared to prior generations of Intel® RAID Controllers – even for solutions utilizing 3Gb/s drives.
• Inside-the-box design flexibility. Four internal and four external 6Gb/s SAS ports allow connection to 6Gb/s or 3Gb/s drives both inside and outside a system. With a true MD2 form factor, this adapter is ideal for low-profile height and half-length adapter slots.

Read the full Intel RAID Controller RS2MBO44 Product Brief.