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Intel® RAID Controller RS2WG160 Product Brief

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Intel® RAID Controller RS2WG160 Product Brief

Product Overview
The Intel® RAID Controller RS2WG160, with sixteen internal ports, connects up to 16 drives inside the server via direct connection or passive backplane. In addition, this controller is excellent for growing storage requirements as it can support up to 28 devices by leveraging SAS expander technology. Furthermore, the RS2WG160’s SAS-2 architecture delivers data transfer rates of up to 6Gb/s per port, and brings new features and improved performance regardless of whether the storage solution utilizes 3Gb/s or 6Gb/s SAS or SATA drives.

All Intel RAID solutions are validated across multiple platforms with Intel® boards, chassis, and systems. 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.

Highly scalable. LSI* SAS2108 ROC technology, x8 PCI Express* Generation 2 host interface, and 800 MHz cache enhance the performance of scalable performance applications. Capable of connecting up to 16 drives directly or up to 128 using SAS expanders.
• Easy-to-use management utility.

The Intel RAID Web Console provides the essential software interface to efficiently manage Intel RAID products, whether deployed in an enterprise or small business. Intel also offers a collection of applications and tools including a pre-boot setup utility and a full spectrum of online RAID management utilities.

Read the full Intel® RAID Controller RS2WG160 Product Brief.