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Adaptec Serial ATA RAID 21610SA
The Adaptec Serial ATA RAID 21610SA Controller is a flexible 16-port native Serial ATA I/O processor-based RAID controller that combines the high-performance storage connectivity of Serial ATA with Adaptec's advanced RAID features, including Optimized Disk Utilization, Online Capacity Expansion, RAID Level Migration and Adaptec Storage Manager.

Supporting RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 10, 50, and JBOD, plus disk hot plug and Adaptec advanced RAID features, the Adaptec 21610SA is an ideal cost-effective solution for applications where high levels of sustained read and write performance are required, including video streaming, web content, reference data and fixed content storage.
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Microsoft

Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64
Microsoft Windows XP
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Red Hat Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
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Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows
Novell NetWare
Red Hat Linux
SuSE Linux
SCO UnixWare
Caldera OpenUnix
SCO OpenServer
FreeBSD
VMware ESX Server

For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 10938
Benefits
  High capacity 16-port RAID card brings advanced Serial ATA features and data protection to midrange and high-end servers using low-cost SATA drives
Key Differentiators
 
  • Optimized Disk Utilization
  • RAID Level Migration
  • Online capacity expansion
  • Background initialization (for immediate RAID availability)
  • Enclosure Management ready
  • Hot-swap disk drive support for easy replacement
  • Hot-spare disk support with automatic rebuild
  • Supports bootable arrays
  • Customer Needs
      Ideal for server applications where high levels of sustained read and write operations are required, such as video streaming, web content, video-on-demand, security and surveillance, fixed content, and reference data storage
    System Environment
      Midrange and high-end servers
    Capacity
     

    Max. array size: 2TB
    Max. physical disk drive size: 1TB

    Cache Memory
    64 Mbyte
    Key RAID Features
  • Optimized Disk Utilization
  • Online RAID Level Migration
  • Online Capacity Expansion
  • Background Initialization
  • SNMP support
  • Enclosure Management Ready
  • Number of devices
    Up to 16 Serial ATA drives

    Bus System Interface Type

    64-bit/66 MHz PCI
    Internal Connectors
    Sixteen Serial ATA ports
    Data Transfer Rate
    Up to 1.5 Gbits/sec
    System Requirements
    Available PCI slot meeting PCI 2.2 specification
    Package Contents
    • Adaptec Serial ATA RAID 21610SA controller
    • Adaptec Storage Manager, BIOS configuration utility, Command Line Interface (CLI)
    • Sixteen 1-meter Serial ATA cables
    Warranty
    3 years

    Physical dimensions

    9.25 x 5 inches

    Operating temperature

    0 to 55 degrees

    Power requirements

    1.6 amps @ +5V

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