Interest in SAS disks growing

T. M.
September 2007
Storage Magazine;Sep2007, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p16
The article presents results of a survey of storage managers conducted by "Storage" magazine's Snapshot. The survey revealed that storage managers are starting to seriously consider serial-attached small computer systems interface (SCSI) (SAS) drives as a means of building out their storage tiers. Survey respondents indicate that an average of 10% of the disk drives they use in all of their installed storage arrays are SAS drives, while 2 gigabyte per second (Gb/sec) Fibre Channel (FC) remains the most prevalent disk drive used at 29%.


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