Avago 12Gb/s SAS Solutions Selected by Dell for Latest Generation of PowerEdge Servers

Combination of Dell's Advanced Servers With Avago Technology Enables New Levels of Application Performance Acceleration, Cost Savings, and Streamlined Server Management.

SAN JOSE, Calif., and SINGAPORE, Sept. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avago Technologies (Nasdaq:AVGO) today announced that Dell has selected Avago's 12Gb/s SAS technology for use in its latest lineup of Dell PowerEdge RAID Controllers (PERC9) for their 13th generation PowerEdge Servers. The powerful technology combination helps enable Dell PowerEdge servers to deliver new levels of application acceleration, significant cost savings, and simplified and streamlined storage management.

Data center, cloud and high-performance computing environments not only require large amounts of storage capacity, they also must provide the data protection and performance today's applications and end users demand. The latest generation of Dell PowerEdge servers using Avago 12Gb/s SAS with MegaRAID® technology is Dell's most advanced and easy-to-manage portfolio yet for customers grappling with the evolving spectrum of applications and workloads.

"Avago 12Gb/s SAS solutions were designed to ease the demands of IT departments challenged with growing data traffic and storage consumption," said Tom Swinford, senior vice president and general manager, Data Center Solutions Group, Avago. "Avago and Dell collaborated closely on integrating Avago 12Gb/s SAS technology into the latest generation of Dell PowerEdge RAID Controllers to ensure that Dell's customers would have an effective solution to provide the performance and data protection required for enterprise IT applications."

"Dell is pleased to introduce its 13th generation PowerEdge server portfolio which adds Avago 12Gb/s SAS technology and enables our customers to optimize their systems for the most data-intensive workloads," said Ravi Pendekanti, vice president of product marketing and management, Dell PowerEdge Servers. "Being a customer focused organization that designs solutions based on integrated customer feedback, Dell PowerEdge servers enable our customers to deploy systems that accelerate application performance, lower TCO, and ultimately meet the needs of today's intensive IT workloads."

Avago 12Gb/s SAS technology features help enable Dell PowerEdge RAID controllers to address storage requirements by delivering proven performance and RAID data protection including the ability to:

  • Provide internal storage, external JBOD expansion and RAID data protection to address a wide range of storage performance and capacity requirements
  • Support critical, high-bandwidth applications with PCIe® 3.0 connectivity
  • Balance protection and performance for critical applications with RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60

For more information about Avago 12Gb/s SAS solutions, visit: http://www.lsi.com/products/pages/default.aspx.

About Avago Technologies

Avago Technologies is a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of analog, digital, mixed signal and optoelectronics components and subsystems with a focus in III-V compound semiconductor design and processing. Backed by an extensive portfolio of intellectual property, Avago products serve four primary target markets: wireless communications, wired infrastructure, enterprise storage, and industrial and other. For more information, visit Avago's website: www.avagotech.com.

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