The DS3300 31X iSCSI storage controller is designed to enable users to utilize their existing IP infrastructure to deploy networked storage. With iSCSI interface, next-generation SAS back-end technology and DS3000 Storage Manager software, the DS3300 is designed to provide businesses with robust, reliable, and cost-effective shared storage. DS3300 iSCSI controller support both direct host connectivity and IP network connectivity, and are designed to enable small businesses to manage their fast-growing data capacity requirements on an affordable budget. DS3300 iSCSI controller is available in single-controller models that can scale in capacity to support a total of 48 disk drives by using the EXP3000 storage expansion unit. The DS3000 is designed to be easy to deploy and easy to manage using the DS3000 Storage manager software.