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TS 9286CV-8E PCIE 6GB 8 PORT EXTERNAL
Part number: 4XB0F28699 Manufacturer: Lenovo
TS 9286CV-8E PCIE 6GB 8 PORT EXTERNAL
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    Interfaces/Ports
    Total Number of SAS Ports
    8
    Number of SAS Ports (External)
    SAS Connector Details
    2 SFF-8088
    Memory
    Cache Memory
    1 GB
    Physical Characteristics
    Height
    2.5"
    Depth
    6.6"
    Form Factor
    Plug-in Card
    General Information
    Manufacturer
    Lenovo Group Limited
    Manufacturer Part Number
    4XB0F28699
    Manufacturer Website Address
    http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
    Brand Name
    Lenovo
    Product Line
    MegaRAID
    Product Model
    9286CV-8e
    Product Name
    ThinkServer 9286CV-8e PCIe 6 Gb 8-port External SAS RAID Adapter by LSI
    Marketing Information
    Unmatched RAID Performance for Next-Generation Servers and Storage

    Today's data center, cloud and high-performance computing environments not only require increased storage capacity to handle massive volumes of data, but are also challenged to protect and deliver data as quickly as possible to meet the needs of applications and end users. To address these performance demands as capacity scales, the newest 6Gb/s SAS RAID controllers from Avago offer a powerful combination of intelligent performance, enterprise RAID data protection and proven interoperability with the latest server platforms based on the PCI Express 3.0 specification. The MegaRAID SAS 9286CV-8e, with eight external ports, delivers two 800MHz PowerPC processor cores and a 72-bit DDRIII interface that drives 1GB cache memory. Powered by the LSI SAS 2208 dual-core ROC, the 9286CV-8e controller includes the latest PCI Express 3.0 and 6Gb/s SAS technology and is designed for configuring external storage enclosures with high-performance SAS hard drives, high-capacity SATA hard drives or application-accelerating SSDs or for building more sophisticated configurations using Avago 6Gb/s SAS Switch products.

    MegaRAID CacheVault Technology

    MegaRAID CacheVault flash cache protection uses NAND flash memory powered by a supercapacitor to help protect data stored in the MegaRAID controller cache memory. This module eliminates the need for a lithium ion battery traditionally used to protect DRAM cache memory on PCI RAID controllers. The RAID controller automatically writes the data in cache memory to flash storage when a power failure occurs, while the super-capacitor keeps the current going during the process. When the power comes back, the DRAM is recovered from flash storage and the system goes on without loss of data. The benefits of this technology are elimination of hardware maintenance associated with LiON batteries, lower total cost of ownership over the life of the adapter, and more environmentally friendly cache protection.

    Support for Advanced Software Options

    The family of 6Gb/s MegaRAID controllers are designed to support advanced software options that provide white box channel partners with enhanced performance and data protection capabilities. These new software options help enable end users to address key business challenges while helping to deliver a higher return on their IT investments. MegaRAID CacheCade™ Pro 2.0 software and MegaRAID Fast Path software boost transactional I/O performance of solid state disk configurations, while MegaRAID Recovery software and MegaRAID SafeStore™ software enable enhanced data protection and security.

    Intuitive RAID Management Utility

    The MegaRAID Management Suite™ software provides essential tools to manage MegaRAID products, whether deployed in an enterprise or small business. Avago offers a collection of applications and tools including a pre-boot setup utility and a full spectrum of online RAID management utilities. This suite of applications allows administrators to adjust SAS or SATA topology views from the system host, controller and disk enclosure down to the logical and physical drive level. Extending to enterprise deployments, these tools scale to more easily configure, monitor and manage RAID and JBOD volumes locally or over the LAN network.
    Packaged Quantity
    1
    Product Type
    SAS Controller
    Technical Information
    Host Interface
    PCI Express 3.0 x8
    Controller Type
    6Gb/s SAS
    Serial ATA/600
    RAID Supported
    Yes
    RAID Levels
    0
    1
    5
    6
    10
    50
    60
    Data Backup Type
    Flash Backed Cache
    Miscellaneous
    Platform Supported
    Linux
    PC
    Environmental Certification
    RoHS
    Interfaces/Ports
    Total Number of SAS Ports
    8
    Number of SAS Ports (External)
    8
    SAS Connector Details
    2 SFF-8088
    Memory
    Cache Memory
    1 GB
    General Information
    Manufacturer
    Lenovo Group Limited
    Manufacturer Part Number
    4XB0F28699
    Manufacturer Website Address
    http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
    Brand Name
    Lenovo
    Product Line
    MegaRAID
    Product Model
    9286CV-8e
    Product Name
    ThinkServer 9286CV-8e PCIe 6 Gb 8-port External SAS RAID Adapter by LSI
    Marketing Information
    Unmatched RAID Performance for Next-Generation Servers and Storage

    Today's data center, cloud and high-performance computing environments not only require increased storage capacity to handle massive volumes of data, but are also challenged to protect and deliver data as quickly as possible to meet the needs of applications and end users. To address these performance demands as capacity scales, the newest 6Gb/s SAS RAID controllers from Avago offer a powerful combination of intelligent performance, enterprise RAID data protection and proven interoperability with the latest server platforms based on the PCI Express 3.0 specification. The MegaRAID SAS 9286CV-8e, with eight external ports, delivers two 800MHz PowerPC processor cores and a 72-bit DDRIII interface that drives 1GB cache memory. Powered by the LSI SAS 2208 dual-core ROC, the 9286CV-8e controller includes the latest PCI Express 3.0 and 6Gb/s SAS technology and is designed for configuring external storage enclosures with high-performance SAS hard drives, high-capacity SATA hard drives or application-accelerating SSDs or for building more sophisticated configurations using Avago 6Gb/s SAS Switch products.

    MegaRAID CacheVault Technology

    MegaRAID CacheVault flash cache protection uses NAND flash memory powered by a supercapacitor to help protect data stored in the MegaRAID controller cache memory. This module eliminates the need for a lithium ion battery traditionally used to protect DRAM cache memory on PCI RAID controllers. The RAID controller automatically writes the data in cache memory to flash storage when a power failure occurs, while the super-capacitor keeps the current going during the process. When the power comes back, the DRAM is recovered from flash storage and the system goes on without loss of data. The benefits of this technology are elimination of hardware maintenance associated with LiON batteries, lower total cost of ownership over the life of the adapter, and more environmentally friendly cache protection.

    Support for Advanced Software Options

    The family of 6Gb/s MegaRAID controllers are designed to support advanced software options that provide white box channel partners with enhanced performance and data protection capabilities. These new software options help enable end users to address key business challenges while helping to deliver a higher return on their IT investments. MegaRAID CacheCade™ Pro 2.0 software and MegaRAID Fast Path software boost transactional I/O performance of solid state disk configurations, while MegaRAID Recovery software and MegaRAID SafeStore™ software enable enhanced data protection and security.

    Intuitive RAID Management Utility

    The MegaRAID Management Suite™ software provides essential tools to manage MegaRAID products, whether deployed in an enterprise or small business. Avago offers a collection of applications and tools including a pre-boot setup utility and a full spectrum of online RAID management utilities. This suite of applications allows administrators to adjust SAS or SATA topology views from the system host, controller and disk enclosure down to the logical and physical drive level. Extending to enterprise deployments, these tools scale to more easily configure, monitor and manage RAID and JBOD volumes locally or over the LAN network.
    Packaged Quantity
    1
    Product Type
    SAS Controller
    Technical Information
    Host Interface
    PCI Express 3.0 x8
    Controller Type
    6Gb/s SAS
    Serial ATA/600
    RAID Supported
    Yes
    RAID Levels
    0
    1
    5
    6
    10
    50
    60
    Data Backup Type
    Flash Backed Cache
    Physical Characteristics
    Height
    2.5"
    Depth
    6.6"
    Form Factor
    Plug-in Card
    Miscellaneous
    Platform Supported
    Linux
    PC
    Environmental Certification
    RoHS