The ATTO Technology ExpressSAS H608 8-Internal Port SAS/SATA 6G PCIe x2 Host Bus Adapter delivers the fastest available connection to SAS or SATA tape or disk storage. With a full range of port configurations and driver support, easy-to-use features and extensive industry qualifications ExpressSAS H608 has a 6Gb/s SAS HBA design to meet your performance needs.
The ExpressSAS H608 provides high-speed 6Gb/s performance at 600MB/s per port. By utilizing a serial, point-to-point architecture, in addition to PCI Express 2.0 bus technology, ExpressSAS H608 is engineered for demanding IT and digital media applications which require more performance than 3Gb/s SAS/SATA can provide. The ExpressSAS H608 features eight internal ports and with support for SAS expanders allows connections of upto 256 end-point devices. The ExpressSAS H608 includes an easy-to-use utility enabling management, monitoring and configuration tool which leverages an intuitive GUI. ATTO's field-proven Advanced Data Streaming technology helps users meet the most demanding performance requirements of bandwidth-intensive applications. The ADS technology achieves this performance increase by integrating a combination of features engineered to allow for the controlled acceleration of data transfers.
Industry Proven Technology
The ExpressSAS H608 doubles the performance of 3Gb/s SAS/SATA host bus adapters and work seamlessly with a wide array of 3rd party products, including HDDs and SSDs, tape drives and many other SAS and SATA infrastructure products.
The ExpressSAS H608 combines 6Gb/s SAS speeds and x8 PCI Express 2.0 with powerful hardware and software elements to manage latency in real-time environments. Exclusive Advanced Data Streaming technology maximizes CPU processes to deliver smooth and reliable data transfers and the highest consistent performance. ATTO pays close attention to detail in board design and signal integrity to minimize transmission errors and data corruption. These differentiating capabilities make ATTO the premier choice for high-performance direct-attached SAS/SATA storage connectivity.
Advanced Management Tools
ATTO's easy-to-use configuration tool features an intuitive GUI that simplifies the installation, management and monitoring of the host bus adapter. With advanced troubleshooting and performance tuning capabilities, ExpressSAS H608 provides users with sophisticated diagnostics and the flexibility to control settings for specific applications.
2 mini SAS (x4) SFF 8087 internal
x8 PCI express 2.0 host interface Supports PCI express base spec 2.0 Supports PCI express CEM spec 2.0
External: Low profile bracket x4 miniSAS connectors External LEDs for on-line and speed status for each port
SAS 2.0, SAS, SATA and SATA II support Auto negotiation between 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s and 1.5Gb/s devices Supports SSP, SMP, STP protocols SGPIO support PC BIOS bootability Global and dedicated hot spares SES, SNMP and S.M.A.R.T. support Initiator and target mode (OEM) support Flash ROM for easy field updates Wide-port end device support
Operating System Support
Windows Server 2003, 2008 Windows XP, Vista, 7 Red Hat & SUSE Linux Mac OS X (10.4.x - 10.6.x) VMware ESX server 3.5 VMware ESX server vSphere 4.1
FCC part 15, subpart B, Class A EN55024: 1998A + A1: 2001 & A2: 2003 EN60825-1: 1994-2: 2004 EN55022: 2006, Class B
EN60950-1: 2001 RoHS compliant
Command line interface for advanced functionality ATTO config tool (w/GUI) BIOS-based management and configuration utility