4-Gbit/s Fibre Channel-to-SAS controller to support massive scalability

Board maker ARIO Data Networks is pre-announcing a new RAID controller. Based on an embedded 500-MHz RISC chip, it will support both SAS and SATA disk drives, and will use dual 4-Gbit/s host paths. The board will support SAS, SATA II, and SATA I disk connectivity, and is expected to be priced at about $2100.