PMC today announced further expansion of its Adaptec storage product line with the industry’s first high performance, high density, low profile encrypted PCIe Gen3 host bus adapter (HBA) family. This product line is capable of executing over one million input/output operations per second (IOPS) with 6.6 GB/sec sustained throughput, provides 256 bit AES encryption, and offers up to 16 ports. The Adaptec Series 7H and 6H families of SAS/SATA HBAs provide customers with high-performance connectivity for hard disk drives (HDDs), solid-state drives (SSDs), removable media and tape drives. The product family is ideally suited for high performance data center applications.

Adaptec Series 7H

“This new Adaptec HBA family, with its embedded encryption technology, higher port-count and higher performance, provides our customers with a distinct competitive advantage over any other products currently in the market,” said Jared Peters, vice president of Server Storage Solutions at PMC. “Customers continually ask for flexible solutions to better manage the continued expansion of their own data storage demands, and these products provide a wide range of cost-efficient solutions to meet their growing storage and security requirements.”