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Areca ARM-64-bit Drivers Ready for Cavium and APM Platform


Taipei, Taiwan, - March 28, 2017 - Areca Technology Corporation (ARECA), a leading provider of internal, external and Thunderbolt RAID storage, today announced that its RAID adapter device driver has supported the ARM-64-bit platform. By successfully completing the driver test, Areca can now delivers RAID adapters that have been worked with the Cavium and APM platform.

Areca is a Taiwan based RAID card manufacturer that supports x 86 platforms by providing different drivers for plentiful of operation systems more than 18 years.

As the ARM 64-bit based platforms are getting more popular, mature and involving more companies into the field. Areca has been a good hand to build ARM 64-bit drivers on two platforms such as APM and Cavium and it shows Areca is able to support different platforms in various operation systems. ARM 64-bit platform users should leverage Areca’s achievement on x86 platforms to find themselves the best deal/offer.

On Cavium and APM ARM-64-bit platforms, there are two main features:

1. Drivers are built in an EFI shell commands and are able working under AMI BIOS. It is successful to run Centos on APM platform and Centos, Suse and Ubantu OS on Cavium Thunder X platform.

2. Users may feel that (it is easy to setup in) x86 environment because the configurations have included booting on RAID drive.






About Areca Technology Corporation

Areca Technology Corporation designs and manufactures storage products for virtually all areas of the storage market including DAS, NAS, and SAN. All PCI, SCSI, and Fiber Disk Array Controllers support RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10 or JBOD. It also produces its own custom ASIC, a high-speed IDE controller, and a RAID 6 engine on their controllers to achieve high data throughput and availability. Areca has completely committed its highly skilled research and development effort to disk array technologies that yield the fastest performance, best reliability, and lower cost points than competitive disk array solutions. Areca Technology is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

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