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Areca Releases ARC-8042-12 12-bay 12Gb/s SAS Desktop RAID Storage


Taipei, Taiwan, - November 15, 2017 - Areca Technology Corporation (ARECA), a leading provider of internal, external and Thunderbolt RAID storage, today announced its 12-bay 12Gb/s SAS to SAS compact ARC-8042-12 RAID box. ARC-8042-12 SAS to SAS desktop RAID box provides 12Gb/s SAS host interface link to the host board on the server system. This RAID controller utilizes the same RAID kernel that has been field-proven in existing internal/external SATA/SAS RAID controller products, allowing customers to bring stable and reliable SAS RAID external box. ARC-8042-12 provides desktop storage chassis capable of accommodating up to 12 * 12.0-Gb/s Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) drives or 6.0-Gb/s Serial ATA (SATA) /SAS drives.

On the hardware side, ARC-8042-12 features a dual core 1.2GHz ROC and on-board 2GB DDR3-1886 SDRAM memory to deliver true hardware RAID. It can be configured to RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 1E, 3, 5, 6, 00, 100, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD. The storage unit is the most cost-effective SAS disk drive RAID box with completely integrated high-performance and data-protection capabilities, which meet the performance and feature of a midrange storage product at an entry-level price.

The Intelligent cooling continuously adapts to environmental conditions by automatically controlling the speed of the cooling fans. This super silent design, optimizing balance between noise reduction and necessary cooling, help the resellers to offer the cost effective storage solution to the end customers.

Configuration and monitoring can be managed either through the LCD control panel, RS232 port or LAN port. The firmware also contains an embedded terminal emulation via the RS-232 port. The firmware-embedded several available RAID managers include internet browser, CLI, Telnet, API, SMTP and SNMP via a LAN port. The ArcSAP Quick Manager can scan multiple RAID units in the local and remote side and provide an effective management interface for configuration, and monitoring Areca RAID controllers.






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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