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24 PORT EXPANDER MODULE
The Intel® RAID Expander RES2CV240, powered by an LSISAS2x36/24 36- or 24-port SAS-2 expander, enable the connection of up to 32 or 20 directly attached SAS or Serial ATA (SATA) devices, and provide table routing to support connections for up to 1024 SAS addresses. Each expander is individually configurable and performs SAS and SATA transfers based on the speed of the host or target at either 6.0Gb/s, 3.0Gb/s, or 1.5Gb/s. The RES2CV240 have support management functions such as discovery and enclosure management, and can be cascaded to accommodate as many drives as the associated SAS/RAID card allows.
The RES2CV240 are excellent low-cost value-added alternatives to high port count RAID cards. Select the Intel RAID Expander RES2CV240 to achieve excellent performance and higher returns on investment. As the perfect complement for Intel SAS-2 generation RAID cards, the RES2CV240 offer ultimate flexibility for architecting a high drive count (>8 drive) storage solution in any sized system. The card has its own mounting spot in Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 2U chassis, when using 2.5” drives, and can be mounted to a chassis wall or air-duct in third party chassis.