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Fibre Channel Controller Advances Network Storage

The Tachyon QE4 (HPFC-6600) 4G Fibre channel controller interfaces seamlessly with the company's relevant loop switch devices to create a complete fabric-to-disk-drive solution for enterprise storage systems. Additionally, the QE4 can be paired with 3G MaxSAS expander switches and SAS/SATA multiplexers to enable tiered storage system architectures. The Tachyon QE4 supports four channels, each delivering data-transfer rates up to 4 Gb/s, and achieves up to 3.2 Gb/s of throughput. Price is $225 each in prototype quantities. PMC-SIERRA INC., Santa Clara, CA. (408) 239-8000.


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