LSI Logic's LSI44929 is powered by the company's proprietary Fusion-MPT (Message Passing Technology) architecture. The company said it delivers over 75,000 I/O per second using both channels and is auto-negotiable down to 1 Gigabit per second to assure backwards compatibility with existing SAN infrastructure
"LSI Logic's LSI44929 successfully met our strict requirements on performance, reliability and interoperability and stands out as a leading HBA," said Cooper Cowart, vice president of marketing for Chaparral Network Storage, Inc. "We are dedicated to working closely with companies like LSI Logic in continuing to offer customers high-performance, reliable storage solutions that support data intensive, enterprise applications and protect business-critical data."
Chaparral said its Intelligent Storage Routers enable connectivity between SCSI devices and Fibre Channel networks. The company said its JFS224, 1 or 2 Gigabit Fibre Channel-to-Ultra160, and JFS226, 2 Gigabit Fibre Channel-to-Ultra160, external RAID controllers are suited for data intensive applications where exceptional data throughput is required.