Broadcom Tri-Mode SerDes technology enables seamless operation of PCIe, SAS or SATA storage devices in a single drive bay. The introduction of PCIe devices executing NVMe to the existing SAS/SATA infrastructure makes industry standard, hot-pluggable drive bays even more versatile. Whether you’re building external or cloud-based storage systems for high connectivity, or outfitting servers, the SAS3616W, 16-port, 12Gb/s Tri-Mode SAS/SATA/PCIe IOC provides choices for storage optimization by enhancing direct-attached storage (DAS) solutions.
This high-performance, seventh-generation I/O controller supports T-10 data protection model and optical support, PCIe hot plugging, and up to 2,000 connected devices.
Capitalize on the wide bandwidth of 16 PCI Express 3.1 lanes with SAS transfer rates of up to 12Gb/s and SATA rates up to 6Gb/s
Extend existing end-user investments with DataBolt technology, which provides the benefits of 12Gb/s SAS with existing 6Gb/s drive devices
Deliver more than one million IOPS