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Crossroads ServerAttach Products, SA20, SCSI to FC-Fibre Channel



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Crossroads ServerAttach Products - SA20

Crossroads® SA20™ Datasheet - PDF (500 kb)
Crossroads ServerAttach FAQ - PDF (368 kb)

The Crossroads® ServerAttach™ SA20 quickly enables your new or existing SCSI-based servers to access Fibre Channel (FC) storage. Many SCSI servers either have no FC option available or, if they do, they require costly upgrades to the operating system (OS) and applications. With the SA20, there is no need to upgrade servers, thus minimizing server downtime for installation. No HBA hardware, driver software, or kernel modifications are required for most installs. A simple user interface even shortens the installation process into several easy steps. With the SA20 you can now connect up to two SCSI servers at once to your FC tape and disk subsystems without making changes to servers. The SA20 achieves that rare balance of cost and capability while functioning to bridge the gap between the requirements of today and tomorrow.

Patented “Access Controls” software embedded on the SA20 further improves access to storage resources by providing essential security and host access into SAN environments. Because today’s policy-based data management strategies require reliable business-critical data protection solutions, the SA20 delivers robust shared data access when you need it at an amazing 160 MB/s maximum peak performance.

Balance Connectivity and Performance

Key Benefits of ServerAttach
Consolidation of Storage Investments
Whether you already have a Storage Area Network (SAN) or you are considering implementation of a SAN, your business critical applications and servers need access to the centralized external storage resources on the SAN. The SA20 enables the centralization of your storage resources by allowing these resource investments to be diversified across multiple servers. To enhance the Return On Investment (ROI) for your new and existing SCSI-based servers, the cost-effective solution is the SA20.

SCSI to Fibre Channel Connectivity
A growing diversity of storage protocols lack support in many operating systems or business applications. The SA20 delivers a robust solution by providing protocol conversion between SCSI-based servers and the Fibre Channel architectures that are used in the majority of installed SANs. By leveraging Fibre Channel, the SA20 removes the distance limitations associated with SCSI, and allows access of FC resources over extended distances. With this level of enhanced connectivity, the SA20 stands as the best solution to protect your investments in SCSI servers and their hosted business applications.

Business Continuity
The SA20 also fosters enhanced security by allowing direct control over each host’s specific access to storage resources, down to the Logical Unit (LUN) level. As a result, entire tape libraries or even specific tape drives can be hidden from selected hosts while remaining visible to others. Access to your SAN resources can be shared, allowing multiple hosts to avoid conflicts with each other while utilizing the same storage devices.






























Crossroads ServerAttach Products, SA20, SCSI to FC-Fibre Channel

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