PMC-Sierra, Inc. introduced its latest generation of SAS/SATA protocol controllers, which doubles the performance and port density of existing solutions. As reported by Market Watch, PMC’s Tachyon SPCv controller's innovative multi-core architecture enables storage equipment manufacturers to take full advantage of SSD performance. It delivers more than 750,000 I/Os per second (IOPS), integrating 16 ports and supporting advanced data protection.
"'PMC has shipped over 74 million 6Gb/s SAS ports in our controller and expander product lines, substantially more than our nearest competitor, and six of the top seven storage systems OEMs have architected platforms around PMC's 6Gb/s SAS Tachyon controller products,’ said Derek Dicker, vice president of marketing for PMC's Enterprise Storage Division. ‘The combination of industry-leading performance and port density in our new SPCv controller family positions PMC to extend our market segment leadership in enterprise storage.'"