Improve the performance of applications like email and SharePoint while adding the peace of mind of RAID data protection. The MegaRAID® SAS 9261-8i 6Gb/s SATA + SAS RAID controller card provides internal connectivity for the capacity needed by critical business apps. Optional software support includes CacheCade® flash cache acceleration which uses connected solid state drives (SSDs) as front-end cache.

Highlights

  • Connect up to 128 SATA or SAS drives with eight internal 6 Gb/s SATA and SAS ports
  • Fit into rack-mounted servers with low-profile form factor and side-mount connectors
  • Bandwidth to support critical applications with PCIe® 2.0 connectivity
  • Balance protection and performance for critical applications with RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60
  • Add more protection and peace of mind with options including heat-tolerant battery backup and advanced software
Product Ordering Part # What's in the box
MegaRAID SAS 9261-8i MegaRAID SAS 9261‐8i, QIG, LP bracket, Driver & Documentation CD. NO CABLES INCLUDED.
RAID-on-Chip Controller LSISAS2108 RAID-on-Chip (ROC)
Cache Protection LSIiBBU07 or LSIiBBU08, optional intelligent battery backup modules that directly or remotely connect to the adapter
RAID Management Software MegaRAID Management Suite™
MegaRAID Storage Manager™
MegaCLI (command-line interface)
WebBIOS
Physical Dimensions MD2 Low profile (6.6" x 2.536")
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 2.0
Cache Memory 512MB 800MHz DDR II SDRAM
Internal Ports 8
Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
Devices Supported Up to 128 SAS and/or SATA devices
Internal Connectors 2 Mini-SAS SFF8087 (horizontal)
MTBF 1,092,800 hours
Operating Temperature Maximum ambient: 60°C (44.5°C with optional LSIiBBU07 or LSIiBBU08)
Operating Systems Microsoft® Windows®, Linux® (SuSE®, Red Hat®), Solaris®, Vmware®. *Visit the downloads page for the most complete list of supported operating systems: lsi.com/support
Operating Voltage +3.3V
Operating Systems Extensive support includes Microsoft® Windows® Vista/2008/Server 2003/2000/XP, Linux®, Solaris™ (x86), Netware®, FreeBSD®, VMware® and more. *Visit the downloads page for the most complete list of supported operating systems: lsi.com/support
Regulatory Certifications EN55022, EN55024, EN60950, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3; FCC Class A, Class B; UL1950; UL; CSA C22.2; VCCI; RRL for MIC; BSMI; C-tick
Warranty 3 years, free advanced technical support, advanced replacement option
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