Scale-out your storage infrastructure to meet the needs of data-hungry applications. The MegaRAID® SAS 9286-8e SAS and SATA RAID controller meets the high I/O transaction demands of datacenter and enterprise applications such as databases. A low-profile design allows even workstations and compact servers to connect to external JBOD disk arrays while meeting footprint and density needs.

  • Connect up to 240 SATA or SAS drives with eight external 6Gb/s SATA and SAS ports
  • Fit into workstations, compact and rack-mounted servers
  • Bandwidth to support critical applications and solid state drive arrays with PCIe® 3.0 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 modules
Product Ordering Part # What's in the box
MegaRAID SAS 9286-8e LSI00332 MR SAS 9286‐8e, QIG, LP bracket
RAID-on-Chip Controller LSISAS2208 Dual-Core RAID on Chip (ROC)
Cache Protection LSIiBBU09, optional intelligent battery backup module that remotely connects 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® 3.0
Cache Memory 1GB 1333MHz DDRIII SDRAM
External Ports 8
Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
Devices Supported Up to 240 SATA and/or SAS devices
External Connectors 2 Mini-SAS SFF8088
MTBF 808,712 hours
Operating Temperature Maximum ambient: Controller Card: 60°C (with optional LSIiBBU09: 55°C)
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 LSI download Center for the most complete list of supported operating systems: lsi.com/channel/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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LSI offers various internal cable options to make integration into your current system infrastructure as easy as possible. LSI also offers cache protection options for RAID controllers that protect against data loss in the event of a server or power failure by providing emergency power to the cache memory.

1.0m cable. Links controller SFF-8088 multi-lane connector to enclosure InfiniBand SFF-8470 connector. Single lock connections.
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2.0m cable. Links controller SFF-8088 multi-lane connector to enclosure InfiniBand SFF-8470 connector. Single lock connections.
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1.0m cable. Links controller SFF-8088 multi-lane connector to enclosure SFF-8088 connector. Single lock connections.
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2.0m cable. Links controller SFF-8088 multi-lane connector to enclosure SFF-8088 connector. Single lock connections.
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Battery backup unit for MegaRAID 9265/9285/9266/9286/9270/9271 controller cards. Protects cache data during server power failure.
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Uses snapshots to enable rapid file and volume-level data recovery. Compatible with MegaRAID 9265, 9266, 9270, 9271, 9285 and 9286 series controller cards.
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Provides up to 3x I/O acceleration for SSDs connected to a MegaRAID 9265, 9266, 9285, 9270, 9271 and 9286 series controller card.
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Turns SSDs in front of HDD arrays into high-performance cache pools. Compatible with MegaRAID SAS 9265/9266/9285/9270/9271/9286 series controller cards.
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