Adaptec RAID 5805Z, Series 5Z Family, SATA / SAS, 8 Ports, PCIe x8, 512MB, OEM, No Cable, ZMCP (ASAR5805Z-SGL)
The Series 5Z family of high-performance Adaptec Unified Serial® (SATA/SAS) RAID controllers offers both high I/O transaction and high bandwidth processing for use with cost-effective, high-capacity SATA drives or high-performance SAS drives. The Adaptec RAID 5805Z utilizes industry-leading dual core RAID on Chip (ROC), 512MB of DDR2 write cache, and connectivity with the latest x8 PCI-Express to deliver over 250,000 I/Os 1.2GBs. Using SAS expanders, it can connect up to 256 SATA/SAS devices. The Adaptec RAID 5805Z supports a broad range of operating systems, compatibility with more than 300 third-party devices, and full integration with Adaptec Storage Manager for centralized management of all Adaptec RAID controllers on the network.
Supported Operating Systems:
Red Hat Linux
For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 16884
Benefits: Performance Unified Serial RAID controller supports both SATA and SAS devices. Ideal for bandwidth intensive storage applications; NAS, OLTP servers, web servers, and digital surveillance. Offers Zero-Maintenance Cache Protection and Intelligent Power Management.
Adaptec Storage Manager (ASM): Java-based GUI Management Utility / Remote configuration, monitoring & notification / ASM OS Support: Windows, Linux, SCO, Solaris, FreeBSD / Microsoft VDS Support / SNMP, SMTP / Remote firmware updates
ARCCONF: Command Line Interface
Adaptec BIOS Utility (ACU): BIOS level configuration utility / Flashable BIOS support