SAS(Serial Attached SCSI)

What Is SAS?

Not every organization has the same requirements for data storage. That’s why Digiliant offers a variety of solutions. From network attached storage to iSCSI systems, we provide the hardware companies need to ensure their data is properly stored and secured. Our SAS incorporated storage systems provide a distinct option for companies with large system requirements.

SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) is an evolution of parallel SCSI into a point-to-point serial peripheral interface in which controllers are linked directly to disk drives. SAS is a performance improvement over traditional SCSI because SAS enables multiple devices (up to 128) of different sizes and types to be connected simultaneously with thinner and longer cables; its full-duplex signal transmission supports 6.0Gb/s and 12Gb/s. In addition, SAS drives can be hot-plugged.

In topologies with more than two connected devices, SAS calls for the use of expander devices to allow for more than one host to connect to more than one peripheral.

SAS devices can communicate with both SATA and SAS devices (the backplanes of SAS devices are identical to SATA devices). A key difference between SATA and SAS devices is the addition in SAS devices of two data ports, each of which resides in a different SAS domain. This enables complete failover redundancy as if one path fails; there is still communication along a separate and independent path.

Digiliant also delivers a wide variety of other network attached storage and iSCSI SAN solutions. From designs just right for small, home offices to devices meant to drive large corporations, we are the name to trust when it’s time to address storage needs.

With more than 23 years of experience to our credit, Digiliant serves clients across the country with the customized solutions to fit their distinct needs. We work directly with you to select the best system to meet your needs today and in the future. We even stand behind all of our products with the best service and support available, making us the clear choice for network attached storage, iSCSI SAN and other related solutions.

If it’s time to enhance your organization’s storage capacity, Digiliant is here to serve. Our 12GB/s NAS systems, iSCSI systems and other devices are created with power, performance and affordability in mind. To find out more about our storage solutions, just contact us directly at 1-800-306-2199 or email