SAS2x36 SAS Expander

Take datacenter and storage subsystems to new heights of reliability and scalability

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The SAS2x36 Expander increases datacenter and storage subsystem reliability and scalability, leveraging integrated ARM processing and the 6Gb/s SAS and SATA interface to deliver a wide range of functionality and exceptional storage performance. From discovery and enclosure management to essential security features (zoning, random number generation, etc.), the SAS2x36 combines backward SAS compatibility with forward-looking scalability for higher total enclosure value.
  • Enable higher enclosure capacities through 36 PHY edge expansion
  • Ensure ample enclosure bandwidth through integrated RAM and an ARM926 processor

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Lifecycle Status


Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
Distrib. Inventory No
Samples Available Yes
Storage Enclosure Processor (SEP) ARM926 @ 150MHz
Internal Memory 512KB
SAS Ports 36
Wide Port Support Yes
Port Mirroring Yes
SSC (Spread Spectrum Clocking ) Yes
Route Table Entries 1024
PHY-Based Zoning, T-10 Zoning Yes
Ethernet Management Ports 1 x 10/100
External Memory Interfaces 8-bit and 16-bit Flash, SRAM, NVSRAM
12C Interfaces 4
LED 3 Pins per Phy
Security Features TRNG, Hash Generator
UART Interfaces Yes
SGPIO Interfaces 1 x SFF-8485


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