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LSI Adds Features to MegaRAID

MILPITAS, Calif. -- LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced MegaRAID Release 3.5, which offers significant new performance, reliability and usability features for the MegaRAID® SAS 8700 and 8800 families of 3Gb/s SAS/SATA adapters. The software upgrade includes multipathing and load balancing capabilities designed to reduce system downtime and deliver as much as a 40 percent increase in large-block sequential read performance.

MegaRAID Release 3.5 is the latest release in a new software upgrade program which provides enhanced features and functionality to existing MegaRAID SAS/SATA adapters. The upgrade program is designed to conveniently bundle key enhancements in four areas: data protection and availability; performance; features and usability; and green computing.

“MegaRAID Release 3.5 software provides current customers with a robust and user-friendly upgrade package which can be quickly and easily downloaded via the Web,” said Kelly Bryant, DAS RAID business line director, Engenio® Storage Group, LSI. “This new feature set, combined with our proven direct-attached storage solutions, reinforces LSI’s position as the leader in providing host-based RAID solutions to the world’s largest server vendors and distributors.”

LSI Corp.