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NEC Selects LSI

MILPITAS, Calif. -- LSI Corporation (NYSE:LSI) today announced that NEC has selected LSI MegaRAID Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) adapters for integration into NEC’s newest Express5800 series of servers. The newly launched LSI MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2, featuring the LSI SAS1078 RAID-on-Chip (ROC), has been adopted for new NEC rackmount and tower servers, including the Express5800/120Rj-2 and the Express5800/120Rh-1.

"We are pleased to adopt the new LSI MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 for our new servers under our strong relationship with LSI,” said Takanori Matsubara, department manager, 3rd Engineering Department, Client and Server Division at NEC. “We are confident that the functions and quality of MegaRAID technology will deliver a high-level of customer satisfaction."

“The combination of NEC’s advanced server technology with the LSI RAID-On-Chip (ROC) and MegaRAID SAS technology provides customers with high-speed, intelligent and secure sever solutions,” said Kelly Bryant, Direct Attached Storage RAID business line director, Engenio Storage Group, LSI. “With its robust Input/Output storage engine, the NEC Express5800 can transparently execute such tasks as data protection, data checking, and data restoration, providing IT managers with unsurpassed reliability and performance.”

LSI Corp.