FiberStore Unveils MiniSAS SFFP-8088 Cables

Valley Home, (PressExposure) July 26, 2013 -- FiberStore Co., Ltd has launched the MiniSAS SFFP-8088 to SFFP-8088 cables series which is designed for high performance networks, servers, workstations and desktops. This durable SAS cable features an External mini-SAS (SFF-8088) connector and an External mini-SAS (SFF-8088) connector, and supports data transfer rates of up to 6 Gbps.

As you might expect, the more lanes the faster speed, Mini-SAS is like traffic moving on 4 lanes on the highway instead of just 1 lane. Mini-SAS offers more "Lanes" for data to travel, providing the ability to reach higher speeds. Just like the SATA/eSATA interface, mini-SAS offers the convenience of a one cable connection. However, in a multi-drive SATA/eSATA solution which, only offers one lane for four drives to send/receive data on, mini-SAS provides four separate lanes so each drive can deliver its maximum capable data transfer rate.

Now you can use one or more mini-SAS equipped external storage enclosures like the OWC Mercury Rack Pro for greater speed, protection, or both compared to single channel multi-drive eSATA RAID or eSATA Port Multiplier solutions.

"This durable SAS cable features an SFF-8088 (external mini-SAS) connector, and supports data transfer rates of up to 6 Gbps." comments Thorndike, FiberStore product manager. "Unlike SFF-8087, where the top cards often have four or six connectors, SFF-8088 usually comes with only one or two connectors per controller. This is because a single SFF-8088 connector on a SAS Expander-enabled controller can connect to a large SAS Expander-enable enclosure, which can then be daisy-chained."

The SFF-8088 cables are currently available in 6 Gbs external or 3 Gbs internal and far-out assembly types. SFF-8088 with power are also in stock. Custom Mini-SAS cables are available in various lengths and other options. Contact for more information by calling 86-755-83003611, email, or visit

About FiberStore Co., Limited

FiberStore designs, manufactures, and sells a broad portfolio of optical communication products, including passive optical network, or PON, subsystems, optical transceivers and many more optical network products and OEM solutions.

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Press Release Submitted On: July 26, 2013 at 3:27 am
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