LSI 3ware SATA and SAS RAID Controller Cards Deliver VMware ESX/ESXi 4.0 Certified Support

LSI Corporation today announced new software
drivers for the LSITM 3ware 9650SE and 9690SA series RAID controller cards

that provide support for VMware ESXTM and ESXTMi 4.0. The new drivers enable
customers to combine the advanced data protection and high throughput
capabilities of LSI 3ware controllers with the cost effectiveness and
flexibility enabled by virtualization and cloud computing environments.


"Hardware RAID protection and performance are essential
in virtualized environments,
" said Brent Blanchard, director of Worldwide
Channel Sales and Marketing, LSI. "With the VMware Ready Certification,
customers can confidently deploy LSI 3ware controllers with the VMware platform
to enable server consolidation and IT cost savings.


LSI 3ware 9650SE and 9690SA series controllers provide
internal and external connectivity for systems using either SATA or SAS hard
drives and are available in a variety of port configurations. The controllers
are available through the LSI worldwide network of distributors, integrators
and VARs.


The VMware Ready Certified designation signifies that the
controllers have completed the extensive VMware Hardware Certification Program
testing criteria. New and existing customers may download the VMware ESX and
ESXi 4.0 drivers for free at More
information is available at the LSI Channel Gateway


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