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Areca Debuts New Portable ARC-8050T3-6M Thunderbolt 3 RAID Storage


Taipei, Taiwan, - October 11, 2017 - Areca Technology Corporation (ARECA), a leading provider of internal, external and Thunderbolt RAID controllers, today announced the availability and shipping of ARC-8050T3-6M Thunderbolt 3 compact SAS/SATA RAID storage with an optional handle for easy carry. Industry Standard 4-pin XLR connector on its rear is an alternative power source (use Battery Power or supplied AC Adapter). ARC-8050T3-6M RAID storage delivers performance and capacity in a new, portable form factor with 2.5 inch drives. It is the perfect compact design for anyone who needs a quality portable storage solution when working with offsite and in-studio.

ARC-8050T3-6M is equipped with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for connecting to any Thunderbolt 3-enabled host and offers an additional Thunderbolt 3 port for daisy-chaining other peripherals, while also supplying power for quick notebook charging. The Thunderbolt daisy-chaining allows connection of up to six devices, so customers can connect ARC-8050T3-6M for massive amounts of video storage with a single Thunderbolt connection to their host computer. ARC-8050T3-6M also sports a full sized DisplayPort video output connector on its rear, allowing for a quick and easy 4K 60Hz display setup.

ARC-8050T3-6M provides a high performance storage device perfect for the video editor working with Real time multi-stream HD and 4K workflows. It runs efficiently without disruption or major drops in performance to meet the requirements of 4K data workflow. It is so quick it allows for 4K displays at the same time as daisy chaining ARC-8050T3-6M and doing a simultaneous 4K output and file transfers while maintaining maximum throughput. Advanced Configuration feature provides optimized parameter to adjust controlled firmware behavior for smooth data streaming.

ARC-8050T3-6M provides advantage of a wide variety of features. Intelligent power On/Off function on storage turns power in unison with the host computer power status for data integrity. Controller-level hardware encryption manages any kinds of attached drives without impacting the performance for higher levels of security. Areca solution of Thunderbolt 3 RAID storage also offers EFI Option ROM supported for macOS multi-boot. Users can select whether configuration and monitoring is through Thunderbolt interface or from a LAN port. The ArcSAP quick manager is a multi-language management software specifically designed for managing and configuring the ARC-8050T3-6M RAID storage.







About Areca Technology Corporation

Areca Technology Corporation designs and manufactures storage products for virtually all areas of the storage market including DAS, NAS, and SAN. All PCI, SCSI, and Fiber Disk Array Controllers support RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10 or JBOD. It also produces its own custom ASIC, a high-speed IDE controller, and a RAID 6 engine on their controllers to achieve high data throughput and availability. Areca has completely committed its highly skilled research and development effort to disk array technologies that yield the fastest performance, best reliability, and lower cost points than competitive disk array solutions. Areca Technology is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. http://www.areca.com.tw

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