Taipei, Taiwan, - October 19, 2017 - Areca Technology Corporation (ARECA), a leading provider of internal, external and Thunderbolt RAID controllers, today announced the availability of Thunderbolt 3-to-PCI Express expansion adapter. This product delivers a truly innovative solution for connecting SAS/FC storage solution or switch to Thunderbolt-compatible computers.
By supporting Areca Thunderbolt-compatible PCIe adapters, the ARC-4050T3 expansion adapter enables professionals to use the high-performance Areca PCIe adapters they need with the 2016 Apple MacBook Pro, which on its own lacks PCIe expansion slots. Combining Areca SAS Host adapter, as well as Fibre Channel adapter with Areca's ARC-4050T3 will provide the performance and connectivity required by many of 4K deployments.
With dual 12Gb/s SAS ports and dual 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 ports configurations, the ARC-4108T3 host is an ideal solution to connect a high-speed 12Gb/s SAS RAID subsystem for users looking to achieve the highest I/O and data throughput for 4K workflows.
With dual 16Gbps Fibre Channel ports and dual 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 ports configurations, the ARC-4607T3 FC host is an ideal solution to connect a high-speed Fibre Channel SAN for users looking to achieve the highest I/O and data throughput for 4K workflows.