Chelsio Supplies Sans Digital with 10Gb Ethernet Adapters for Enterprise NAS Solutions

Oct 11, 2010, 10:00 ET from Chelsio Communications, Inc.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications, Inc., the leading provider of 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) adapters, ASICs, and storage solutions, today announced that it is supplying Sans Digital with its high-performance 10Gb Ethernet adapters for Sans Digital's EliteNAS enterprise NAS storage systems.

Sans Digital is a leading provider of high-capacity multi-functional advanced storage solutions.  The EliteNAS enterprise series NAS are award-winning, high performance Linux and Windows NAS storage systems with iSCSI target support.  EliteNAS is intended for enterprise customers in high performance computing, virtualization, enterprise and data center environments.  Pairing the EliteNAS system with Chelsio 10Gb Ethernet S320 adapters enables it to support 10G networking infrastructure and offload TCP and iSCSI processing tasks from the host computer CPU.  The offload capability of the Chelsio S320 adapters result in increased performance and available bandwidth, delivering unparallel 10G performance for enterprise and data center networks.

"There is clearly a movement to 10Gb Ethernet solutions, as the technology has become more affordable while providing excellent performance," said Grandy Chen, president of Sans Digital.  "Chelsio has demonstrated leadership in 10Gb Ethernet networking solutions, and our customers can now enjoy the benefits of high performance 10G networking as our EliteNAS solutions offer the best performance/cost ratio in the industry."

"We are pleased to be an active partner with Sans Digital on delivering NAS solutions for high performance computing, storage and data center environments," said Kianoosh Naghshineh, president and CEO of Chelsio.   "10Gb Ethernet is clearly gaining a strong position as the convergence of networking, storage and clustering environments continues to happen."

About Sans Digital

Sans Digital, a leading provider of high performance storage subsystems, is devoted to providing the highest quality storage devices with great flexibility, performance, aesthetics and value.  Sans Digital offers hot-swappable JBOD and RAID storage products for direct attached storage, network attached storage, and storage area network to customers ranging from SOHO (Small Office, Home Office), SMB (Small, Medium Business) to enterprises worldwide.  For additional information on Sans Digital, please visit

About Chelsio Communications, Inc.

Chelsio Communications is leading the convergence of networking, storage and clustering interconnects with its robust, high-performance and proven unified wire, storage software and appliance technology.  Featuring a highly scalable and programmable architecture, Chelsio is shipping 10-Gigabit Ethernet and multi-port Gigabit Ethernet adapter cards, delivering the low latency and superior throughput required for high-performance computing applications.  For more information, visit the company online at

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