|AMCC Highlights Reliability, Availability and Performance in Live 3ware SAS RAID Technology Demonstration At VMworld 2008|
SUNNYVALE, Calif. & LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 15, 2008--Applied Micro Circuits Corporation's 3ware(R) storage division (NASDAQ:AMCC) will showcase its award-winning 3ware 9690SA SAS RAID controller in a live in-booth demonstration at this week's VMworld Conference. Visitors to Booth #340 will learn how to effectively deliver the benefits of high performance serial RAID technology to virtualized applications.
The in-booth product demonstration will feature a 3ware 9690SA-8I SAS controller connected to 16 Seagate(R) SAS drives in a Supermicro 836EL1 enclosure. The demonstration will feature two virtual machines: a Windows(R) virtual machine running an SQL I/O stress database simulator to generate I/O activity while performing Snapshot Backups of the data with a Linux(R) virtual machine independently performing web hosting operations.
WHAT: AMCC demonstrates 3ware SAS RAID controller and shows visitors how to leverage RAID and virtualization technologies to control their IT infrastructures, gain data protection and maintain performance by reducing server sprawl and platform dependencies.
WHEN: September 16-18, 2008 WHERE: Booth #340, Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada About VMworld
Now in its fifth year, VMworld is the industry's leading virtualization event and a must-attend gathering for all IT professionals looking for actionable ideas, innovative products and best practices for virtualizing the enterprise - from the desktop to the datacenter. For more information on this event, please visit: www.vmworld.com/conferences/2008/.
AMCC provides leadership semiconductor solutions to process, transport and store digital information for the world's wired and wireless networks. As a leading supplier of SAS and SATA RAID controllers with world-class expertise in SONET and Ethernet protocol processing, PHY technology, Power Architecture(R) based processors and storage processors our products are the foundation of the IP Communications Revolution. AMCC's 3ware SAS and SATA RAID controllers deliver cost-effective, high-performance, high-capacity storage for enterprises and consumers worldwide in applications like disk-to-disk backup, near-line storage, network-attached storage (NAS), video and high-performance computing. For further information regarding AMCC please visit our website at http://www.amcc.com or www.3ware.com.
CONTACT: For 3ware-branded Products: Applied Micro Circuits Corporation Charles Eischen, +1-408-542-8816 ceischen @ amcc.com or Dovetail Public Relations Katie Reid, +1-408-395-3600 (Media) Kathryn @ dovetailpr.com SOURCE: Applied Micro Circuits Corporation