The IBM System Storage EXP3000, a modular Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) enclosure, expands the storage capacity of IBM System x servers beyond the physical limitations of the servers. The storage enclosure supports SAS technology, which offers enhanced performance and flexible expandability over the SCSI technology. The ISAS88702 2-meter Serial Attached SCSI Cable is designed for high-performance networks, servers, workstations and desktops. This SAS cable features a SFF-8470 (Infiniband®) connector and a SFF-8088 (external mini-SAS) connector that supports data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps.

Aug 29, 2006 · 106-640,AT A GLANCE The System Storage EXP3000 Option for IBM System x helps you meet the challenge of managing mission-critical data in expanding storage requirements. o Delivers 2U rack mount enclosure with twelve drive bays o Supports SAS 10,000 and 15 The ServerProven® program validates selected products for compatibility with ThinkSystem, System x®, BladeCenter® and Flex System servers. Through the ServerProven Program, Lenovo works with industry leaders to test their equipment with ours.