Avago Technologies Limited
) announced that computer technology giant Lenovo has chosen to
integrate its Syncro storage controller family into the latter's
latest ThinkServer systems for shared storage clustering.
In addition to shared storage clustering, the Syncro 9286-8e CS
will enrich Lenovo systems by offering RAID (Redundant Array of
Inexpensive Disk) protection. The Syncro storage will optimize the
Lenovo RAID systems per the needs of Small and Medium Businesses
(SMBs), offering a robust, easy-to-install storage clustering
The operations of SMBs can be significantly disrupted by system
failures, given that data is their most crucial link with
customers. If a business loses access to its data, it can translate
into lost revenue, reduced productivity not to speak of damaged
The Lenovo RAID system offers protection from data loss and system
malfunctions. The Syncro solution, added to the RAID Systems
capabilities, will result in improved data sharing and continuous
application uptime. In addition to being cost effective, these
solutions will empower the SMB market with uninterrupted
Syncro storage controllers reduce downtime while safeguarding data
and its high performance comes with low complexity. With shared
storage and high availability features, these storage controllers
easily trump DAS only solutions.
Avago Technologies is a leading producer of a wide range of analog
semiconductor devices. The chipmaker competes with the likes of
Analog Devices, Inc. (
), Finisar Corp. (
) and RF Micro Devices Inc. (
In May, Avago acquired LSI Corporation in a bid to diversify its
business line from wired infrastructure, wireless and industrial
businesses toward the storage chip market. The strategic move was
intended to enhance the top line and expand customer base, in the
face of industry consolidation and challenging macroeconomic
Avago currently holds a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
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