SerialTek Introduces Small Form Factor 12G SAS and 6G SATA Analyzer

SerialTek, a leader in storage protocol analysis, expands its line of industry‐leading test solutions today with the introduction of the BusXpert Micro II for 12 Gb/s SAS and 6 Gb/s Serial ATA (SATA). With key features found in few other SAS/SATA analyzers, the new Micro II is a portable, lightweight unit that supports multiple analysis processors and a new eye diagram display.

SerialTek’s analyzers feature the industry’s deepest and most flexible triggering with up to 8 separate simultaneous sequencers, logical branching and counters, and easy definition of frames and commands. Hardware filtering is available to make efficient use of the Micro II configurable buffer, with sizes from 9GBs to 72GBs. The software provides a number of ways to display the captured traffic, from viewing a command transaction and its associated frames in Transaction view to viewing a frame as it looks in the SAS and SATA specifications in Details view. Manipulating the trace via searching, bookmarking, and by decode is available with just a few clicks. Innovations like multi‐threaded processing, fast trace display and trace indexing have long been a hallmark of SerialTek’ solutions and are available on the Micro II.

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