IBM ServeRAID M5025 PCI-e SAS/SATA RAID Controller
Part Number(s) IBM Part# 46M0853 IBM Option Part# 46M0830
Overview: The ServeRAID M5025 SAS/SATA Controller for IBM System x is the next-generation 6 Gbps SAS 2.0 external RAID controller. This adapter has two external mini-SAS connectors to control up to 240 devices and supports global and dedicated hot-spare drives. The ServeRAID M5025 controller delivers a full 6-Gbps SAS 2.0 RAID solution with the performance advantages of an extended cache and a standard battery backup unit. With the attachment of the ServeRAID M5000 Advanced Feature Key, the ServeRAID M5025 offers the option of RAID 6, RAID 60 and SED Encryption Key Management.