Intel® Storage Expanders

Enable massive storage infrastructure for data-intensive applications. Intel® Storage Expanders allow servers, controller cards, and external storage to connect to a large number of drives.

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Intel® Storage Expanders

Intel® Storage Expanders

Intel® Storage Expanders offer a low-cost value-added alternative to high port count RAID cards, offer flexibility for architecting a high drive count.

Product Name
Board Form Factor
RAID Level Supported
# of Ports Internal
# of Ports External
Embedded Memory
Intel® Storage Expander RES3FV288 Launched Low Profile MD2 Card Dependent on paired RAID card 28 8
Intel® Storage Expander RES3TV360 Launched Midplane Board Dependent on paired RAID card 36

Intel® RAID Solutions Designed for a Variety of Needs

Intel has the right RAID solution for most any storage workload.


Tri-mode Intel® RAID Controllers and Intel® Storage Controllers bring PCIe* NVMe* to hardware RAID.

Full-Featured RAID

Designed for intensive workloads with minimum downtime. Available in RAID levels 0/1/10/5/50/6/60. Maintenance-free cache backup option plus SSD cache and disk encryption premium feature options.

Entry-Level RAID

Entry Level RAID products provide improved RAID reliability at a low price point and are available in RAID levels 0/1/10/5*/50* (*iMR only).

Storage Controllers

Storage controller products are designed specifically for crucial software-defined storage environments and operate in JBOD mode only.

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Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCB) are purpose built, fully validated server systems that can help partners accelerate time to market with innovative server solutions built with the latest technology. In addition to predefined configurations, Intel will also build servers to your specifications from a list of validated components optimizing the performance and costs when a more custom system is needed. For use by Distributors and Resellers, only.

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