The 12Gb/s SAS ARC-8028-32 expander module is designed with an integrated ARM Cortex-R4 processor for topology management functions such as discovery, enclosure and drive management, and LED management. The ARC-8028-32 expander module features three or four 12Gb/s SAS SFF-8644 ports. It is designed to fit into a stand-alone box and can be installed in a 5.25” mounting shell. The ARC-8028-32 is ideal for enclosure customers that want to support up to 32 channels 12Gb/s SAS or 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s SAS/SATA JBOD function units using SFF-8643 SAS cables. The ARC-8028 firmware has been included the failover to utilize the most up-to-date technology available, providing your system with reliable, high-quality performance. User can configure ARC-8028 redundant mode with multiple expander module using either RAID controllers or HBAs to achieve failover protection.