3ware to leave IDE RAID business
Earlier in the week, The Inquirer
reported that 3ware had decided to leave the IDE RAID business in order to concentrate its efforts on products like the Palisade, a SAN storage system. Accordingly, 3ware has ceased production on all Escalade RAID controllers. In addition, the Escalade 7000 series has been recalled, but the service and support page
still has the drivers and firmware for the Escalade cards. 3ware has drafted an official letter to its customers which you can read here
. It is sad to see them go.