IntelliProp SAS Initiator IP Core (IPC-SS105A-HI)

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Solution Type: IP Core

End Market: Automotive, Broadcast, Computer & Storage, Consumer, Industrial, Medical, Military, Test & Measurement, Wireline

Evaluation Method: OpenCore Plus

Technology: Interface Protocols: Serial

Arria Series: Arria 10

Cyclone Series: Cyclone IV

Stratix Series: Stratix IV, Stratix V


The IntelliProp IPC-SS105A-HI, SAS Initiator Core is an industry standard Serial-SCSI (SAS) initiator core that enables host designs to connect to high throughput SAS storage devices. The protocol interface is compliant to the SAS specification as defined by the ANSI T10 Organization and provide an industry compliant SAS 3.0 and 6.0 Gb/s interface for host designs. As with all IntelliProp cores, the IPC-SS105A-HI core is fully verified in psuedo-random simulation. Target applications for the IPC-SS105A-HI core include: Internal interconnect for workstation and server storage; Enterprise storage interconnect; HDD/SSD hot-swap environments; SAS Emulator/test boxes.


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    IP Quality Metrics

    Year IP was first released2008
    Latest version of Quartus supported16.1
    Altera Customer Use
    IP has been successfully implemented in production with at least one customerY

    Customer deliverables include the following:

    • Design file (encrypted source code or post-synthesis netlist)
    • Simulation model for ModelSim Altera edition
    • Timing and/or layout constraints
    • Testbench or design example
    • Documentation with revision control
    • Readme file
    Any additional customer deliverables provided with IP
    RTL Encrypted code; synthesis or place & route script
    Parameterization GUI allowing end user to configure IPY
    IP core is enabled for OpenCore Plus SupportN
    Source language
    Testbench languageVerilog
    Software drivers providedN
    Driver OS supportstandalone
    User InterfaceAXI; Avalon-MM
    IP-XACT Metadata includedN
    Simulators supportedModelsim
    Hardware validated Y. Altera Board Name Arria V, Arria 10, Stratix IV, Stratix V
    Industry standard compliance testing performed
    If No, is it planned?N
    IP has undergone interoperability testing
    Interoperability reports available  N

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