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OWC’s SoftRAID 5.7.3 Now Offers Support for Akitio

OWC’s SoftRAID 5.7.3 Now Offers Support for Akitio

Mac and PC technology company OWC has announced that their new SoftRAID 5.7.3 update will support the Akitio Thunder3 Quad X and Quad mini in the XT versions of SoftRAID.

The SoftRAID development team strives continuously to make SoftRAID the most robust software RAID solution available, and this new release is no exception. With OWC’s recent acquisition of Akitio, this SoftRAID update brings tighter integration of OWC software RAID to even more RAID enclosures, enabling users to create and manage their data faster and safer.

Enhancements included with SoftRAID 5.7.3:

  • Fixed an issue which caused the “Zero Sectors” feature to fail on the second write,
    which can occur on NVMe blades having 4KB sectors and a maximum transfer size of
  • Changes the way that SoftRAID tool reports fatal errors, now writing to the SoftRAID.log
    rather than the system.log file.
  • Adjusts the SoftRAID application, allowing users to disable the ThunderBay 6 registration
    notifications if they wish.
  • Resolved certify window display issue showing “15 minutes” menu item twice for the
    duration of the random access test.

SoftRAID offers five different RAID volume levels, providing safety of data, as well as speed of accessing that data.

SoftRAID 5.7.3 is a free update to users SoftRAID 5.0 and later. A free trial is available and SoftRAID can be purchased at SoftRAID.com.

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