Adaptec is a computer hardware company based in Milpitas, California that primarily produces host adapters for connecting storage devices to computers. Products are made to interface with USB, FireWire, SCSI, iSCSI, FibreChannel, Serial ATA, as well as audio/video. Some accessory hardware such as USB hubs are also produced by the company. It also sells network-attached storage devices, including the Snap Server product line.
Recently Adaptec has made several significant inroads into the SAN with its dedicated SAS-based iSCSI storage appliance which provides cost-effective, high-performance, highly reliable RAID storage for mission-critical application servers. The Snap Server 720i was named “Best Entry-Level SAN" for 2008 by InfoWorld.