The Microchip Adaptec 82885T SAS expander card offers a scalable connectivity/fan-out option for additional drives when used in conjunction with a SAS RAID adapter or SAS HBA. The 82885T SAS Expander Card offers ports in a low-profile MD2 form factor with internal ports for connection to a SAS adapter and/or SAS or SATA drives and external ports for optional connections to external JBODs or a SAS adapter.