Adaptec, Inc. provides storage hardware and software solutions to move, manage, store, and protect data and digital content in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Its software and hardware products include application specific integrated circuits, host bus adapters, redundant array of independent disk (RAID) controllers, Adaptec RAID software, storage management software, storage virtualization software, and other solutions that span small computer system interface (SCSI), serial attached SCSI, serial advanced technology attachment, and Internet SCSI interface technologies. The company has strategic alliances with Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation; HCL Technologies Limited; and ServerEngines LLP. It sells its products to enterprises, small and medium businesses, government agencies, and end users through distribution channel partners, original equipment manufacturers, system integrators, system builders, and value added resellers. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.