Company History

Since its founding in 1988, ATTO Technology, Inc., headquartered in Amherst, New York USA, has positioned itself as a global leader in storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments. It is our vision to provide a wide range of end-to-end solutions to help customers better store, manage and deliver their data. Our company's experience in engineering advanced technology into real-world product solutions provides customers with a unique competitive advantage.

ATTO is committed to the design, manufacture, and delivery of high performance, flexible and reliable storage connectivity solutions in Fibre Channel, SAS/SATA, iSCSI, Ethernet, NVMe, NVME over Fabrics and Thunderbolt™.

1988

ATTO Technology is incorporated on November 11th

1988

ATTO Technology is incorporated on November 11th

1989

Industry need for storage retrieval is answered with SiliconDisk: a SCSI solid-state disk

1989

Industry need for storage retrieval is answered with SiliconDisk: a SCSI solid-state disk

1990

ATTO receives first OEM customer contract

1990

ATTO receives first OEM customer contract

1991

ATTO products are used in the first electronic video editing systems for motion picture post-production

1991

ATTO products are used in the first electronic video editing systems for motion picture post-production

1992

Introduction of ISA, EISA, and MicroChannel (MCA) Host Bus Adapters for the PC market at Comdex trade show.

1992

Introduction of ISA, EISA, and MicroChannel (MCA) Host Bus Adapters for the PC market at Comdex trade show.

1993

SCSI bridging product is designed to allow up to 49 SCSI devices on one SCSI bus

1993

SCSI bridging product is designed to allow up to 49 SCSI devices on one SCSI bus

1994

Fourth-generation SCSI host bus adapters launch: SiliconExpress 4

1994

Fourth-generation SCSI host bus adapters launch: SiliconExpress 4

1995

ExpressPCI SCSI-3 Accelerator receives the MacUsers Editor's Choice Award

1995

ExpressPCI SCSI-3 Accelerator receives the MacUsers Editor's Choice Award

1996

ATTO develops Fibre Channel host bus adapters, bridges and hubs

1996

ATTO develops Fibre Channel host bus adapters, bridges and hubs

1997

Tim Klein and Dave Snell are selected as Entrepreneurs of the Year for Upstate New York by Ernst & Young

1997

Tim Klein and Dave Snell are selected as Entrepreneurs of the Year for Upstate New York by Ernst & Young

1998

Advantage Reseller Partner Program launches and first distribution agreement is signed

1998

Advantage Reseller Partner Program launches and first distribution agreement is signed

1999

ATTO introduces first enterprise-class ATA-based RAID storage array: connects Fibre Channel to up to 7.2 terabytes of ATA storage in a 3U enclosure

1999

ATTO introduces first enterprise-class ATA-based RAID storage array: connects Fibre Channel to up to 7.2 terabytes of ATA storage in a 3U enclosure

2000

Construction of a 40,000 sq ft world headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Western New York

2000

Construction of a 40,000 sq ft world headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Western New York

2001

ATTO signs agreements with prominent OEMs for FibreBridge™ products to support tape libraries

2001

ATTO signs agreements with prominent OEMs for FibreBridge™ products to support tape libraries

2002

The iPBridge™, an iSCSI-to-iSCSI bridge, is launched

2002

The iPBridge™, an iSCSI-to-iSCSI bridge, is launched

2003

Celerity Fibre Channel host bus adapters are introduced: single-, dual-, and quad-channel with PCI-X connectivity

2003

Celerity Fibre Channel host bus adapters are introduced: single-, dual-, and quad-channel with PCI-X connectivity

2004

ATTO expands to IT markets with VirtualTape technology

2004

ATTO expands to IT markets with VirtualTape technology

2005

4Gb Celerity HBAs and FibreBridges launch alongside FastStream™ SC RAID controllers

2005

4Gb Celerity HBAs and FibreBridges launch alongside FastStream™ SC RAID controllers

2006

ATTO introduces Express Power Center, a RAID osftware utility for Windows® & Mac OS®

2006

ATTO introduces Express Power Center, a RAID osftware utility for Windows® & Mac OS®

2007

Eight new products and 16 product updates released; ATTO also enters the SAS/SATA market with RAID and host bus adapters

2007

Eight new products and 16 product updates released; ATTO also enters the SAS/SATA market with RAID and host bus adapters

2008

ATTO celebrates its 20th year with delivery of our next generation 8Gb Fibre Channel and 6Gb SAS technology

2008

ATTO celebrates its 20th year with delivery of our next generation 8Gb Fibre Channel and 6Gb SAS technology

2009

ATTO introduces the industry's first 8Gb Fibre Channel storage controller

2009

ATTO introduces the industry's first 8Gb Fibre Channel storage controller

2010

MultiPath Director™, the industry's first cross-platform solution for workstation and server connectivity to enterprise storage, is announced

2010

MultiPath Director™, the industry's first cross-platform solution for workstation and server connectivity to enterprise storage, is announced

2011

The Accelerate™ Reseller and Access™ Technical programs are launched to further enhance partnerships

2011

The Accelerate™ Reseller and Access™ Technical programs are launched to further enhance partnerships

2012

ATTO's line of Thunderbolt™ technology enabled Desklink™ Devices, the ThunderLink™ and ThunderStream™ are introduced.

2012

ATTO's line of Thunderbolt™ technology enabled Desklink™ Devices, the ThunderLink™ and ThunderStream™ are introduced.