ATTO Technology Selected by Facilis Technology to Deliver High Performance Data Storage Solution

Apr 08, 2011

Amherst, NY (April 7, 2011) — ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, announced today that its 6Gb/s ExpressSAS®/SATA Host Bus Adapters have been selected by Facilis Technology, Inc., a global leader in storage for post production and content creation, to provide high performance connectivity for their shared storage products. Using ATTO's 6Gb/s ExpressSAS®/SATA H608 internal adapter solution, Facilis is able to achieve unprecedented performance, reliability and flexibility to help users increase productivity and efficiency.

"We found success using ATTO 3Gb/s ExpressSAS®/SATA Host Bus Adapters combined with our TerraBlock storage arrays. Facilis Technology is always looking to increase the performance of its products, said Francis Albert, president and founder of Facilis Technology. "By upgrading to ATTO's 6Gb/s cards, we found a combination that immediately improved the performance of the TerraBlock. Our decision to incorporate ATTO's latest technology into our products was based on its proven SAS technology as well as the customer support they provide."

ATTO's line of 6Gb/s ExpressSAS®/SATA HBAs achieve optimal performance in high-bandwidth environments through PCIe 2.0 technology. In addition, ATTO's proprietary Advanced Data Streaming™(ADS) Technology provides consistent high bandwidth with the lowest latency possible in video streaming and rich-content applications. By combining hardware and software elements to effectively manage latencies and control the acceleration of data transfers, these technologies provide the fastest and most efficient performance with reduced I/O bottlenecks, a critical requirement for media and entertainment applications.

Combining ATTO's ExpressSAS®/SATA HBAs and the TerraBlock provides an integrated solution for all types of collaborative, cross-platform post production environments.

"Facilis' selection of our 6Gb/s ExpressSAS®/SATA HBAs for their Terrablock product line reinforces ATTO's role in delivering the leading storage infrastructure solutions in the media and entertainment industry," said Tim Klein, president and CEO for ATTO Technology, Inc. "Our seven year relationship leverages our more than twenty years of experience in providing high-performance connectivity solutions that power audio and video workflows. We look forward to continuing our partnership as new technologies emerge from both companies." "The unique combination of Facilis' and ATTO's development of technology specifically for this market creates a tremendous solution to solve the challenges facing today's media professional," added Albert.

For more information, please stop by ATTO Technology's booth at NAB 2011 (Booth SL2150) for a live demonstration of this connectivity solution, or visit and

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