Amherst, NY (March 25, 2008) — ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, announced today that its feature-packed Version 3.10 Xtend SAN iSCSI initiator is available for use with HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Arrays (EVAs) in Mac® environments as a connectivity solution for accessing native Fibre Channel storage.
Version 3.10 of Xtend SAN provides new features to aid HP users operating in iSCSI Mac environments including:
Xtend SAN is the first and most widely-distributed, standalone application that allows Mac users to attach existing storage to an IP-based network. With Xtend SAN, users can take existing direct-attached storage devices and make them available to multiple servers, increasing accessibility and simplifying storage management, while leveraging existing IT expertise. ATTO's Xtend SAN iSCSI initiator combined with HP EVAs provides a cost-effective, centralized solution for expanding the boundaries of existing Fibre Channel SANs.
“ATTO's Xtend SAN iSCSI initiator lets Mac users tap the incredible opportunity offered by iSCSI SANs, enabling low-cost Ethernet-based solutions that provide businesses with performance, reliability and security technologies for their storage area networks,” said Timothy Klein, president and CEO of ATTO Technology. “Qualification of Xtend SAN with the HP EVA reinforces ATTO's role in delivering leading storage infrastructure solutions and validates our position as the premier provider of iSCSI Mac solutions for HP users.“
“The trusted architecture and ease-of-use of the HP Enterprise Virtual Array with ATTO's Xtend SAN iSCSI initiator software allows our customers to benefit from the integration of key iSCSI applications such as storage consolidation, collaborative workflows and remote connectivity to existing Fibre Channel SANs," said Charles Newfell, section manager, StorageWorks, HP. "With ATTO's Xtend SAN software, HP EVA users have a secure and highly-available option for Apple Macintosh connectivity.”
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For nearly 30 years, ATTO Technology, Inc., has been a global leader across the IT and media & entertainment markets, specializing in storage and network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for the most data-intensive computing environments. ATTO works with partners to deliver end-to-end solutions to better store, manage and deliver data. Working as an extension of customer’s design teams, ATTO manufactures host and RAID adapters, network adapters, storage controllers, Thunderbolt-enabled devices, switches and software. ATTO solutions provide a high level of connectivity to all storage interfaces, including Fibre Channel, SAS, SATA, iSCSI, 40/10GbE and Thunderbolt. ATTO is the Power Behind the Storage.
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