ATTO Technology Introduces Thunderbolt™ 2 Technology-Enabled ThunderLink®™ Desklink Devices

The Broadest Portfolio of Thunderbolt Technology-Enabled Storage and Network Connectivity Solutions

Mar 28, 2014

Amherst, NY (March 26, 2014) – ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments announced today the newest extension of the Desklink Device family featuring the latest revolutionary I/O technology from Intel®, Thunderbolt 2. With transfer speeds at 20Gbps, ATTO Thunderbolt 2 ThunderLink® Desklink Devices are ideal for the professional who needs reliable, accelerated access to external storage and networks for I/O demanding applications.

"We are excited to announce the first portable adapter that provides Thunderbolt 2 connectivity to 16Gb/s Fibre Channel storage and SANs," said Wayne Arvidson, Vice President of Marketing at ATTO Technology, Inc. "We've been pleased to work with Intel through the development of Thunderbolt 2 and look forward to offering customers the industry's first in what will be a comprehensive line of Thunderbolt 2 technology-enabled products."

As a leader in high-performance storage connectivity solutions, ATTO consistently delivers products that maximizes system reliability and uptime. Today's increasing demand for media-rich entertainment requires accelerated access to data for the most demanding high-performance applications. ATTO's ThunderLink® Desklink Device enables reliable access to data intensive applications such as 2K, 4K and 3D stereoscopic film, multiple layers of complex, uncompressed real-time effects and high-definition (HD) video and audio editing. ATTO's exclusive Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) technology provides the fastest, most consistent time-to-data, delivering the best-in-industry aggregate bandwidth and predictable data transfers for high performance applications or mobile platform users.

ATTO's Thunderboldt 2 ThunderLink® series includes:

The versatility of ATTO Desklink Devices enable today's small form factor platforms to connect into high-performance storage and networks, including SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel or Ethernet infrastructures, and address the demands of rapidly evolving work environments by allowing access to enterprise-level data center networks. To ensure cross-compatibility, ATTO Thunderbolt 2 products have multiple operating system, port and driver options, enabling users to preserve their existing Thunderbolt investments and maintain compatibility with multiple platforms.

"Thunderbolt delivers unparalleled performance, flexibility and simplicity to personal computing," said Jason Ziller, Intel's director of Thunderbolt Marketing. "Products like ATTO's Thunderbolt 2 technology-enabled ThunderLink® Desklink Devices help highlight what Thunderbolt makes possible."

A number of live demonstrations will be showcased at the ATTO Booth SL7613 at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nevada April 7 through April 10.

For more information on ATTO ThunderLink® and ThunderStream® Desklink Devices, please visit:

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