ATTO Technology Announces Availability of 12Gb ExpressSAS®™ Host Bus Adapters; Now Shipping

Representing the latest advancement in SAS technology

Amherst, NY (May 1, 2014) – ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for more than 25 years, today announced its 12Gb ExpressSAS® SAS/SATA Host Bus Adapter (HBA) will begin shipping on Friday, May 2.

The latest addition to the ExpressSAS® family, the 12Gb SAS/SATA HBA provides users with fast and reliable storage connectivity while enabling scalability for next generation platforms and infrastructures. Optimized for extremely low latency and high-bandwidth data transfer, ATTO's wide variety of port configurations and RAID levels offer flexibility and reliability for the most demanding applications.

"The much anticipated 12Gb ExpressSAS® HBA supplements the industry's broadest portfolio of storage and network connectivity solutions," said Wayne Arvidson, vice president of marketing and channels at ATTO Technology, Inc. "What sets ATTO apart is our ability to support a company's entire infrastructure from data center to workgroup."

Representing the latest advances in SAS technology, ATTO's new 12Gb HBAs offer 8 or 16 port configurations, providing up to 1,200 MB/s per port. In addition, this product features the breakthrough in storage availability and performance, ATTO's Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) technology. ADS latency management technology, which is built into every ATTO HBA and RAID controller, provides the fastest, most consistent time – to – data, delivering the best-in-industry aggregate bandwidth and predictable data transfers for high performance applications.

ATTO's ExpressSAS® HBAs additional key features and benefits include:

  • Cross-compatibility with existing 6Gb/3Gb storage enables users to improve performance while maximizing budget by retaining current infrastructure.
  • Enhanced performance potential of both PCIe 3.0 and solid-state drive (SSD) technology increasingly being utilized for tiered solutions in Enterprise data centers.
  • Built-in RAID 0/1/1e/10 to accelerate applications and protect data.
  • HBAs with support for real-time editing of uncompressed 4K video.
  • Certified for Windows and Linux applications and platforms.
  • Existing certifications with over 20 partners covering all components within the ecosystem from workstations to servers through storage.

"For over 25 years, ATTO Technology has demonstrated the leadership that provides our customers breakthroughs in storage and network connectivity and performance," added Arvidson. "This latest addition to the ExpressSAS® family is an optimized solution that supports today's radically shifting IT environments including big data, virtualization, and media centric applications.

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For over 30 years, ATTO Technology, Inc. has been a global leader across the IT and media & entertainment markets, specializing in network and storage 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 adapters, network adapters, storage controllers, Thunderbolt™ adapters, and software. ATTO solutions provide a high level of connectivity to all storage interfaces, including Fibre Channel, SAS/SATA, iSCSI, Ethernet, NVMe, NVME over Fabrics and Thunderbolt.  ATTO is the Power Behind the Storage.

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