ATTO Technology Expands Certifications with NetApp®

Expansion of relationship will help customers solve their most bandwidth-intensive problems

Jul 09, 2014

Amherst, NY (July 9, 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 that it is expanding its portfolio of connectivity options for NetApp storage and data management solutions with the Celerity™ 8Gb and Gen 5 powered 16Gb Host Bus Adapters and ThunderLink® 1082 Desklink device.

Enterprises and users in high performance markets— such as financial services, the public sector, media & entertainment, healthcare, energy and scientific research- are challenged by the increased amount of data sets and require technology solutions to quickly retrieve, analyze and process information. The combination of ATTO's high-performance connectivity, coupled with NetApp E-Series and EF-Series storage systems, which deliver up to 12GB/s of sustained bandwidth and over 400K IOPS at submillisecond latency, provides the solutions needed to meet those requirements. NetApp’s EF-Series all-flash arrays and E-Series platforms with ATTO’s Celerity HBAs meet growing market demand for dense, performance-oriented architectures, delivering superior performance, reliability, efficiency and scale.

This certification includes

  • NetApp E2600 Hybrid Array
  • NetApp E2700 Hybrid Array
  • NetApp E5400 Hybrid Array
  • NetApp E5500 Hybrid Array
  • NetApp EF540 All-Flash Array
  • NetApp EF550 All-Flash Array

Celerity Fibre Channel HBAs are designed to cover the full performance spectrum from enterprise to workgroup, and server to workstation environments. The highly integrated family of adapters is engineered to optimize data transfer using a combination of exclusive features. ATTO’s MultiPath Director™ allows users to manage direct connections and multiple paths to NetApp enterprise storage systems, increasing the reliability of high-performance Linux® Mac OS® X and Windows® applications, all while improving performance and protecting data through load-balancing and fail-over. ATTO’s Celerity Gen 5 powered 16Gb Fibre Channel quad channel HBAs, the first of their kind in the market, address the needs of Linux® and Windows® platforms in high performance computing, virtualization and other high-IOP and high-bandwidth environments.

ThunderLink® devices provide fast, redundant and highly-available connectivity to NetApp enterprise-class storage and are an ideal solution for environments where small form factor platforms, such as laptops and all-in-ones need to connect to high performance storage and networks. They provide Thunderbolt™ technology enabled connectivity and the versatility to handle any protocol while addressing the demands of rapidly evolving work environments. ATTO’s Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) manages latency in real-time environments. This results in higher application performance, better transaction processing and an ability to handle larger workloads and client counts.

ATTO Technology has been a member of the NetApp Alliance Partner Program since 2010. By working with NetApp, ATTO enables customers to optimize their IT infrastructure, investments, deploy new capabilities, and accelerate time to market.

For information regarding all NetApp and ATTO certified solutions, please visit

"Today’s IT market is radically changing and requires a very different level of performance characteristics," said Wayne Arvidson, vice president of marketing and channels at ATTO Technology, Inc. "ATTO has been solving performance challenges for other markets for over 25 years and with the NetApp E-Series now brings this performance to Big Data IT infrastructures."

To contact an ATTO specialist please call +1.716.691.1999 extension 240.

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