ATTO Technology Expands Relationship with Quantum

Providing joint storage and connectivity solutions for today’s high-performance environments

Amherst, New York (February 09, 2015) - For over 25 years, ATTO Technology, Inc. has been manufacturing high-performance storage and network connectivity products. Today the company announced it has further expanded its long-standing relationship with Quantum by making Celerity™ Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) with MultiPath Director™, ExpressSAS® HBAs and Thunderbolt™ 2 technology enabled ThunderLink® Desklink Devices available directly through Quantum's sales channels. These products are supported by extensive testing and complete certifications with Quantum's StorNext Q-Series storage systems, StorNext AEL archives and Scalar tape libraries.

As the only manufacturer to allow direct connectivity of both servers and workstations to Enterprise-level storage, ATTO is uniquely positioned to provide a high-performance connectivity solution for Quantum's scale-out storage, archiving and data protection solutions. In addition to managing multiple paths between Windows®, Linux® and Mac® workstations, ATTO's solutions for Quantum enable high throughput and uninterrupted access in a variety of environments including big data, data backup and recovery, archiving and virtualization.

"Quantum enables customers to capture, share and preserve their digital assets in the most demanding workflow environments, which requires high-performance connectivity for access to the data whenever and wherever it's needed," said Dave Frederick, Senior Director, Product Marketing at Quantum. "We're pleased to be expanding our partnership with ATTO by offering their Fibre Channel and SAS HBAs and Thunderbolt Desklink Devices configurable on Quantum's price list."

ATTO's Celerity Fibre Channel HBAs and Thunderbolt enabled Desklink Devices provide an ideal solution for users looking to achieve the highest I/O and data throughput for growing digital assets and heterogeneous application environments enabled by Quantum's StorNext scale-out storage solutions. Both product lines feature ATTO's proprietary Advanced Data Streaming Technology (ADS™) and MultiPath Director Technology providing consistent and reliable data transfers protecting the users digital assets, while streamlining their workflow.

Quantum's Scalar intelligent tape libraries provide best-in-class performance, reliability, scalability and cost-effectiveness for long-term data protection and archive. When used in combination with ATTO's ExpressSAS® HBAs, they benefit from low-latency and high-bandwidth connectivity to ensure consistent data transfers and protection.

"The technology based partnership between ATTO and Quantum is a key step as we ensure a validated storage solution for today's complex enterprise environments and gives users the confidence that their storage infrastructure will have the highest performance and lowest latency," said Wayne Arvidson, vice president of marketing and channels at ATTO Technology, Inc. "Today's announcement is a key step as we continue to develop and release further solutions together throughout the year."

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ABOUT ATTO

For nearly 30 years, ATTO Technology, Inc., has been a global leader across the IT and media and entertainment markets, specializing in storage and network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for the most data-intensive computing environments. ATTO works collaboratively with partners to deliver a wide range of end-to-end, customized solutions to better store, manage and deliver big data. With a focus toward markets that require higher performance and with a dedication to 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, FCoE and Thunderbolt. Distributing its cutting-edge products worldwide through Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), systems integrators, value added resellers (VARs) and authorized resellers, ATTO is the Power Behind the Storage.

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