ATTO Technology’s Joint Solution with Nexenta Nets 2015 InfoTech Spotlight Data Center Excellence Award

NexentaStor MetroHA software-defined storage solution delivers high availability, scalability and performance

Amherst, NY (January 20, 2016)ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, announced today that TMCnet, a global integrated marketing company, has named NexentaStor MetroHA as a 2015 Data Center Excellence Award winner. A business continuity solution introduced by Nexenta and ATTO Technology in July 2015, NexentaStor MetroHA was singled out for innovation in the Software-Defined Storage category by infoTECH Spotlight.


NexentaStor MetroHA serves as a stretch cluster, a synchronous storage solution delivering high availability and high performance to multiple data centers up to 50 kilometers apart. The solution also enables continuous operations in the event of site failures by synchronously mirroring data between sites with ZFS end-to-end data integrity.


"Our partnership has produced this business continuity solution that is now recognized for Data Center Excellence by TMCnet," said Jim U'Ren, Product Manager at ATTO Technology. "By partnering with Nexenta for NexentaStor MetroHA with ATTO FibreBridge® Storage Controller products, we have delivered a complete, high availability software-defined storage solution using open, off-the-shelf components to our customers.”


A key component of NexentaStor MetroHA, ATTO FibreBridge® Storage Controllers add enterprise Fibre Channel connectivity to up to 10 shelves of low-cost SAS/SATA drives. They represent the standard of excellence in stretch cluster applications, providing IT administrators with the flexibility to architect modular solutions using software, servers and storage from various vendors.


“By partnering with ATTO Technology to develop NexentaStor MetroHA, we deliver the cost benefits of software-defined storage to business critical applications, ensuring complete data protection while advancing scalability and performance,” said Thomas Cornely, Chief Product Officer at Nexenta. “We are honored to be recognized by TMCnet for storage and data center innovation with this award.”



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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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