ATTO Technology to Introduce New Thunderbolt™ 3 to Fibre Channel Connectivity Devices at IBC 2016

Demonstration will feature Thunderbolt 3 to 32Gb Gen 6 Fibre Channel

Sep 06, 2016

Amherst, NY (September 6, 2016)ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for nearly 30 years, will introduce several new Thunderbolt™ 3 connectivity devices at IBC, September 8-12 in Amsterdam.


In one of two exciting demonstrations in Booth 7.F41, ATTO will reveal its much-anticipated Thunderbolt 3 to 32Gb Gen 6 Fibre Channel ThunderLink® device, allowing content creators to achieve the highest throughput rates for improved 4K workflows.


The demonstration will feature a workstation streaming 4K footage from a Facilis® Terrablock with Celerity™ 32Gb Gen 6 host bus adapters (HBAs) through a Brocade® 32Gb Fibre Channel switch in addition to a Lenovo™ ThinkPad® P70 Thunderbolt 3 mobile workstation connected to the Terrablock through the new ThunderLink® 3322 32Gb Fibre Channel device.


ATTO will continue to support 16Gb Fibre Channel with the introduction of the ThunderLink® 3162 Thunderbolt 3 to 16Gb Fibre Channel device. These new devices allow customers to take full advantage of the increased bandwidth of Thunderbolt 3 with speeds of up to 2750 MB/s.


The new Fibre Channel ThunderLink® devices offer:

  • MultiPath Director™ for failover and load balancing, coupled with dual ports for redundancy and expanded support
  • SFP+ modules are included and have been tested for interoperability
  • A simple configuration tool to manage and monitor Thunderbolt products and ATTO HBAs from a single pane of glass


Be sure to stop by Booth 7.F41 during IBC to learn more about ATTO’s Fibre Channel Thunderbolt 3 devices and additional protocol support, including the Thunderbolt 3 to 40GbE ThunderLink®, named “Coolest New Product” at NAB in Las Vegas by Post Magazine.




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