ATTO Technology to Showcase Thunderbolt™ 3 to 40GbE Connectivity at IBC

With twice the throughput of Thunderbolt 2 connectivity, new ThunderLink®® devices provide the fastest Ethernet connection via Thunderbolt in the market

Amherst, NY (September 8, 2016)ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for nearly 30 years, will be demonstrating new Thunderbolt™ 3 to 40GbE ThunderLink® connectivity devices this year at IBC, September 9-13 in Amsterdam.


The new ThunderLink® 3402 dual 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 to dual 40GbE and ThunderLink® 3401 dual 40Gb/s to single 40GbE feature USB-C connectors, allowing greater flexibility and a future-proofing solution when connecting to any Thunderbolt 3-enabled Windows® platform. With protocol speeds of 40Gb/s, users can expect read and write speeds capable of handling demanding bandwidth-intensive applications.  A live demonstration will feature the 3402 providing connectivity from an HP® ZBook Studio Mobile Workstation through a Mellanox® switch to AIC® storage utilizing ATTO’s FastFrame™ 40GbE network interface cards (NICs).  


ATTO is also introducing the new ThunderLink® 3102 Thunderbolt 3 to dual 10GbE and ThunderLink® 3101 Thunderbolt 3 to single 10GbE devices. These optical 10GbE devices allow for connectivity to widespread 10GbE infrastructures and continues ATTO’s longstanding commitment to offer a full portfolio of Thunderbolt 3 products, including 32Gb and 16Gb Fibre Channel as well as 40Gb and 10Gb Ethernet devices. ATTO also maintains a full portfolio of Thunderbolt 2 products to provide a flexible solution for all major storage protocols and operating systems.


The new ThunderLink® devices offer:

  • Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) technology for consistent time-to-data and smooth, reliable streaming
  • All required QSFP+/SFP+ modules for connectivity
  • A simple configuration tool to be able to manage and monitor Thunderbolt products and ATTO host bus adapters from a single pane of glass



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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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