ATTO Technology Certifies Gen 6 Fibre Channel HBAs with Quantum Storage Solutions

Latest generation of Fibre Channel HBAs strengthen connectivity to tape storage libraries.

Dec 07, 2016


Amherst, NY (December 7, 2016)ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for nearly 30 years, is happy to announce the successful testing and certification of its new Celerity™ 16Gb Gen 6 Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) in Quantum®’s StorNext/ Xcellis Workflow Storage and Scalar tape libraries.

 

The newest generation of ATTO’s Fibre Channel HBAs build on more than 20 years’ worth of experience in Fibre Channel, a protocol designed specifically for storage. With faster reads and writes than previous generations and greater throughput, ATTO’s 16Gb Gen 6 HBAs support twice the number of commands in flight, providing maximum performance for flash arrays and digital media. Celerity HBAs also unleash the full potential of the latest workstations, servers and storage arrays and are compatible with Mac®, Windows® and Linux® platforms.

 

As a result, ATTO is uniquely positioned to provide a high-performance connectivity solution for Quantum’s scale-out storage, archiving and data protection solutions. These solutions enable high-throughput and uninterrupted access in a variety of environments including big data, data backup and recovery, archiving and virtualization.

 

“We’re pleased to be expanding our partnership with Quantum through certification of our 16Gb Gen 6 Celerity Fibre Channel HBAs, adding to the long list of ways in which ATTO and Quantum work together,” said Tom Kolniak, director of products for ATTO.

 

Among the features and benefits offered by ATTO’s Celerity Fibre Channel HBAs:

  • Proprietary Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) technology, ensuring the smoothest data transfers
  • MultiPath Director™, another proprietary feature from ATTO, providing failover and failback protection in addition to load balancing
  • Out-of-the-box compatibility with many operating systems

 

ATTO’s broad portfolio of connectivity solutions, including Thunderbolt™ 2 and 3 enabled ThunderLink® devices,  ExpressSAS® HBAs and RAID adapters, FastFrame™ network interface cards for connection to 10Gb and 40Gb Ethernet networks and XstreamCORE™ storage controllers help users build reliable storage solutions ready to withstand the most data-intensive environments.

To contact a Quantum sales representative, click here.  

 

To browse the entire ATTO Technology family of connectivity solutions, visit: www.atto.com.

 

To purchase ATTO products through leading Value Added Resellers, System Integrators and the ATTO Web Store, learn more: www.atto.com/howtobuy/ .


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