ATTO ThunderLink® enables VMware® ESXi™ for Mac Pro®

Aug 24, 2017


Amherst, NY (August 24, 2017)ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for nearly 30 years, today is proud to announce their 16Gb and 8Gb Fibre Channel ThunderLink® Thunderbolt™ devices have achieved VMware Ready™ status for ESXi™.

ATTO ThunderLink devices are the only purpose built Thunderbolt product designed to connect virtualized Mac hardware to 16Gb and 8Gb Fibre Channel storage solutions within VMware® VSphere environments. This provides a new and efficient solution for Apple technologies application development and testing environments, virtual desktop infrastructure and cloud hosting or shared private cloud.

"By utilizing an ATTO ThunderLink in a VMware environment users can now take advantage of a one of a kind solution to bring virtualized Macs into test and development environments," said Tom Kolniak, Senior Director of Marketing, ATTO Technology. "We anticipate the increased scalability and productivity, of this ESXi solution, will resonate with developers by helping to accelerate design cycles and maximize storage resources."

ThunderLink devices with the certified ESXi driver can easily fit into new or existing VSphere environments. They are enabled by the same technology base and can cohabit the same rack as other ATTO I/O solutions. A suite of VMware ready product information pertaining to ATTO, collateral and other resources are listed within the online VMware Solution Exchange at https://solutionexchange.vmware.com/store/companies/atto-technology-inc.

The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.

To view the listing VMware Ready certification please visit: https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?deviceCategory=io
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