ATTO Technology Demonstrates Innovative Storage Connectivity Solutions at IBC 07

Sep 07, 2007

IBC 2007, Amsterdam, NL (September 7, 2007) — ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, is featuring two live connectivity demonstrations at the upcoming IBC show.  Located in Hall 7 Stand 835 with partner Global Distribution, ATTO will demonstrate proven, reliable high-performance connectivity solutions targeted towards high-end digital editing where workflow productivity is critical and performance must be optimal. 

Demonstration One – Scalable Direct Attached Storage
ATTO will demonstrate its ExpressSAS® SAS/SATA RAID adapter featuring DVRAID™ that provides parity protection in high-bandwidth environments. The ATTO ExpressSAS® RAID Adapter family provides SAS/SATA II connectivity and delivers blazing-fast 3-Gb/sec. per port performance for digital media users requiring the highest performance SAS/SATA RAID solutions. Providing advanced fault-tolerant features that include hot swap, hot spares, online capacity expansion, battery back-up and optimized disk utilization for SAS/SATA or SATA II drives or any combination, ATTO ExpressSAS® R348 and R380 adapters deliver an intelligent and robust RAID solution.  RAID's levels 0, 1, 4, 5, 6, 10, 40, 50 and 60 and ATTO's exclusive DVRAID™ combined with performance levels of up to 1450 MB/sec. make ExpressSAS® RAID Adapters capable of handling the most demanding applications such as 2K and 4K film, multiple layers of complex, uncompressed real-time effects, and high-definition video editing.

Demonstration Two – RAID Protection for Avid MediaDock
ATTO's FastStream™ SC 5300 storage controller is an Avid® approved appliance that easily adds hardware RAID protection to Avid MediaDock™ Ultra320 storage configurations. FastStream SC 5300 is optimized for Avid editing systems to add RAID protection to critical data while maintaining system performance.  Designed as an external device that integrates into new or existing storage, the SC 5300 adds data protection and storage networking without disrupting current workflows. Visit ATTO to see how the FastStream Storage Controller's 480 MB/sec throughput supports editing and digitizing 12 streams of SD video or 2 streams of 10-bit uncompressed HD plus an alpha channel. With its built-in ExpressNAV™ storage manager, the FastStream sets up in minutes to provide a reliable, high-performance solution to enhance productivity of broadcast, cable, production and post-production environments.

“This year's IBC provides us with the opportunity to demonstrate how ATTO solutions support high-bandwidth applications in multiple environments.  We will also showcase how ATTO storage infrastructure solutions simplify and improve digital media workflow,” states Ed Tierney, director of marketing for ATTO Technology, Inc.

ATTO's complete product line will be exhibited, including:

  • 4-Gb PCIe and PCI-X Fibre Channel Host Adapters
  • Ultra320 PCIe and PCI-X SCSI Host Adapters
  • 3-Gb SAS Host and RAID Adapters
  • 4-Gb Fibre Channel-to-SCSI Bridges
  • iSCSI Bridges
  • Storage Controller Appliances
  • Virtual Tape Appliances
  • Performance Striping Software

A variety of ATTO products will also be showcased in several of our partner booths, including:  AJA Video; Blackmagic Design; EditShare; Facilis Technology; Global Distribution; Sonnet Technology and Spectra Logic.

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