ATTO Technology Provides PCI Express Connectivity for HP StorageWorks MSL Tape Libraries

ATTO's ExpressPCI Ultra320 SCSI Low-Profile Host Adapter Certified by HP

Feb 12, 2007

Amherst, NY (February 12, 2007) — ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, announced today that its ExpressPCI UL5D Low-Profile Ultra320 SCSI host adapter is certified as interoperable with HP StorageWorks MSL tape libraries. The ExpressPCI UL5D Low-Profile is a dual-channel SCSI host adapter with a PCIe interface that addresses the growing PCI Express market.

Storage data protection and recovery is vital with companies demanding proficient, interoperable and reliable data-recovery applications. ATTO's ExpressPCI UL5D Low-Profile SCSI host adapter boasts throughput of up to 640 MB/sec. for direct attached applications and is designed to meet the specific demands of high-performance streaming applications such as data backup and recovery.

Like all ATTO SCSI host adapters, the UL5D Low-Profile features ATTO's exclusive Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) Technology which manages latency to maximize throughput in data-intensive environments. Whether performing a simple backup solution or a data-intensive server-less backup solution, the teaming of ATTO's ExpressPCI UL5D Low-Profile SCSI host adapter with HP automated libraries provides a cost-effective data archive, recovery and storage process.

“ATTO's ExpressPCI UL5D Low-Profile host adapter is an ideal solution for customers interested in maximizing throughput in space-constrained direct attached storage environments,” states ATTO director of marketing, Ed Tierney. “Interoperability with HP StorageWorks MSL tape libraries is a testament to ATTO's development of innovative products that address customers’ high performance storage connectivity needs.” 
The HP StorageWorks MSL family of tape libraries, including the MSL6000, MSL4048 and MSL 2024, provide unattended backup, archive, and disaster recovery for small and medium businesses, workgroups, or remote offices.

Pricing and Availability

For more information on how ATTO's host adapters complement direct attached storage configurations to achieve maximum performance out of HP storage devices, visit ATTO Technology's website at /solutions/hp-inc/.

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