ATTO Technology Certifies Xyratex RAID Storage Solution with
Multipathing Support for the Mac®

ATTO Celerity Fibre Channel Host Adapter and Xyratex F6412 Array provides Improved
Performance in Video Environments

Jan 13, 2009

Amherst, NY (January 13, 2009) — ATTO Technology today announced its teaming effort with Xyratex to offer a high-performance, completely redundant video production solution designed to enhance workflow and increase productivity.  The ATTO Celerity Fibre Channel host adapter multipathing solution developed for Max® OS X environments provides load balancing and path failover for uninterrupted access to storage media delivering a solution to meet both high-availability and high-performance requirements.  The ATTO Celerity 4-Gb Fibre Channel Host Adapter is available for use with the Xyratex F6412E RAID storage system as a high-speed solution for 4-Gb/sec. Fibre Channel connectivity with multipathing support for the Mac.

The solution by ATTO with Xyratex, previously available only in enterprise-level storage solutions, provides these high-end features at a modest price for OS X environments.  ATTO's years of digital media industry experience with high-bandwidth environments ensures that Celerity host adapters combined with Xyratex storage are tuned for optimal performance.

"Our partnership with Xyratex has enabled us to offer this solution to small-to-medium-sized post-production environments and other video environments,” noted Tim Klein, CEO and President for ATTO Technology. ”ATTO's longstanding relationship with Xyratex ensured we worked closely from the development phase through go-to-market.”

“Xyratex is committed to meeting our customers’ requirements and we are pleased to be working with ATTO to provide innovative and market-leading solutions for the Mac environment,” says Lisa Hart, VP, WW Marketing at Xyratex. “Our high-performance RAID system and Advanced Power Management software sets us apart from others in the marketplace.”

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