ATTO Technology Announces Support for Apple macOS® 11 Big Sur

ATTO Technology Announces Support for Apple macOS® 11 Big Sur

Dec 08, 2020

On November 12, Apple® released the latest version of macOS®. macOS 11 Big Sur is the most significant upgrade to the popular operating system since the introduction of Mac® OS X in 2001. It features a major redesign of the user interface as well as support for Apple’s ARM64-based processors.

“We’ve supported the Apple community with connectivity innovations for the last 30 years and continue to do so with Big Sur,” said Timothy J. Klein, president and CEO, ATTO Technology. “Content creators love macOS and we’re happy to provide the high-performance connectivity they need.”

Apple is the platform of choice for creative professionals who work with demanding design and digital production workflows where team collaboration is often essential. Digital assets continue to evolve in complexity and number which naturally leads to more and more data moving through networks. ATTO Technology supplies the connectivity purpose made to address these challenges.

Our products power high-performance, demanding workflows for media and entertainment, government, education, and scientific users, many of whom use Apple products. From Thunderbolt™ to Ethernet, Fibre Channel to SAS/SATA, ATTO products are the highest performing, most reliable and easiest to use connectivity solutions available for Mac environments.

Data density and complexity typify most workflows today, like in science and education where Apple computers are popular and widely used. The same technology from ATTO that Hollywood studios rely upon is equally effective across all industries.

Apple platform developers and OEMs look to ATTO for stable and reliable testbed connectivity to storage and networks. Software and application developers can take advantage of support VMware Vsphere environments with Thunderbolt connectivity using ATTO ThunderLink® Thunderbolt adapters.

Products in the ATTO portfolio supporting macOS Big Sur include:

· ATTO Celerity™ 32Gb/s (Gen 7 and Gen 6), 16Gb/s (Gen 6) and 8Gb Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) with ATTO MultiPath Director™

· ATTO ExpressSAS® 12Gb and 6Gb SAS/SATA HBAs

· Thunderbolt 3 and 2 enabled ATTO ThunderLink adapters

· ATTO FastFrame™ 10/25/40/50/100GbE smart network interface cards (NICs)

· Software including ATTO 360™ Tuning Software, ATTO Xtend SAN™ iSCSI Initiator, ATTO ConfigTool™, XstreamVIEW™, Express NAV™ and QuickNAV

For a complete list of supported products and to browse the entire ATTO Technology family of connectivity solutions, visit:

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