Nov 05, 2019
Partner Spotlight – Quantum
Quantum Corporation provides data storage
solutions and services that cover the entire data lifecycle. Quantum products and services include
high-performance shared storage systems, parallel file systems, tape backup and
archive systems, storage management and data management software.
The San Jose,
California, company was founded in 1980 and through the turn of the millennium
was a major manufacturer of hard disk storage.
Quantum sold its hard drive division to Maxtor in 2001, which coincided
with a series of tape technology acquisitions by Quantum starting in the late
1990s. After the sale to Maxtor, their
focus turned solely to integrated storage solutions.
is known for its products that help capture, create and share digital content
and large datasets, and their innovative backup, recovery and archiving
solutions. Like ATTO Technology,
Quantum’s expertise and specialization have made them the de facto standard in industries
that process immense amounts of data, like the media and entertainment industry
ATTO officially announced a strategic OEM partnership in February 2000, and
then jointly announced the availability of the Quantum|ATL Prism Fibre Channel
to SCSI bridge in August of that year.
Further joint products would follow, with a next-generation Prism
solution included in Quantum|ATL M-Series and P-Series libraries announced in
2001, and another generation Prism in 2003.
early days, Quantum and ATTO have worked closely together to provide integrated
solutions. The de facto standard
clustered file system in the media and entertainment industry, Quantum’s StorNext® platform, is a
combination of a high-speed parallel file system and advanced data management
software devised to handle massive volumes of unstructured data. ATTO Celerity™ Fibre Channel HBAs and ATTO ThunderLink® Thunderbolt™ adapters are tested
by Quantum for compatibility with StorNext and Quantum Xcellis™ high-performance
qualifies ATTO Celerity Fibre Channel HBAs and ATTO ThunderLink Thunderbolt
adapters for use with their Quantum QXS™ hybrid storage systems
and their new F2000 highly available NVMe storage arrays. ATTO ExpressSAS® HBAs are bundled as the
host SAS interface for Quantum SuperLoader® tape drives shipped today.
You can learn more
about Quantum and ATTO solutions on our website: www.atto.com/solutions/quantum/
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