Small, portable, powerful.

ATTO ThunderLink Thunderbolt adapters can go anywhere.

ThunderLink devices support hot-plug and daisy chaining!

A Thunderbolt™ Adapter Designed for Creative Professionals

Faster, more powerful and reliable, with far more compatibility than any other Thunderbolt adapter, ATTO ThunderLink is made to support the work of creative pros.

They're small and portable, easily stacked or rack-mounted with ATTO ThunderRack, they don't get in the way and with the included locking power supplies they're "oops" resistant.
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The Most Powerful Solution

ATTO has developed over 20 different Thunderbolt adapters and is an original member of the Thunderbolt developer community since the technology’s inception. Every ThunderLink adapter design incorporates a deep understanding of the intricacies of Thunderbolt, storage protocols and media workflows to deliver the most powerful connectivity solution available on the market.

Certified for Mac, Windows and VMware ESXi

You can mix operating systems in your production chain however you like knowing ThunderLink will share and move the data between all of it.

And yeah, we include high quality optics too. Any needed optics (SFP+, QSFP+) are already included and rigorously tested to ensure compatibility and data integrity.

ThunderLink - the ATTO Difference

Real-time Streaming of HD, 2K, 4K and Higher

Breeze through your schedule, creating high-quality deliverables on time thanks to ThunderLink's optimized performance, up to 2750MB/s for Thunderbolt 3.

Exclusive ATTO technology reduces latency and eliminates glitches in the data stream.


Disrupted transfer with peaks and drops. Transfer rate dips below optimal performance levels.

ATTO ADS™ technology stabilizes data streams, providing more optimal throughput than the competition.

5x More Compatibility Than Any Other Thunderbolt Adapter



ThunderLink is tested for compatibility with all major storage vendors, so it works out of the box as you expect it to.

With connections for Fibre Channel, Ethernet, SAS/SATA in Thunderbolt 2 and 3, there's a ThunderLink for you.


Widest portfolio available of tested and certified solution components including storage systems, switches, hosts and software applications

Real Support From Real People

A three year warranty and industry-leading support means your ThunderLink
will be a tool you can rely on for years to come.

Protocol Expertise

ATTO Thunderbolt adapters are backed by a 30 year history in storage and network connectivity. Complementary hardware, NICs and HBAs, and software products varying across all protocols help create a single source connectivity solutions. Only ATTO, is able to offer the widest portfolio of Thunderbolt adapters paired with a comprehensive depth of Ethernet, Fibre Channel and SAS/SATA protocol expertise.

Protocol expertise has led to the development of an exclusive set of tools to help optimize our drivers for various environments. Atnetstat, for example, helps provide statistics to aid in diagnostics for Ethernet environments. Monitoring with atnetstat will display lower layer, frame level statistics. This distinct layering framework provides a structured approach to help in tuning and identifying opportunities for performance enhancement.

ThunderLink® - Thunderbolt to Fibre Channel (32Gb FC / 16Gb FC / 8Gb FC)

ThunderLink® FC 2082 (SFP+)
Transfer Rate:20Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 20Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(2) 8Gb/s FC
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 2/LC SFP+
Included SFPs/QSFPs2 SFP+'s
ThunderLink® FC 2162 (SFP+)
Transfer Rate:20Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 20Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(2) 16Gb/s FC
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 2/LC SFP+
Included SFPs/QSFPs2 SFP+'s
ThunderLink® FC 3162 (SFP+)
Transfer Rate:40Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 40Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(2) 16Gb/s FC
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 3/ LC SFP+
Included SFPs/QSFPs2 SFP+'s
ThunderLink® FC 3322 (SFP+)
Transfer Rate:40Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 40Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(2) 32Gb/s FC
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 3/ LC SFP+
Included SFPs/QSFPs2 SFP+'s

ThunderLink® - Thunderbolt to Ethernet (40 GbE and 10 GbE)

ThunderLink® NQ 3401 (QSFP+)
Transfer Rate:40Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 40Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(1) 40GbE Ethernet
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 3/ QSFP+
Included SFPs/QSFPs1 QSFP+
ThunderLink® NQ 3402 (QSFP+)
Transfer Rate:40Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 40Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(2) 40GbE Ethernet
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 3/ QSFP+
Included SFPs/QSFPs2 QSFP+'s
ThunderLink® NS 2101 (SFP+)
Transfer Rate:20Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 20Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(1) 10GbE
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 2/SFP+ LC
Included SFPs/QSFPs1 SFP+
ThunderLink® NS 2102 (SFP+)
Transfer Rate:20Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 20Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(2) 10GbE
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 2/SFP+ LC
Included SFPs/QSFPs2 SFP+'s
ThunderLink® NS 3101 (SFP+)
Transfer Rate:40Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 40Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(1) 10GbE Ethernet
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 3/ LC SFP+
Included SFPs/QSFPs1 SFP+
ThunderLink® NS 3102 (SFP+)
Transfer Rate:40Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 40Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(2) 10GbE Ethernet
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 3/ LC SFP+
Included SFPs/QSFPs2 SFP+'s
ThunderLink® NT 2102 (10GBASE-T)
Transfer Rate:20Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 20Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(2) 10GbE
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 2/RJ45
Included SFPs/QSFPs

ThunderLink® - Thunderbolt to SAS/SATA adapters

ThunderLink® SH 2068
Transfer Rate:20Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 20Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(8) 6Gb/s SAS/SATA
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 2/SFF-8088
Included SFPs/QSFPs
ThunderLink® SH 3128
Transfer Rate:40Gb/s
Input Connectors:(2) 40Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors:(8) 12Gb/s SAS/SATA
Connector Type:Thunderbolt 3/SFF-8644
Included SFPs/QSFPs

ThunderLink® - Rackmount Accessories

ThunderLink® ThunderRack
Transfer Rate:
Input Connectors:
Output Connectors:
Connector Type:
Included SFPs/QSFPs

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