FastStream™ Storage Controllers are high-performance, scalable RAID controllers that deliver data protection for applications in DVA and IT infrastructures including 4K and 2K digital film production, high-definition video post-production, digital pre-press, imaging, disk-to-disk backup, audio post, email compliance, data warehousing, data mining and transaction based environments.

The FastStream SC 8500 features leading-edge technology providing 8-Gb Fibre Channel connectivity to low-cost SATA or high-performance SAS storage enclosures. Designed as a 1U external storage controller the FastStream provides RAID protection, ease-of-use features and has one button setup wizards tuned for video, audio, database and general IT environments.

FastStream Storage Controllers enable small workgroups to implement a shared storage workflow without the need for a fibre channel switch. ATTO storage controllers provide intelligent solutions offering accelerated performance, simplified management and peace-of-mind RAID protection for all of your critical data.

FastStream SC 8500

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Technical Highlights
FastStream SC 8500

  • Four 8-Gigabit Fibre Channel host interface ports
  • Eight 3-Gigabit SAS/SATA device lanes via two
    four-port MiniSAS connectors
  • 1GB ECC cache memory
  • DVRAID™ and RAID Levels 0, 1, 4, 5, 6, 10, 40, 50, 60*
    *RAID 40, 50, 60 require ATTO Express Power Center software
  • ATTO Celerity HBA Multipathing support for Mac® OS X
  • Windows 2008 MPIO and Linux multipathing support
  • Express RAID initialization allows immediate access to parity RAID groups
  • 4 KB sector size support for volumes > 2TB
  • Supports up to 128 storage devices when using SAS expanders
  • Up to 1400 MB/sec performance in RAID 5
  • Tunable RAID rebuild priorities allow for full
    application performance during a rebuild
  • Dedicated +Global hot spares
  • Hot swap with autorebuild
  • Real-time performance metrics
  • Non-block device pass-through (tape, optical drives)
  • SES passthrough
  • SES management and monitoring
  • Phone-home email alert notification
  • Advanced media error handling minimizes potential workflow interruptions caused by bad disk sectors
  • Drive initialization and verification feature identifies
    drives with soft errors or performance issues
  • ATTO ExpressNAV™ storage manager browser
    user interface for simplified management,
    monitoring and diagnostics
  • Custom virtual drive serial numbers
  • Includes four 4-Gigabit LC SFP's
  • RoHS Compliant