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ATTO/G-Technology Storage Solutions

G-Technology manufactures the industry's most comprehensive line of external disk storage solutions designed for professional content creation applications, supporting all levels of audio/video production. G-Tech's focus on technology, quality and design has resulted in disk storage solutions with unmatched performance, reliability and style.

"Our G-SPEED eS Pro storage array provides high-speed data transfers to meet the needs of the most demanding video and film professionals," said Stacey Vrolyk, vice president of marketing for G-Technology. "Combining our enclosures with ATTO's R680 adapters allows us to sustain close to 1000MB/sec speeds with RAID protection in a quiet, cool and reliable desktop solution. Complementing our quality commitment, our decision to offer ATTO with our products was based on its strong presence in the media and entertainment market as well as its time-tested technology."

Overview

High-Performance RAID Solutions for HD/2K Production

ATTO's Express SAS RAID host bus adapters have been qualified by Hitachi for use with G-Technology's G-SPEED eS PRO enclosure storage system. Combining ATTO's ExpressSAS RAID HBAs and G-Technology's G-SPEED eS PRO enclosure provides an integrated solution that supports real-time HD and film production, including dual-stream uncompressed 10-bit 1080/60i and 2K DPX playback in RAID 5 protected mode.

Combining our enclosures with ATTO's R680 adapters allows us to sustain close to 1000MB/sec speeds with RAID protection in a quiet, cool and reliable desktop solution... Stacey Vrolyk, vice president of marketing
G-Technology

The combination of ATTO's R680 RAID controller and G-Technology's G-SPEED eS PRO enclosure provides:

  • Mini-SAS connectivity for very high-performance operation for demanding post production applications
  • The most cost-effective desktop RAID storage solution designed specifically for high-end post
  • Unprecedented performance, reliability and flexibility to help users increase productivity and efficiency
  • Solutions/Products
  • Key Features

G-SPEED eS PRO

Capacities 12TB

G-SPEED eS PRO enclosure

12-TB SAS-Connected

  • Direct Attached Storage Option with ATTO's R680 RAID controller

Direct Attached Performance

  • Single G-SPEED eS PRO enclosure with four 7200 RPM, SATA II drives in RAID 0 mode: multi-stream ProRes 422 HQ playback and a single-stream of uncompressed 10-bit HD
  • Two G-SPEED eS PRO units with eight drives in RAID 3 or 5: two simultaneous streams of uncompressed 10-bit HD or a single 2K DPX sequence

Key Features

  • High-speed, low-cost RAID designed specifically for professional content creation applications
  • Whisper quiet aluminum enclosure features (4) hot-swappable drives and 12Gbit mini-SAS connectivity
  • Supports multi-stream SD, ProRes 422, uncompressed HD & 2K DPX workflows when used with ATTO R680
  • Four hot-swappable Hitachi Enterprise-class 7200 RPM, 3.5" 3Gbit SATA drives each with up to 32MB cache
  • Storage capacities up to 12TB per unit – scalable to 24TB*
  • "Smart" cooling fan ensures quiet, reliable operation and data integrity
  • Maintain full performance during degraded mode, plus 50% faster rebuilds, and tunable rebuild priority for user-specific workflows
  • Upwards of 1200MB/s full duplex per channel for media and entertainment and general IT applications
  • Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) Technology and DriveAssure™ Technology ensures efficient I/O performance
  • Easy-to-use GUI with a multi-platform configuration utility and factory presets for plug-and-play operation
  • Safeguard information stored in cache memory during power loss with CacheAssure
  • Mac® OS X and Windows® compatible