ATTO Technology Readies Next Generation
6-Gb SAS Technology for OEMs and Partners

6-Gb SAS/SATA Host Adapter Demonstration Planned for Storage Networking World

Storage Networking World, Dallas, TX (October 13, 2008) — ATTO Technology Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, today announced that they will ship the industry's only 6-Gb SAS/SATA host interface connectivity to storage to select OEMs and partners within the next 30 days for certification and qualification. Visitors to Storage Networking World, this week, will be able to see ATTO ExpressSAS® 6-Gb SAS/SATA Host Adapters perform in initiator and target modes running the Iometer benchmarking tool at near line rates of 600 MB/sec. per lane.

Using the fastest SAS and SATA technology available today, ATTO has engineered the ultimate in flexibility with six models featuring initiator and target drivers and various combinations of internal and external connections. An expansion of ATTO's ExpressSAS® 3-Gb product line, the ExpressSAS® 6-Gb adapters provide the fastest available connection to SAS/SATA storage in Windows®, Mac® and Linux environments. Combining proprietary Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) Technology, management software and superior technical support, ATTO provides the best performance and reliability in the industry.

Applications that benefit from the high throughput, bandwidth and reliability of ATTO ExpressSAS® 6-Gb host adapters include high-performance digital and transactional databases, email compliance, tape backup, data warehousing and high-definition video post-production.

ATTO is excited to offer the highest-performing SAS/SATA host adapters in the market with our next generation 6-Gb ExpressSAS® products,” said Tim Klein, president of ATTO Technology. “ATTO has 20 years of experience working with direct-attach storage networking protocols such as SCSI and SAS, and we are excited to deliver a live demonstration of our latest storage connectivity solutions for IT and digital media environments at SNW.”

ATTO representatives will be in booth 1700 at the show to answer questions, provide storage connectivity solution guidance and more complete technical details for all ATTO products.



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ABOUT ATTO

For nearly 30 years, ATTO Technology, Inc., has been a global leader across the IT and media and entertainment markets, specializing in storage and network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for the most data-intensive computing environments. ATTO works collaboratively with partners to deliver a wide range of end-to-end, customized solutions to better store, manage and deliver big data. With a focus toward markets that require higher performance and with a dedication to working as an extension of customer’s design teams, ATTO manufactures host and RAID adapters, network adapters, storage controllers, Thunderbolt-enabled devices, switches and software. ATTO solutions provide a high level of connectivity to all storage interfaces, including Fibre Channel, SAS, SATA, iSCSI, 40/10GbE, FCoE and Thunderbolt. Distributing its cutting-edge products worldwide through Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), systems integrators, value added resellers (VARs) and authorized resellers, ATTO is the Power Behind the Storage.

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ATTO Technology, Inc.
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