Amherst, NY (April 08, 2010) – ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, today announced the first and only Fibre Channel connectivity solution that enables workstations in heterogeneous operating environments to connect directly to enterprise-class storage systems. ATTO's MultiPath Director™, a high-performance and feature-rich solution that keeps data available in real time for multiple users, is now incorporated into ATTO's Celerity 8Gb/s Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters. MultiPath Director provides professional communities in media and entertainment, education, government, scientific, and many other growth markets, the option to integrate enterprise-class storage features into workstation applications.
Available with ATTO's single-, dual- and quad-channel 8Gb/s Fibre Channel HBAs and fully-qualified for use with the ATTO FastStream™ RAID Storage Controller, MultiPath Director addresses workstation-level needs for load-balancing and automatic path failover, features that were previously available only at the server level. MultiPath Director provides multiple redundant paths to enterprise storage for high-performance connectivity and is qualified with leading enterprise-class storage vendors. By enabling multiple workstations to connect to high-end Fibre Channel storage, MultiPath Director creates a shared storage environment. It allows users to efficiently collaborate on projects and gain real-time access to content in heterogeneous environments that deploy Windows®, Linux and Mac® servers and workstations.
“ATTO has always been dedicated to providing unique and valuable features in our products that help our customers do their work more efficiently,” states Tom Kolniak, Director of Products for ATTO Technology Inc. “With the announcement of MultiPath Director, we are providing a solution that meets the high-availability demands of applications in media and entertainment SAN environments. We are the first to bring to market a Fibre Channel storage connectivity solution that allows our customers to connect their cross-platform workstations to enterprise-class storage systems.”
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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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