Sci-Fi Blockbuster 'Avatar' uses ATTO Technology

Astonishing Performance Captures ProTools Users Attention

Amherst, NY (July 6, 2010) — ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, announces a powerful success story in conjunction with Advanced Audio Rentals - Avatar “Sounds Off” Using ATTO's Technology. Using ATTO's ExpressSAS® SAS/SATA 3Gb/s RAID and first to market SAS/SATA 6Gb/s Host Bus Adapters, a rock solid high-performance storage connectivity solution for high-end digital audio editing was created where workflow productivity and performance is critical.

"ATTO's ExpressSAS® proves to be an incredible time saver for Pro Tools HD sessions. It just works!” says Paul Levy, Owner of Advanced Audio Rentals. Advanced Audio Rentals recognized a significant performance improvement using ATTO's SAS/SATA RAID and Host Bus Adapters in combination with Pro Tools® 8 for Mac. After evaluating numerous products using his own guidelines, which are outlined in the success story, Levy decided they would build their scoring systems using ATTO's ExpressSAS® products.

“The success story presents us with a great opportunity to highlight our innovative storage connectivity solutions,” states Tom Kolniak, director of products for ATTO Technology, Inc. “This year we are continuing to highlight our customers experiences based on the latest in storage technology. Our products are designed to meet the high-performance streaming demands of users in the media and entertainment industry and will continue to showcase our customers’ successes and why ATTO is the power behind the storage.”

ATTO has a complete line of 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID and Host Bus Adapters, providing the high-performance connectivity needed to meet the demands of digital media professionals. ATTO ExpressSAS® SAS/SATA RAID adapters provide high-performance data protection and an intelligent RAID solution for workstations in Direct Attached Storage environments. ATTO's RAID adapters deliver affordable host-level RAID for high-bandwidth workflows, such as digital content creation, streaming audio and audio-on-demand. ATTO incorporates value-add features into its SAS/SATA RAID and Host Bus Adapters, such as Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) and DriveAssure™, to ensure smooth data transfers while maintaining consistent performance levels. With these latency-management technologies, ATTO's RAID and Host Bus adapters maintain the highest consistent streaming performance.

The Avatar success story is combined with a compelling video testimonial explaining how others can ensure their success utilizing ATTO technology. Read the complete story and watch the video testimonial at /corporate/media-center

For more information visit:
Video testimonial: /corporate/media-center
Success Story: /pdfs/Advanced-Audio%20Rentals.pdf
ExpressSAS® RAID: /products/category.php?id=1&catid=10
ExpressSAS® Host Bus Adapters: /products/category.php?id=1&catid=3


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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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