ATTO Technology Delivers Enterprise-Class Storage to Mac Environments with HP

Showcasing Industry-First Technology at IBC 2011

Amherst, NY (September 2, 2011) – ATTO Technology, Inc., provides Mac® users Fibre Channel connectivity with enterprise-class storage on the HP P2000 G3 FC Modular Smart Array (MSA) storage system. ATTO will feature this Celerity Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) with Multipath Director™ solution at IBC in Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 9-13, Hall 7, Stand F41.

Mac OS® X has long been the platform of choice for creative professionals. Increased resolutions and project complexity have pushed users to grow their storage footprint. Only ATTO's Multipath Director, when combined with ATTO's 8Gb/s Celerity Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters, offers the market a highly-available storage solution for Macintosh® environments. This combination allows HP to provide solutions to vertical markets that have formerly been outside its usual channels.

ATTO's Celerity line of HBAs are the industry's only 8Gb/sec Fibre Channel host bus adapters that provide high-performance connectivity to feature-rich storage for Mac platforms, a solution useful in media and entertainment, healthcare, oil and gas, government and education, scientific, advertising and rich content digital asset creation.

“ATTO has found that Mac® users in rich-content creation environments have been looking for support for more robust shared storage solutions,” said Tom Kolniak, director of products at ATTO Technology, Inc. “For the first time, professionals using the most demanding Apple®-based applications can meet those needs with the HP P2000 G3 FC Modular Storage Array connected using ATTO's Celerity Fibre Channel HBAs.”

With this offering, Mac Final Cut Pro® users also have the ability to add an HP MSL series tape library for archiving content in their post production environment. This is an end to end solution providing a tiered disk to tape architecture designed for use in Final Cut Pro editing environments enabling users to better manage key digital assets while maintaining a low cost of ownership.

For more information on this solution, and how to purchase, please visit: /solutions/HP or contact your ATTO-authorized representative.


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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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