If you want the fastest RAID possible, ATTO is giving you the tool with the 12Gb ExpressSAS Host Adapter Card. This card connects to your workstation, server, or NAS with an open PCI 3.0 slot. It’s fully certified on both Windows and Linux flavors. The adapter works with either Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) or SATA drive and will give you either 8 or 16 ports. It’s backward compatible with existing 3/6Gb storage and gives you up to 1200MB/S. That extra speed will allow for real time editing of uncompressed 4K Ultra HD video. It also includes built-in RAID 0/1/1e/10 capability.
The ATTO 12Gb ExpressSAS is available now. Pricing was not given.
ATTO Technology Announces Availability of 12Gb ExpressSAS™ Host Bus Adapters; Now Shipping
Representing the latest advancement in SAS technology
Amherst, NY (May 1, 2014) – ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for more than 25 years, today announced its 12Gb ExpressSAS SAS/SATA Host Bus Adapter (HBA) will begin shipping on Friday, May 2.
The latest addition to the ExpressSAS family, the 12Gb SAS/SATA HBA provides users with fast and reliable storage connectivity while enabling scalability for next generation platforms and infrastructures. Optimized for extremely low latency and high-bandwidth data transfer, ATTO’s wide variety of port configurations and RAID levels offer flexibility and reliability for the most demanding applications.
“The much anticipated 12Gb ExpressSAS HBA supplements the industry’s broadest portfolio of storage and network connectivity solutions,” said Wayne Arvidson, vice president of marketing and channels at ATTO Technology, Inc.”What sets ATTO apart is our ability to support a company’s entire infrastructure from data center to workgroup.”
Representing the latest advances in SAS technology, ATTO’s new 12Gb ExpressSAS HBAs offer 8 or 16 port configurations, providing up to 1,200 MB/s per port. In addition, this product features the breakthrough in storage availability and performance, ATTO’s Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) technology. ADS latency management technology, which is built into every ATTO HBA and RAID controller, provides the fastest, most consistent time – to – data, delivering the best-in-industry aggregate bandwidth and predictable data transfers for high performance applications.
ATTO’s ExpressSAS HBAs additional key features and benefits include:
- Cross-compatibility with existing 6Gb/3Gb storage enables users to improve performance while maximizing budget by retaining current infrastructure.
- Enhanced performance potential of both PCIe 3.0 and solid-state drive (SSD) technology increasingly being utilized for tiered solutions in Enterprise data centers.
- Built-in RAID 0/1/1e/10 to accelerate applications and protect data.
- Support for real-time editing of uncompressed 4K video.
- Certified for Windows and Linux applications and platforms.
- Existing certifications with over 20 partners covering all components within the ecosystem from workstations to servers through storage.
“For over 25 years, ATTO Technology has demonstrated the leadership that provides our customers breakthroughs in storage and network connectivity and performance,” added Arvidson. “This latest addition to the ExpressSAS family is an optimized solution that supports today’s radically shifting IT environments including big data, virtualization, and media centric applications.
To browse the entire ATTO Technology family of connectivity solutions, please visit: www.attotech.com.
About ATTO Technology, Inc.
In our 26th year, ATTO Technology, Inc. is a global leader of storage and network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments. ATTO provides a wide range of end-to-end solutions to help customers better store, manage and deliver their data. With a focus toward markets that require higher performance, ATTO manufactures host adapters, RAID adapters, network adapters, RAID storage controllers, Thunderbolt-enabled Desklink Devices, bridges, switches and software. ATTO solutions are based on providing a high level of connectivity to all storage interfaces, including Fibre Channel, SAS, SATA, iSCSI, 10GbE, FCoE and Thunderbolt. ATTO distributes its products worldwide through Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), systems integrators, VARs and authorized resellers. Contact ATTO Technology, Inc. world headquarters at: 155 CrossPoint Parkway, Amherst, New York 14068; Phone: +1 716 691 1999; Fax: +1 716 691 9353; Website: attotech.com.