ATTO Technology today announced its teaming effort with Xyratex to offer a high-performance, completely redundant video production solution designed to enhance workflow and increase productivity. The ATTO Celerity Fibre Channel host adapter multipathing solution developed for Max® OS X environments provides load balancing and path failover for uninterrupted access to storage media delivering a solution to meet both high-availability and high-performance requirements. The ATTO Celerity 4-Gb Fibre Channel Host Adapter is available for use with the Xyratex F6412E RAID storage system as a high-speed solution for 4-Gb/sec. Fibre Channel connectivity with multipathing support for the Mac.
The solution by ATTO with Xyratex, previously available only in enterprise-level storage solutions, provides these high-end features at a modest price for OS X environments. ATTO’s years of digital media industry experience with high-bandwidth environments ensures that Celerity host adapters combined with Xyratex storage are tuned for optimal performance.
"Our partnership with Xyratex has enabled us to offer this solution to small-to-medium-sized post-production environments and other video environments,” noted Tim Klein, CEO and President for ATTO Technology. ”ATTO’s longstanding relationship with Xyratex ensured we worked closely from the development phase through go-to-market.”
“Xyratex is committed to meeting our customers’ requirements and we are pleased to be working with ATTO to provide innovative and market-leading solutions for the Mac environment,” says Lisa Hart, VP, WW Marketing at Xyratex. “Our high-performance RAID system and Advanced Power Management software sets us apart from others in the marketplace.”
About ATTO Technology, Inc.
ATTO Technology, Inc. (attotech.com) is a global leader of storage 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, bridges, RAID storage controllers, and virtual tape, and management software. ATTO solutions are based on providing a high level of connectivity to all storage interfaces including SCSI, SATA, Internet SCSI (iSCSI), Gigabit Ethernet, SAS and Fibre Channel. ATTO distributes its products worldwide directly to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), systems integrators, VARs and authorized distributors. Contact ATTO Technology, Inc. world headquarters, at: 155 CrossPoint Parkway, Amherst, New York 14068; P: (716) 691-1999; F: (716) 691-9353
Xyratex is a leading provider of enterprise-class data storage subsystems and storage process technology. The company designs and manufactures enabling technology that provides OEM and disk drive manufacturers with data storage products to support high-performance storage and data communication networks. Xyratex has over 20 years of experience in research and development relating to disk drives, storage systems, and high-speed communication protocols.
Founded in 1994 in a management buy-out from IBM, and with headquarters in the UK, Xyratex has an established global base with R&D and operational facilities in Europe, the United States, and Southeast Asia.
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