Collaborates with Marvell to Deliver Third Generation SAS/SATA RAID Adapters
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, today announced the immediate availability of its ExpressSAS 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID adapters, delivering significant advancements in performance and flexibility with enterprise-class features. The ExpressSAS R60F (16 port internal), R680 (8 port external), R608 (8 port internal), and R644 (4 port external/4 port internal) feature ATTO’s industry-proven RAID stack and incorporate Marvell Technology Group’s 88RC9580 RAID-on-Chip (ROC) processor technology. By working with Marvell, customers will see a significant increase in application performance in media and entertainment and general IT environments.
Leveraging over 18 years of experience delivering high-performance RAID-based storage connectivity products, the ExpressSAS 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID adapters provide superior read/write performance for a broad range of application workloads including digital content creation, streaming video, transactional databases and email and Web servers. With the immediate availability of its 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID adapters in 4 different port configurations, along with the first-to-market 6Gb/s SAS/SATA HBAs available in 5 different port configurations, ATTO is now delivering the most extensive portfolio of SAS/SATA-based storage connectivity solutions.
ExpressSAS RAID adapters are engineered for real-time, bandwidth-intensive workflows that require managed latency for maximum performance. With ADS™, DriveAssure™, Guaranteed Latency and CacheAssure™ technologies, ATTO’s ExpressSAS 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID adapters offer businesses the highest consistent RAID performance and maximize the availability of data in storage and server environments.
ADS Technology - controls the acceleration of data transfers to move large amounts of data more efficiently
DriveAssure Technology - prevents premature drive failure to ensure uninterrupted access to data
Guaranteed Latency – proactively reacts to non-responsive drives in a RAID group
CacheAssure Technology – Battery-less NV cache data protection module that maintains cached data during a power or system failure
“Our ExpressSAS 6Gb/s RAID cards are the latest products in our broad portfolio of SAS and SATA RAID and host bus adapters,” states Tim Klein, president and CEO of ATTO Technology. “By incorporating Marvell’s innovative RAID-on-Chip technology, ExpressSAS 6Gb/s RAID adapters allow our customers to implement a high-performance hardware RAID solution that cost-effectively meets the needs of their bandwidth-intensive applications.”
ExpressSAS 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID adapters support high-performance SAS drives, high- capacity SATA drives and low-latency SSDs, as well as major operating systems such as Windows®, Linux and Mac® OS X. In addition to industry standard RAID levels 0, 1, 4, 5, 6, 10, 40, 50 and 60, ExpressSAS RAID adapters offer exclusive DVRAID™ protection for high-performance streaming environments.
“Marvell has a long history of providing industry-leading enterprise storage controllers and SAS/SATA chipset solutions,” said Dr. Alan J. Armstrong, VP of Storage Marketing, Marvell. “We are pleased that ATTO has chosen our 88RC9580 6Gb/s SAS RAID controller for their ExpressSAS 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID adapter family to deliver superior performance and advanced features to their customers.”
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 solutions to help customers store, manage and deliver their data more efficiently. With a focus toward markets that require higher performance, ATTO manufactures host and RAID adapters, converged network adapters, bridges, switches, RAID storage controllers, and management software. ATTO solutions provide connectivity to all storage interfaces including Fibre Channel, SAS, SATA, SCSI, iSCSI, FCoE and 10GbE. 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; Phone: (716) 691-1999; Fax: (716) 691-9353.
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