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ATTO Technology

September 06, 2016 10:00 ET

ATTO Technology to Introduce New Thunderbolt™ 3 to Fibre Channel Connectivity Devices at IBC 2016

Demonstration Will Feature Thunderbolt 3 to 32Gb Gen 6 Fibre Channel

AMHERST, NY--(Marketwired - September 06, 2016) - ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for nearly 30 years, will introduce several new Thunderbolt™ 3 connectivity devices at IBC, September 8-12 in Amsterdam.

In one of two exciting demonstrations in Booth 7.F41, ATTO will reveal its much-anticipated Thunderbolt 3 to 32Gb Gen 6 Fibre Channel ThunderLink® device, allowing content creators to achieve the highest throughput rates for improved 4K workflows.

The demonstration will feature a workstation streaming 4K footage from a Facilis Terrablock with Celerity™ 32Gb Gen 6 host bus adapters (HBAs) through a Brocade 32Gb Fibre Channel switch in addition to a Lenovo™ ThinkPad® P70 Thunderbolt 3 mobile workstation connected to the Terrablock through the new ThunderLink 3322 32Gb Fibre Channel device.

ATTO will continue to support 16Gb Fibre Channel with the introduction of the ThunderLink 3162 Thunderbolt 3 to 16Gb Fibre Channel device. These new devices allow customers to take full advantage of the increased bandwidth of Thunderbolt 3 with speeds of up to 2750 MB/s.

The new Fibre Channel ThunderLink devices offer:

  • MultiPath Director™ for failover and load balancing, coupled with dual ports for redundancy and expanded support
  • SFP+ modules are included and have been tested for interoperability
  • A simple configuration tool to manage and monitor Thunderbolt products and ATTO HBAs from a single pane of glass

Be sure to stop by Booth 7.F41 during IBC to learn more about ATTO's Fibre Channel Thunderbolt 3 devices and additional protocol support, including the Thunderbolt 3 to 40GbE ThunderLink, named "Coolest New Product" at NAB in Las Vegas by Post Magazine.

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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 manufacturers 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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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Amber Healy
    ATTO Technology, Inc.
    ahealy@attotech.com
    Phone: +1 (716) 691-1999 x160
    Fax: +1 (716) 691-9353