ATTO: Product Integration Will Enhance HD and 3-D Graphics Capabilities and Workflow

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<p><strong>Amherst, N.Y. &mdash; May 28</strong><br />ATTO Technology Inc., a provider of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, announced it will integrate the ATTO ExpressSAS R348, a high-performance 3GB SAS RAID adapter, within the Inscriber G7 broadcast graphics system from Harris Corp. </p><p>Recently introduced at the 2008 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in Las Vegas, the Inscriber G7 is the most advanced HD/SD 3D graphics and animation system available for live-to-air environments.<br /><br />Supplying the highest available SAS throughput, the ATTO ExpressSAS family of 3GB RAID adapters supports data-intensive applications including digital media streaming, tape and backup, rich content delivery and complex databases. </p><p>Combining ATTO&#39;s unique advanced data streaming (ADS) technology with high-performance RAID protection, the ExpressSAS R348 provides Inscriber G7 users with enhanced I/O performance while generating complex, real-time 3-D graphics and animations in both HD and SD.<br /><br />The ATTO ExpressSAS R348 is a highly configurable 3GB SAS RAID adapter offering users the flexibility to select either four internal and four external ports, or eight internal ports to provide up to 300 MB/s throughput performance per port. With the option of connecting SAS, SATA or SATA II storage, the ExpressSAS R348 supports bandwidth-intense applications for video editing and broadcast environments, while providing the ability to add RAID protection.<br /><br />"By bundling the ATTO ExpressSAS RAID adapter with the high-powered Inscriber G7 broadcast system from Harris, users will get enhanced data throughput required for HD live-to-air production," noted Edward<br /><br />Tierney, director of marketing for ATTO. "The 3GB SAS adapter allows Harris to bring a faster and more reliable graphics solution to the broadcast market." <br /><br />"Broadcasters today demand the highest possible HD and 3-D graphics capabilities, as well as workflow enhancements, and the ATTO ExpressSAS R348 adds a significant edge to our Inscriber G7 system," said Mike Bernhardt, director of product marketing for Inscriber graphics systems at Harris Broadcast Communications. <br /><br />"By integrating ATTO&#39;s high-performance 3GB SAS RAID adapter with the Inscriber G7, Harris is able to provide customers with some of the industry&#39;s most powerful graphics creation and playout capabilities."<br /></p>

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