ATTO Technology Introduces 6 Gigabit SAS RAID Storage Controller

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<strong>Amherst, N.Y. &mdash; April 6</strong><br />Building on the success of its Fibre Channel to SAS/SATA storage controller products, <a href="">ATTO Technology Inc.</a>, a provider of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, announced a new addition to its FastStream storage controller line. The FastStream SC 8200 is a storage controller that provides 6 Gigabit SAS host connectivity and 3 Gigabit SAS/SATA drive connectivity with RAID protection and storage management features to address performance intensive, price sensitive environments. The FastStream SC 8200 is provided in two versions: an external rackmount/desktop appliance and an embeddable RAID controller targeted at OEMs and systems integrators. <br /><br />&ldquo;ATTO has provided channel and OEM solutions for the digital video and audio markets for over 21 years,&rdquo; said Tom Kolniak, director of products for ATTO Technology. &ldquo;An important aspect to our success is latency management; by understanding the data flow path from the host to storage, ATTO is able to provide the highest performing solutions for streaming applications. The FastStream SC 8200 Storage Controller is a good example of ATTO&rsquo;s ability to address market needs providing solid, affordable solutions for customers looking to improve workflow performance and add RAID protection in a collaborative environment.&rdquo;<br /><br />The FastStream product line provides 4KB sector size support to address partitions larger than 2TB; media error handling, which aims to minimize workflow interruptions caused by imperfect media; SES management and monitoring; and non-block device pass-through, which allows users to connect devices such as tape and optical drives alongside their disk storage. Firmware updates are always free.<br />

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