Amherst, NY (November 6, 2006)–ATTO Technology, makers of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, has unveiled its line of SAS/SATA RAID adapters, providing flexible SAS and SATA II connectivity while delivering 3-Gb/sec. per port performance for IT and digital media users requiring the highest performance SAS RAID solutions.
ATTO’s new ExpressSAS RAID adapters have a low-profile form factor that fit standard-length PCI Express slots, making them ideal for compact and blade server applications where real estate is at a premium, and are, according to the company, the only SAS RAID adapters with hardware RAID 6 and RAID 60 support, protecting valuable customer data against dual drive failures. The ExpressSAS products offer user-selectable port configuration options, enabling customers to select the optimal mix of internal and external SAS connections.
In addition to supporting Windows and Linux platforms, the ExpressSAS adapters are reportedly the only SAS RAID controllers that support Mac OS X, including Intel-based Macs, bringing the high performance and value of SAS storage technology to Mac-based digital media customers.
ATTO’s ExpressSAS RAID controllers are currently available for customer evaluation with general availability in Q1 2007. Single unit MSRP is $1,095.