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ATTO Releases SAS Adapters

AMHERST, N.Y. -- ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, announces the immediate availability of the ExpressSAS H608 and ExpressSAS H680, the industrys only 6-Gb/s SAS host adapters. Leveraging PCI Express 2.0 and 6-Gb/s SAS performance, the H608 and H680 deliver the fastest available connection to SAS/SATA storage (up to 8-GB/sec. full-duplex), powering data-intensive IT and digital media applications such as email compliance, tape backup, data warehousing, high-definition video post-production and digital film production.

"ATTO has significant experience as a pioneer in the storage market and today's announcement of the next-generation ExpressSAS family of 6-Gb/s SAS host adapters demonstrates our commitment as a trusted industry leader," said Tim Klein, President and CEO of ATTO Technology. “We have taken the lead in delivering multi-vendor operating system support and interoperability while being the first in the market to deliver blazing-fast 6-Gb/s SAS throughput -- the ideal solution for transactional database applications, email servers, large server farms and digital media production."

ATTO’s next-generation ExpressSAS H608 and H680 offer native x8 PCIe 2.0 to 6-Gb/s SAS connectivity ensuring compatibility with the latest in SAS and SATA technology. The ExpressSAS H608 offers 8 internal lanes of connectivity and the H680 offers 8 external lanes of connectivity, each providing up to 1200 MB/sec. maximum full-duplex throughput per lane. Available in a true low-profile form factor to fit all physical server environments, both the H608 and H680 support up to 256 end-point devices when used with SAS expanders.

ATTO Technology Inc.