ATTO Adds Thunderbolt 2 to ThunderLink Desklink Devices
ATTO Technology, a storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions company for data-intensive computing environments, has introduced the newest extension of the Desklink family featuring Thunderbolt 2.
With transfer speeds of 20Gbps, ATTO Thunderbolt 2 ThunderLink Desklink devices are intended to deliver accelerated access to external storage and networks for I/O-demanding applications.
According to ATTO, its ThunderLink Desklink device enables reliable access to data intensive applications such as 2K, 4K and 3D stereoscopic film, multiple layers of complex, uncompressed real-time effects, and high-definition video and audio editing. ATTO’s Thunderbolt 2 ThunderLink series includes the ThunderLink FC 2162 Thunderbolt 2 to 16Gb Fibre Channel Desklink device, the ThunderLink NS 2102 Thunderbolt 2 to 10GbE (SFP+ LC optical) Desklink device, and the ThunderLink NT 2102 Thunderbolt 2 to 10GBase-T (RJ45 copper) Desklink Device.
ATTO Desklink devices are designed to enable small form factor platforms to connect into high-performance storage and networks, including SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel or Ethernet infrastructures, and to allow access to enterprise-level data center networks. To ensure cross-compatibility, ATTO Thunderbolt 2 products have multiple operating system, port and driver options.