April 7, 2009

ATTO Technology Introduces 6Gb SAS RAID Storage Controller

Amherst, N.Y. - ATTO Technology Inc., maker of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, announced a new addition to its FastStream line of storage controllers.
The FastStream SC 8200 is an
easy-to-use storage controller that provides 6-Gigabit SAS host connectivity
and 3-Gigabit SAS/SATA drive connectivity with high-performance RAID
protection and advanced 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.

The FastStream product line is revolutionary on many fronts, providing a
variety of advanced features, 4KB sector size support to address partitions
larger than 2TB, Media Error Handling which minimizes 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. One of the most beneficial
aspects of the FastStream is that firmware updates are always free,
protecting your investment through new technology innovations. A simple
firmware upgrade will add new features without additional cost or licensing

With the recent introduction of our 8-Gigabit Fibre Channel to SAS RAID
Controller along with Multipathing support for Mac® OS X, Windows® and
Linux, the 6-Gigabit FastStream SC 8200 joins a product line that is
optimized for smooth data streaming with sustained performance so there are
no dropped frames.