Good news on the LTO-6 front. Testing by the major players has reduced the wait time for LTO-6 drives and media and you'll start seeing availability announcements from most vendors this month (Dec). This was mainly due to far fewer teething pains as witnessed with LTO-5.
TOLIS Group's solution prices have been posted on our website and will start shipping after the Christmas holidays (first week of Jan).
We've been sustaining over 190MB/sec with files such as movie and audio data on Mac systems running OS X 10.7 and 10.8 with BRU under PCIe and Thunderbolt configurations using ATTO's H6 and R6 ExpressSAS HBAs. We're seeing similar performance with BRU on Linux systems and Solaris systems using both SAS and Fibre Channel connectivity.