News: ATTO Technology and Facilis Partnership Targets High-powered Apple workstations with new 25GbE Adapters
Enables high-bandwidth Thunderbolt 3 connectivity for Apple’s new Mac Pro, iMac Pro and Mac mini
(Amherst, New York--September 4, 2019) ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of network and storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for over 30 years, today announced its partnership with Facilis Technology, to integrate ATTO ThunderLink® NS 3252 Thunderbolt™ 3 To 25GbE adapters within the Facilis HUB shared storage platform. Shown at IBC 2019 on booth 7.B48 for the first time, the solution provides flexible, scalable, high-bandwidth connectivity for Apple’s new Mac Pro®, iMac Pro® and Mac mini®.
At IBC, Facilis will demonstrate 4K and 8K editing workflows featuring their HUB Shared Storage Platform with ATTO Celerity™ 32Gb & 16Gb Fibre Channel HBAs and FastFrame™ 25Gb Ethernet NICs. In addition, Facilis servers include ATTO 12Gb ExpressSAS® HBAs. These technologies allow Facilis to create powerful solutions that fulfill a diverse set of customer connectivity needs and workflow demands.
“Facilis and ATTO have been partnering for several years, and we rely on the strong interoperability and quality of their products working seamlessly with our shared storage solutions”, says Shane Rodbourn, Facilis Chief Operating Officer.
Facilis has been essential in beta testing the soon-to-be released ATTO 360™ Tuning, Monitoring and Analytics Software, a unique Ethernet network optimization tool designed for creative professionals looking to unlock the potential of ATTO FastFrame and ThunderLink adapters.
"We're very happy to expand our longstanding partnership with Facilis” said Tim Klein, President/CEO, ATTO Technology. "The new Facilis HUB Shared Storage platform is a powerful storage solution for media professionals working in compressed and uncompressed high-resolution video finishing formats utilizing Ethernet, Fibre Channel or both."
IBC2019 will see the first European presentation of its newly shipped Facilis HUB Shared Storage System, and previews of version 8.0 HUB software management. Built as an entirely new platform, Facilis HUB represents the evolution of the Facilis Shared File System with the block-level virtualization and multi-connectivity performance required for demanding media production workflows. Additionally, version 7.2 of the Facilis system software and FastTracker 3.0 is now available and included in all HUB systems.
You can visit Facilis at IBC2019 on booth 7.B48 and get a demonstration of the latest offerings and storage solutions.
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For over 30 years ATTO Technology, Inc. has been a global leader across the IT and media & entertainment markets, specializing in network and storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for the most data-intensive computing environments. ATTO works with partners to deliver end-to-end solutions to better store, manage and deliver data. Working as an extension of customers’ design teams, ATTO manufactures host adapters, network adapters, storage controllers, Thunderbolt™ adapters, and software. ATTO solutions provide a high level of connectivity to all storage interfaces, including Fibre Channel, SAS, SATA, iSCSI, Ethernet, NVMe and Thunderbolt. ATTO is the Power Behind the Storage.
ABOUT FACILIS TECHNOLOGY
Founded in 2003, Massachusetts-based Facilis Technology, Inc. designs and builds premium, turnkey shared storage solutions for collaborative media production across all content creation workflows. Their production-proven solutions are designed for use by the craft editor, facility engineer, and owner-operator alike. Flexible, scalable and compatible with industry-standard creative solutions, Facilis’ products blend seamlessly into any network environment and have been installed in more than 3,000 facilities worldwide. https://facilis.com/
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