ATTO Technology ( has announced that they’ll
ship the industry’s only 6-Gb SAS/SATA host interface connectivity to
storage to select OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and
partners within the next 30 days for certification and qualification.

Visitors to Storage Networking World, this week, will be able to see
ATTO ExpressSAS 6-Gb SAS/SATA Host Adapters perform in initiator and
target modes running the Iometer benchmarking tool at near line rates
of 600 MB/second per lane.

An expansion of ATTO’s ExpressSAS 3-Gb product line, the ExpressSAS
6-Gb adapters provide the fastest available connection to SAS/SATA
storage in Mac, Windows and Linux environments, the company says.
They combine proprietary Advanced Data Streaming (ADS) technology,
management software and technical support. Applications that benefit
from the high throughput, bandwidth and reliability of ATTO
ExpressSAS 6-Gb host adapters include high-performance digital and
transactional databases, email compliance, tape backup, data
warehousing and high-definition video post-production, says Tim
Klein, president of ATTO Technology.

ATTO representatives will be in booth 1700 at the show to answer
questions, provide storage connectivity solution guidance and more
complete technical details for all ATTO products.