ATTO Technology Joins NetApp Alliance Partner Program


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Amherst, NY – ATTO Technology, a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, today announced membership in the NetApp Alliance Partner Program. Leveraging ATTO’s 22-year history of delivering innovative technology, NetApp customers for the first time have the ability to connect Mac OS® X servers and workstations to NetApp enterprise-class storage systems. This solution provides Mac communities in media and entertainment, education, scientific and government fields, a desirable option to integrate enterprise-class storage features into environments using applications that are specifically designed for Mac operating systems.

ATTO’s unique set of proprietary drivers for the Mac OS X platform enables Mac host systems to recognize multiple paths to NetApp storage, manage failover and significantly boost performance by load balancing data traffic. ATTO’s 8Gb/s Celerity Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) have been certified as the connectivity solution for Mac servers and workstations to NetApp enterprise-class storage.

“The announcement of ATTO’s participation in the NetApp Alliance Partner Program, allows us to provide a solution that meets the high-availability demands of applications in media and entertainment environments. We are the first-to-market with a Fibre Channel storage connectivity solution that allows customers to connect their Mac servers and workstations to NetApp enterprise-class storage systems,” said Tim Klein president and CEO of ATTO Technology.

“ATTO helps us reach a new segment of customers who, until now, have not been able to take advantage of our storage,” said Patrick Rogers, vice president of Solutions and Alliances at NetApp. “Having ATTO as a member in our Alliance Partner program not only helps us reach new customers, but will greatly benefit our joint customers who can now take advantage of NetApp’s flexible and efficient IT solutions.”

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About ATTO Technology, Inc
ATTO Technology, Inc. is a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments. ATTO provides a wide range of solutions to help customers store, manage and deliver their data more efficiently. With a focus toward markets that require higher performance, ATTO manufactures host and RAID adapters, converged network adapters, bridges, switches, RAID storage controllers, and management software. ATTO solutions provide connectivity to all storage interfaces including Fibre Channel, SAS, SATA, SCSI, iSCSI, FCoE and 10GbE. ATTO distributes its products worldwide directly to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), systems integrators, VARs and authorized distributors. Contact ATTO Technology, Inc. world headquarters, at: 155 CrossPoint Parkway, Amherst, New York 14068; Phone: (716) 691-1999; Fax: (716) 691-9353; Website:

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Fax: (716) 691-9353

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