Sitting between workstations or a SAN and low-cost JBOD disk storage, ATTO Technology’s FastStream SC 8500 RAID storage controller provides 8-Gb fibre channel host connectivity to multiple tiers of low-cost, off-the-shelf SAS/SATA disk storage enclosures. The device supplies up to 1,400 MB/s access to data while providing parity RAID protection to multiple tiers of disk enclosures. The controller is appropriate for applications in DVA and IT infrastructures, including digital film production, high-definition video post-production, imaging, digital prepress, disk-to-disk backup, audio production, and transaction-based environments. The component has 4-KB sector size support, media error handling, SES management and monitoring, and non-block device pass-through. The product is also available as an embeddable microATX form factor with support for up to 32 storage devices internally.
ATTO Technology, Inc.