April 3rd, 2014 by Lyle Smith
ATTO Thunderbolt 2 ThunderLink Desklink Devices Announced
ATTO Technology has announced their the newest addition to the Desklink Device line, the ATTO Thunderbolt 2 ThunderLink Desklink Devices, which boast transfer speeds at 20Gbps making it ideal for professionals who need reliable, accelerated access to external storage and networks for I/O demanding applications.
Today's increasing demand for media-rich entertainment requires speedy access to data for the most demanding high-performance applications. With ATTO's ThunderLink Desklink Device, it allows users to have reliable access to data intensive applications such as 2K, 4K and 3D stereoscopic film, multiple layers of complex, uncompressed real-time effects and HD video and audio editing. Additionally, ATTO's unique Advanced Data Streaming (ADS) technology offers one of the fastest, most consistent time-to-data, by providing the best-in-industry aggregate bandwidth and predictable data transfers for high performance applications or mobile platform users.
ATTO's Thunderbolt 2 ThunderLink series includes:
- ThunderLink FC 2162 Thunderbolt 2 to 16Gb Fibre Channel Desklink Device
- ThunderLink NS 2102 Thunderbolt 2 to 10GbE (SFP+ LC optical) Desklink Device
- ThunderLink NT 2102 Thunderbolt 2 to 10GBASE-T (RJ45 copper) Desklink Device
Using ATTO Desklink Devices enable today's small form factor platforms to connect into high-performance storage and networks, such as SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel or Ethernet infrastructures, and address the demands of fast growing and evolving work environments by allowing access to enterprise-level data center networks. To ensure cross-compatibility, ATTO Thunderbolt 2 products have several operating systems, as well as port and driver options, which give users the ability to preserve their existing Thunderbolt investments and maintain compatibility with multiple platforms.